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May 2, 2018

Is Motivation JUST An Inside Job? 3 Ways That Your Environment Affects Your Success

What really motivates you? Do things that nudge you into action come from something outside of you, or are you motivated strictly by your inner wisdom? We all have varying degrees of inner and outer motivation. But which one is more significant? Sometimes answering that question feels like that age-old debate about “nature vs. environment.” Sure, inner and outer influences both matter. But which one is ultimately more important? I personally lean harder towards intrinsic motivation. […]
April 24, 2018

Is “Hustle” Really Necessary? 3 Signs That You’re Pushing Too Hard For Your Own Good

Seems like you can’t get online these days without seeing some guru talking about the “hustle.” The message seems to be that if you want to build something big, you’ve got to give it ALL up. Things like sleeping. Eating. Health. Family. Oh, and of course, your sanity. But is there a middle ground? Can you reach your full potential without burying yourself under a ton of exhaustion? In other words, is the HUSTLE really […]
April 13, 2018

Are You Too Nice To Say ‘No’? 4 Ways To Recover From Chronic People-Pleasing

Let’s be real–as a woman, I bet at some point you’ve fallen into the “people pleaser” trap. You know, those moments where everyone looks to you for answers, assistance, and support…and somehow, your answer is always YES? That’s what I’m talking about. For example, in your community, are you always being called on to join this committee, take on that project, or donate your time? In the small town that I call home, I’m continually […]
April 6, 2018

4 Ways To Keep Striving For Your Goals (While Giving Yourself A Little Bit of Grace!)

If you’ve spent any time in my corner of the world, you know that I’m all about getting better. I’m a junkie for self-development, change, and growth. And if you’ve found your way here, I bet that you can say the same thing for yourself! And yet, no matter how gung-ho you might be about self-improvement, sometimes you just get tired. That 24/7 drive can wear you out. And eventually, you might find yourself wondering […]