Self-Compassion Is Not Self-Esteem

It's a common mistake made between self-compassion and self-esteem. Just like we can easily swap in error sympathy and empathy which are also very different. Our self-identity is really hard to measure ourselves from our point of view. We sometimes need the feedback or another third party to help us out. I found this test … Continue reading Self-Compassion Is Not Self-Esteem

Hello Arete, Meet My Potential

Intention as Jim Carrey says is everything. Nothing happened on this planet that has been accomplished has ever been accomplished with out intention. 5 minute vid to watch. Check it out. https://youtu.be/8qSTHPABoHc Lets take a page from this premise and loosen up for this week's theme on intention. Like Jim did, lets take a pad … Continue reading Hello Arete, Meet My Potential

Addressing the Gap

Hello 👋🏻 It's great to be back from vacation in Hawaii. I had a lot of time to just listen to myself and reflect. I completely disconnected from work and blogging. I believe you have to take a break from what you're good at, to find how to be great at it when you come … Continue reading Addressing the Gap

4 Seconds

Take three breaths, in and then out. That's about 4 seconds. Our brains scientifically need 1-2 seconds for an urge to react to move past our amygdala (our monkey or reptile brains) and reach our prefrontal cortex where rational thought can take over. Today's world, the action now world, makes this super hard. We've been … Continue reading 4 Seconds

Sensory Markers Are Keys to Avoiding Groundhog Day Syndrome

Using the back and white picture I took above, what do you imagine it smelled like? What colors do you think you'd see? How would the seats feel? What about the temperature? You think it's cold out? What sounds would be heard? I've learned that people will forgive what you said, people will forgive what … Continue reading Sensory Markers Are Keys to Avoiding Groundhog Day Syndrome

Can You Step Into the Same River Twice?

The simple answer is no obviously. Even if you thought there was some creative way to do it, you wouldn't be able to. New sediments come in and out. The waters we first step in move on and each time we go in, it's different water we step into. It's not possible. So, why do … Continue reading Can You Step Into the Same River Twice?