Recently, a colleague was going to Airdrop a file to me. As we both stood there, she opened her phone...and immediately opened Instagram. Her muscle memory was so programmed to go straight to Instagram that even though she intended to open her photos, she didn't. What … [Read more...] about One simple way to disrupt bad habits and increase intentionality
I set a Goodreads Reading Challenge goal for 2016 to read 100 books. This isn't that far off from the number of books I would read without an official reading challenge - the big difference is that I'm also challenging myself to be more intentional with my reading. I'm a big … [Read more...] about Books Read in Q1 (plus April!)
I am really good at saying yes. I'm learning how to say no. There are so many interesting and fun things out there to do - not to mention all the things that I feel obligated to do - that I end up saying yes to more than I have hours in the day for. This last month, I made the … [Read more...] about How hard is it for you to say no?
Do you know how to create an action plan? Do you need to? Have you ever found yourself saying any of these things? "It's all in my head." "I forgot about that." "No one can do it except me." "I don't know what to do next." Most of us have. The most common … [Read more...] about How to create an action plan and get more done
I have always felt the need to be stuffy when doing anything official. Like running a business. Or applying to college. Or any job, for that matter. Somehow being stuffy translated to following the rules. And as a Type-A firstborn, following the rules is a Must with a capital M … [Read more...] about Be yourself