August 2015

The Cost of Not Showing Up and the One Person Rule

I almost didn’t write this.

All sorts of seemingly valid bullshit reasons why I shouldn’t swam through my mind.

“You don’t really know what you’re saying. Who are you to write about this when you haven’t gotten your shit completely together?”

“Enough people have talked about this already. You’re just contributing to the noise.”

“Doing something else would be easier, give yourself a break and go see what’s on Facebook.”

This type of thinking illustrates how collapsed I am internally.

What do I mean by this?… Click to read more

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

As I sit here to type this I question who I am to help you with overcoming imposter syndrome.

After all, I am still questioning myself. Shouldn’t I have figured this out before I start telling YOU how to do it?

This is the exact reason I am writing this to you right now.

You will never not feel like a fake. You will never stop questioning whether or not you are truly qualified to help people. You will never get to a point where you’re finally “good enough” and you’re now “ready” to rest on your laurels.… Click to read more

Buy Your Freedom by Wanting Less

My wife and I have been doing a lot of work lately around money.

For most of our adult lives we thought that being abundant meant having the ability to buy and have the things you wanted.

Now I’m realizing that this “abundant” mindset was really just another form of consumerism disguised in new age clothing. I’m sure it’s different for some people, but that’s certainly what it was for me.

Growing up in a low income family, we often had to scrimp and scrounge to get by (though it seemed we always had enough money for soda somehow).… Click to read more