Category Archives: Fear

My Daily Personal Practice – A Variation Of Meditation For Goal Setting

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Have you ever tried to meditate? It sounds simple enough: just sit still, and try not to think about anything. Clear your mind, and enter instant nirvana. It’s promoted as the key to inner peace and has been credited with everything from curing diseases to boosting sex lives, so it seems like it’s worth a…

The Peace in Peace & Profit

This blog post is different than what I usually share.  But today marks nine years since my whole life felt like it was turned upside down when my step-mom passed away from a tiring battle with breast cancer. In the beginning, the heartbreaking loss was almost the only thing I could think about, but as…

Calming the Lizard Brain: 5 Steps to Dealing With Drama at Work

You know that surge of energy or sick feeling that takes over your body when someone takes credit for your work, makes condescending remarks about your presentation, or steals the pomegranate juice you left in the office fridge? Anytime you get triggered and feel it in your body, you can be sure the ‘lizard brain’,…

Taking 100% Responsibility: What it Means

Want to hear a fun story? I am going to share with you one of the worst moments I ever had in business… and tell you what I gained from it. In my first year of operating my first store, it was a whirlwind of excitement. Business was good, and I was insanely busy but…

Are You Qualified to Start a Business?

One of the most common reasons people tell me that is holding them back from pursuing their dreams, is that they don’t feel qualified. They’re waiting for someone to hand them a piece of paper that says they are 100% qualified for the task at hand. Some people think this has to be in the…

5 Fear-Busting Techniques

If I ask you why you haven’t started that business you keep dreaming about, what will you tell me? You could tell me it’s because the timing isn’t right. You don’t have your business degree yet. You don’t have enough money. The economy is too unstable. The stars aren’t aligned. In a word, you’re AFRAID….