What’s your motivation level like lately? Do you have some things you’d like to be doing but find yourself blocked, stumped, and stopped? Last week I wrote about how I did some research into aspects of motivation I hadn’t looked at before, including: I wanted some insight to … [Read more...] about Blocked, stumped, and stopped from doing the things you love? Part Two
What’s your motivation level like lately? Do you have some things you’d like to be doing but find yourself blocked, stumped, and stopped? There are some sweet, simple things I love to do but I noticed I wasn’t doing them. Enter some space for some more research on … [Read more...] about Blocked, stumped, and stopped from doing the things you love?
Perspective is everything. When we’ve set a goal for ourselves, when we’re trying to motivate ourselves, the process can be invigorating or downright demoralizing. Goal setting in and of itself can be daunting. Dr. Katy Milkman, in her podcast The Science of How People Change which I … [Read more...] about Freezing streaks and other emergency reserve tips to avoid the what-the-h#ll effect
You know that insidious little voice in your head? I call it your ‘brain ears.’ It’s the voice that picks up on the slightest whiff of negativity and convinces you you’re a total mess. It’s the voice that can keep you up until the wee hours with nasty, negative thoughts. The one that … [Read more...] about Five tips for banishing that critical inner voice of yours
Mindset is your way of thinking and your opinions. What’s your mindset telling you lately? Recently I’ve been diving into mindset research, including “Reframing your reality,” a podcast by Hidden Brain. I’ve also been reading “Mindset, the new psychology of success” by Carol Dweck, which … [Read more...] about The surprising power of your mindset; can you use it to cure a broken ankle?
Do you sometimes feel like you’re speaking a language nobody gets but you, and you DESPERATELY wish you could communicate more clearly and be understood?Do you hate conflict, and yet somehow find yourself navigating a bunch of misunderstandings, hurt feelings, and confusion?How about this - do you … [Read more...] about Communicate better, resolve conflict easier and lessen misunderstandings with Life Lenses®
Phew! It’s been (another) unusual year. No matter how you’re rolling into the holiday season (excited, energized, and invigorated, exhausted, overwhelmed, and weary, or somewhere in between the Life Lenses® and I have your back. So pull up a chair, put up your feet and cast your mind both back … [Read more...] about Happy holidays from me and the Life Lenses™
Groupthink and minimal group identity have always fascinated me. Minimal group identity is when we identify with a group based on something really small and sometimes even insignificant. Minimal group identity, unfortunately, is something that we can use to judge or discriminate against … [Read more...] about How minimal group identity and groupthink affects you (and your nose) and why you should care
Learn how to flip the stubborn stop and go switch and dance with diversity. Keep reading to figure out your particular dance. What comes onto your radar easily, naturally, and comfortably? And what do you miss because it’s awkward, different, or ‘foreign’? Our radars are … [Read more...] about How to flip the stubborn stop and go switch and dance with diversity
Who are you? What comes onto your radar easily, naturally, and comfortably? And what flies under your radar because it’s unimportant, “foreign,” or awkward for you? And most of all, what implications does all of this have? Plenty! As I wrote about last week one popular way to answer these … [Read more...] about The upside of the dark side of personality tests
Drum roll, please… In this week's blog, I present to you the dark side of personality tests. Keep reading to know more about the dark side of the personality tests. Who are you? What comes onto your radar easily, naturally and comfortably? And what flies under your radar because it’s … [Read more...] about The dark side of personality tests
This is part two of ''Why you should always date your co-workers." I've listed some helpful work-related questions to help you understand your co-workers even better... check out the questions listed below. May this list of questions assist you to "date" your co-workers and further encourage you to … [Read more...] about Why you should always date your co-workers part two