halt anxiety in its tracks

Try This Breath to Halt Anxiety in its Tracks

Today’s big idea is that in the coaching world anxiety is often described as excitement without breath. Meaning, anxiety isn’t 100 percent bad. In fact, it’s often a sign that we are up to something big, or important, or out… more →

Be Honest, But Don’t Be a Jerk

Be Honest But Don’t Be a Jerk

Today we’re talking about how to be honest but don’t be a jerk about it,  inspired by a great book I read recently called Would I Lie to You? By Judi Ketteler.  Specifically, I’m talking about how to find the… more →

Get Motivated

Take the Next Right Step to Get Motivated

It’s tempting to feel like you have to wait to get motivated before you take any action. When the truth is, getting going will put wind in your sails and get your motivation humming. I mean, you can’t sit in… more →

Chill Out—Two Acupressure Points for Calming

Chill Out—Two Acupressure Points for Calming

Today’s big idea is that there are two special little spots on your body—no, not any of those spots that just popped in to your head when I said that!—that are important acupressure points for calming the nervous system, and… more →

The Personal Costs of Inaction

The Personal Costs of Inaction

Today’s big idea is that if there’s something that you’re wanting to do, or needing to do, and you’re not doing it, a good way to get yourself motivated is to think about the personal costs of inaction and the… more →

Loving yourself

Loving Yourself is a Radical Act

Why talk about loving yourself on a podcast about being a better person? Well, in the immortal words of RuPaul, “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?”  But there’s more to it… more →


Feeling Grateful During a Pandemic—It Is Possible

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday; I love that it’s about celebrating the things we’re feeling grateful for. And about food. And gathering. I guess I’m biased, because I enjoy cooking, so even though it’s a holiday that requires… more →