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The Myth of Balance

I get asked one question more than any other – it doesn’t matter if I’m working with an individual coaching client, a corporate team, or giving a keynote presentation at a conference, I am inevitably asked some version of the following question: “I feel so frazzled.  How can I do a better job of achieving ‘balance’ in my life?” These people have goals for their lives and they are working hard to achieve them, but they feel like they are shortchanging other areas of their lives and are striving for more “balance.” Here is my answer to the balance question… […]

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The Connection Between NASA and Habits

Let’s talk about the science of changing habits for a moment. Research has shown that it takes between ~30 days to begin to form a new habit. In fact, one of these research studies is an incredible illustration of the physiological connection between time and “habits.” Back in the early days of the space program, NASA designed an experiment to determine the physiological and psychological effects of the spatial disorientation the astronauts would experience in the weightless environment of space. NASA needed to know if the environment of space would have some unexpected negative consequences that would endanger the astronauts […]

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

There are only a handful of days until we reach 2014 and for many people it is a time for introspection – for a look back over the year to see what has been accomplished and what still needs to be done. When you look back over 2013 is it with wonder and amazement over how far you’ve come or is it a tad bittersweet, scattered with dreams and desires unfulfilled, false starts, do-overs, and regret? How you view the past year is all a matter of perspective and I KNOW, as surely as I know that the sun will […]

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