Why Lack of Motivation Is Not Your Problem!

People think that the biggest enemy to personal and professional growth is lack of motivation. But the true enemy of growth is not lack of motivation but rather feeling too comfortable.   We become so comfortable with things the way they are that our desire to change is minimized by our fear that the changes [...]

2019-08-19T10:26:40-05:00

Push or Pull — Which is stronger in your life?

My wife thinks I'm obsessive... and she's right. When I get an idea or become motivated I throw myself into it completely. And that isn't exactly a bad thing. It's enabled me to do some pretty great things. Without this obsessive quality, I never would have been able to quit drinking, write a book, [...]

2019-05-29T09:28:01-05:00

The key to anxiety and stress reduction is right under your nose!

Did you know the sense of smell connects directly to the limbic system in your brain?   The limbic system is the most primitive part of the brain, responsible for emotions, memories, and motivation. When you smell something, signals are sent from the olfactory bulb, located at the back of your nose, directly to [...]

2018-08-03T13:16:03-05:00

Managing Anxiety During the Holidays

If you are anything like me, as the holidays get closer the stress begins to build. That uncomfortable chest-tightening ache that comes with trying to do everything starts in late November and usually doesn’t subside until sometime in early January. Happy New Year— pass the antacid! The holidays are (sing along with me) [...]

2017-11-16T11:58:35-05:00
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