Category Archives: Mindset


One Powerful Tip to Motivate Yourself to Write

Even though you may get more comfortable with thinking of yourself as a writer (and I hope Monday’s episode, number 592 called How You–Yes You–Can Use Writing as a Tool for Personal Growth, helped with that; if you missed it,… more →

personal development

How Podcasting Is Like a Personal Development Seminar

Today I’m sharing ways that committing  to a creative endeavor – including, but not limited to, hosting a podcast – is like a personal development seminar by sharing the specific ways producing over 700 episodes of this podcast has helped… more →

come up with ideas

How to Come Up with Ideas Regularly

How do you come up with ideas regularly? Not just any ideas, but solid ideas, lots of ‘em, and on a schedule? That is exactly the lesson I have been learning and integrating since starting this podcast in the fall… more →

paying attention to

What AREN’T You Paying Attention To?

Sometimes the best way to understand something is to think about what it’s not. Similarly, to better understand where your attention is going, it can be helpful to think about what you are either consciously or unconsciously not paying attention… more →

10 Mindful Breaths

Reset Your Brain: 10 Mindful Breaths

One meditation technique that you can use to reset your ability to pay attention is to take 10 mindful breaths with no thinking. That’s it. No sitting for 20 minutes or 30 minutes. No having your foot fall asleep. You… more →

to focus

Giving Your Brain What It Needs to Focus

Do you need help paying attention? That’s what we’re talking about today, from being able to focus, maybe at work, to giving the people you love and aspects of your life the attention they need. I read an interview with… more →

walking can change your life

How Walking Can Change Your Life

I know a lot of people got thrown off of regular exercise during the pandemic because gyms closed. Maybe you walked or ran or rode your bike in the early days of lockdown but then winter set in and it… more →

staying focused

How to Get Better at Staying Focused

Have you been having trouble staying focused on what you want to, or need to, focus on? Today we’re going to talk about how you can get better at staying focused. We’ll cover the two basic categories of attention, how… more →

attention is love

Attention Is Love

What is attention, really? Is it the ability to take in information, or get work done? Well, yes, but it’s so much more than that. Attention is love, and that’s what we’re going to dive into today, in this introduction… more →