Archives for October 2013

How to ignore that “I can’t do it” voice

Fear keeps us from having what we really want. That chatterbox in our minds constantly tells us why we can’t do You can do anything. Live your dreams. Be successful. Gain self-esteem.it, saying things like, “I’m not smart enough.” “I don’t have the time.” “I don’t have the resources.”

I’m going to show you how to quiet that chatterbox and change your limiting beliefs. [Read more…]

Put anxiety in its place

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” — Mark Twainpositivity, negativity, overcoming anxiety

Sound familiar? I know, I’ve done it, too—spending way too much time worrying about what could go wrong and missing out on what’s happening right now. Worry is good for one thing—encouraging us to prepare. But beyond that, it serves no function.

The more we dwell on the negative, the unhappier we become. The happiest people tend to live in the moment, which, if we’re being realistic, is all we have. We can’t guarantee that tomorrow will come. [Read more…]

Stop missing out on the life you really want

I love “The Matrix,” especially that final fight scene when Neo holds up his hand to those oncoming bullets and says, “No,” freezing them in mid-air. We all need to embrace that power of “No.” There are distractions in our lives that take us away from our real purpose, and we owe it to ourselves to reject them.

Life is full of things that we want to give our attention to. Just as we walk away from one, another pops up.

Anything can be a distraction – a new relationship, food, alcohol, friends and family, TV, a job, whatever. When we are addicted to either avoidance (i.e. procrastination) or the drama that goes on in our lives, we avoid listening to the voice inside us that tells us who we really are and what we really want. [Read more…]

Four tips for rekindling your passion

It’s pretty easy for life to seem stale. We tend to do the same thing most of the time, and being in a routine with no room for growth or new experiences can get old quickly. If we don’t build time into our schedule for what we love to do, we struggle to truly enjoy our lives.

Whether you’re passionate about a hobby, exercise, going to the movies—whatever—even that can start to get old. That seems downright unfair, doesn’t it?

So what do you do when even your passion gets stale?

Here are four ways to rekindle your passion: [Read more…]