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Why I Don’t Work Better Under Pressure

Why I Don’t Work Better Under Pressure

I don't mean to brag, but I'm like, really good at procrastinating. When it comes to avoiding things I need to do, my ability to distract myself with literally anything else is not simply a skill, it's a gift. Take this very article you're reading right now. I'm on...

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You’re Allowed to Change Your Jeans and Your Mind

You’re Allowed to Change Your Jeans and Your Mind

Remember when you were younger and knew everything? Wasn't that nice? Little did we know then that if we were paying any attention at all, we soon would cross an invisible line in the sand, after which we'd know a lot less about everything. To be honest, I think I...

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What Happens When You Set Boundaries

What Happens When You Set Boundaries

You probably know by now that I have a sweet little Boston Terrier named Grimby. He is curled up next to me while I write this very piece, staring at me with his huge, round, beautiful brown eyes and snoring like a rock polisher. Grimby's almost ten and he's the very...

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How Trust Works

How Trust Works

There are a number of things in life, I've noticed, that simply don't work the way we really want them to work. Merge lanes and roundabouts, based purely on my own empirical first-hand experience of them, seem to be examples of things that seem like they should work,...

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Why You Can’t Make the Right Choice

Why You Can’t Make the Right Choice

They say you can tell a lot about a person from how they interact with the serving staff at a restaurant. I'd add that you can tell a lot about a person from how they interact with the menu. I can tell how decision making goes in life for someone just by sitting down...

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How to Keep Going After You’ve Given Up

How to Keep Going After You’ve Given Up

Can you believe we're 3 weeks into January? This means we've passed Quitter's Day. Did you celebrate? Does one celebrate a day that marks the expiration of goals and intentions? I have so many questions... Generally speaking, Quitter's Day takes place on the second...

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So You Want to Have a Good Year

So You Want to Have a Good Year

Alright, so are you ready for another post about New Year and how to make it awesome? Don't worry, this isn't that post. We're one week into the new year and if you're like most humans, you're already seeing some of that shiny, brand-new-year gleam start to wear off....

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How Not To Let Goals Make You Miserable

How Not To Let Goals Make You Miserable

Guess what? It's that time of year again! You know, when every other post or article you read is about what the heck you're going to do with the bright and shiny, brand-new year stretching out in front of you. First of all, HOW IS IT A NEW YEAR ALREADY? Okay, that's...

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