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May 30, 2018

5 Words That Kill Your Motivation (And How To Stop Them From Stealing Your Mojo)

I have to be honest with you. Lately, in my business, I’ve been feeling stuck. We’re talking a serious case of the business blahs. You know, those times where nothing–not even your most impassioned goals–can spur you into action? That’s what I was looking at. I have to say this recent case of the blahs threw me for a loop. I mean, I’m passionate about what I do. My WHY is still rock-solid. So why […]
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 […]