My journey from self-help to Law of Attraction
My sister and I were recently sitting in the car waiting for our mother to finish with an appointment. One topic of conversation lead to the next until we landed on this: We are both weary of self-help. Tired of always trying to improve and fix. Three steps to this and 8 weeks to that. […]
5 ways to know if it’s high vibe or trying to fill a hole
The distinction between high vibe versus trying to fill a hole can apply to anything, but seems particularly relevant when it comes to personal development. So think about the books you read, workshops you attend, classes you take, courses you enroll in, podcasts you listen to… How do you know if taking that class about […]
Love Your Life #014: Why I’m done with self-help (and talking about problems)
Welcome to Love Your Life + Law of Attraction. Today we’re going to talk about why I’m done with self-help—and finished with focusing on problems. To access this episode, join LYL Premium. This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to learn… How hundreds of self-help books caused me to change careers and how I […]
Your strengths are where it’s easy. What are you waiting for?
I’m not the quickest when it comes to math beyond calculating the tip on a restaurant bill. I have zero talent when it comes to DIY home improvement projects. I’m on the lazy side when it comes to physical labor of pretty much any kind. And I’m definitely not the one you want in charge […]
It didn’t occur to me to be embarrassed
The other day I was browsing at the bookstore. Two women walked by and when they got close to where I was standing, one nearly dragged the other away saying, Oh, I don’t like to be seen in that aisle. It’s just too embarrassing. I was standing in the Self-Improvement aisle. I stood there for a […]
Mini Mission—Be grateful and enjoy
We are often geared toward what’s next—a new goal, a new want. Toward getting better, having more. Upgrade, improve. Goal set, get. All fine and good to aspire, to anticipate and plan what’s around the corner. But often what gets lost on the way to the next thing is taking time to enjoy and be […]
Are you paying the price of inauthenticity?
The other night Hans came across a great quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” He knew the quote would resonate because as an INFJ on the Myers-Briggs I place a premium on authenticity. The quote sparked thoughts […]