Limit Breaking

Show Up Anyway

Things won’t go as planned. So what. Show up anyway.

Are you going to let a little heartache, a bad day, or a sprained ankle get in your way? I don’t think so.

You want it more than that, so you’re going to show up and do what you can.

I learned this lesson in martial arts. When you have a hurt foot because you kicked someone in the elbow (never a fun day, but a great way to block a kick, for the record), you have two choices:

  • You can not show up and let it heal.
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Stop Waiting, Give Now

“What’s going on with you? You’re radiant!”

Every single one of my cells is vibrating.

“How do you feel?” my wife probes.

“Powerful… alive,” I respond with a kind of depth and certainty that exceeds my normal being.

I’ve just finished a training session with Justin Pierce and my whole body is vibrating.

Pulsing. Electric. Centered.

But in my mind there’s fear.

Not the every day, average, vanilla flavor of fear. My heart is yearning to give more deeply, and at the same time, I’m terrified.… Click to read more

How to Stop Feeling Like You’re Not Enough

How often do you end each day feeling that you haven’t done enough?

I usually feel like I could have done more, I could have been more.

My list is long. My ambitions are ballsy. And my vision always seems to be greater than the resources I possess.

It’s no wonder that creative giants beat themselves up about not being and doing enough. 

So, here’s an uncomfortable question I need to ask you:

How’s that working for you?

My guess is, not too well.… Click to read more

The Fastest Habit Disruption Technique (How to Change Who You Are in an Instant)

What if you could change who you’ve always been in an instant? Like a costume change in a grand play, you transform into a completely different person. Unrecognizable from your old self.

You’re no longer you. You’re free to be anything and everything you’ve always wanted to be.

You can do that. You can change anything about yourself.

Right Now.
Just start by pondering this one extraordinary truth: The vast makeup of who we are is the result of repetitive behaviors rooted in beliefs we have about ourselves.… Click to read more

People Don't Care As Much As You ThinkYou’re on the brink of hanging up your shingle and offering your gift to the world. But instead you stare blankly at the screen, paralyzed by the fear of no one showing up.

Or… you almost announce your new blog on Facebook and ask for help spreading the word. But you hesitate as your mind fast-forwards to catastrophic what-ifs of no one really loving you enough to help.

Or… you start to ask for the contract, the deal, the review, but fortune-telling anxieties keep it collecting dust in your drafts folder.… Click to read more