So Perfect, Maybe Not

High standards I admire just for the record. I have them. But, I don't let them rule me or be my sole input in trying to achieve something. Being perfect is often confused as a synonym in partnership with excellence. They're completely different. Practicing excellence and practicing perfection are not the same thing. Trying to... Continue Reading →

Bring the Peace, Leave the Ruckus

What has been your most stressful whacked out day you have ever had? Was there a time as you reflected back you just were thinking you might actually fold from the immense pressure you were under? Did you take it with you when you left? Bring it home to loved ones? Calming these racing thoughts... Continue Reading →

Perfect Does Not Wait for You

Why are you thinking your perfect is waiting for you? It's not. So many things that influence have us believing that it is. Social media, apps, and instant access to info makes us think that it is. It also makes it completely hard for us to know where to look. So, we wait. With every... Continue Reading →

Your Competition

Our competition isn't other people as we would like to make ourselves believe. It's with ourselves. The hardest adversaries we will ever encounter is our egotistic mindsets. I put off my writing for well over a week with the start of this February missing about the entire first week of this month because my competition,... Continue Reading →

GTTW Podcast Ep. 2 (13min.)

Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Leveraging Motivators https://anchor.fm/shawn-ward/episodes/Leveraging-Motivators-e2v7nh To achieve our best chance of overcoming approach avoidance we need to understand striking a healthy balance between intrinsic and extrinsic motivators. Bringing more awareness to our foundational personal values and anchoring into intrinsic motivations that come from those most personal values will... Continue Reading →

Being Consumed

You ever have a day where you just get hijacked by your own negative thinking? Yeah, me too. Nothing is broken or wrong with you though, this is natural to do. Whether it's your worry about the tough day you just had and wondering if your going to have another today. Or, your fidgeting about... Continue Reading →

Approach Avoidance

It’s hard not to let our minds fear what’s going to happen on the way up that hill or on the other side.We enjoy a dip into the unknown every now and again. Especially when we find ourselves in the midst of a new year. We're wired however with approach avoidance. That reptile like impulse... Continue Reading →

Quote Roulette #9

"Optimization in my experience is a bit of a myth. You can't be hyper-productive and eat healthy and exercise and be on top of emails and be clean and organized and socialize and expect to read a novel per week, you just can't. Something's gotta give." - GanzeerEveryone would like to say that they have... Continue Reading →

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