Do you REALLY want what you say you do?

 photo courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net/stuartmiles  You might say, “What kind of question is that?”  It’s a serious one, though.  We all want things, and we all say we have goals, but how clear is our picture of what these are- and how do we get there?  It’s hard to get somewhere if you don’t know. And whatContinue reading “Do you REALLY want what you say you do?”

“The easiest thing to do is nothing”.

This is something I say to my clients all the time.  And it’s true.  Here are a few examples: Staying in a relationship you know is bad because it’s easier than leaving. Feeling overweight but not going to the gym- or improving your diet because it’s “too hard”. Not looking for a better job whenContinue reading ““The easiest thing to do is nothing”.”

Want to change? Then do the things you don’t want to do.

Every day we’re bombarded with messages that we should change- lose weight, eat better, save more money, and so on.  And most of us are perpetually trying to make some kind of change.  Not that we shouldn’t try to better ourselves, but we often fail because making the change isn’t something we really want toContinue reading “Want to change? Then do the things you don’t want to do.”

Making SMARTer New Year’s Resolutions (Repost)

I was thinking about what to write about New Year’s Resolutions this year, and I had a few different ideas, but I realized I’m just not crazy about the topic.  I do like the idea of resolutions, and of course I’m all for self-improvement, but I also know the reality is that most resolutions comeContinue reading “Making SMARTer New Year’s Resolutions (Repost)”