Values and decisions

If values are what makes you YOU, decisions are how they come to life in practice. You are striving to reach a goal (several, probably). Is there a connection between your values and the goal you are working towards? It is infinitely powerful when that clicks. You want that to click. That’s where the magic comes in, … Continue reading Values and decisions

Dear brain (a love letter)

First of all, I have to apologize. That was quite the warning shot with that concussion last week.  I took you for granted way too much, dear brain. You have done a pretty great job keeping things together over the past 40 years and I’ve been barely helpful at times. I have to admit, I … Continue reading Dear brain (a love letter)

Goal getting: Prevent slippage

You set your goal. You do things (sort of) to make it happen. How "on track" are you with this? If things were actually slipping, how long would it take you to realize? To me, that is one of the main things why the change we kinda sorta want never fully gets off the ground. … Continue reading Goal getting: Prevent slippage

Goal getting: Helpful Conversations

Having conversations is how we rope in other people into our cause, into the changes we want to make. No big thing worth doing gets done alone, so, at some point, you are going to need other people. They can be our biggest source of energy and support, or it can be quite the opposite. … Continue reading Goal getting: Helpful Conversations

Goal getting: Put things in your calendar

How can you anchor your plans and goals in reality? Put them in your calendar. Treat this like an appointment with your future self. Especially if you are very busy, if you wait for a time "when you have time", it just might never happen. Or not have the attention it deserves. Identify key steps … Continue reading Goal getting: Put things in your calendar