Get Fed

Everyone loves some feedback. Helps you realize where you're at. Gives you a behind the scenes kind of idea what others are seeing in you and around you. It's a snap of the perception that is at times someone else's reality. It feels great to get feedback. But, for most of us, it only feels... Continue Reading →

Accepting Your Space

Life doesn't pass us by, we just don't stop long enough to let it sink in that we have one. We can own our space that is carved out for us. Or, we can let it own us continuing to blame circumstances for why we cannot be all we want to be. How to accept... 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 →

Under the Weather, Literally

Fellow viewers and listeners of the podcast, I've been under. Not only is the weather giving me a beating, but I've had Bronchitis for the last two weeks. My voice is shot, thus the reason for no podcasts. In my part of the country the windchill has hit an unbelievably cold -60 degrees. But, at... 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 →

Monkeys

Last post was all about a broader stroke on the topic of motivators. Two kinds to be specific, intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic, the better one to really establish behaviors we want to see or desire in our work/life are the ones we want as our foundation. Placing intrinsic motivators over that of exterior ones are... Continue Reading →

Say Yes to Yourself

Fear is a liar. We bring fear through letting it hold us back from even starting. We say no to ourselves in those moments before we can possibly say yes. We are all deeply creative, we just have to move past our fear in our own ideas Crossing the threshold you will find the best... Continue Reading →

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