Addicted To Work? Here’s How To Not Miss Your Life

Gosh, when today’s question came in — it was something I could really relate to.

It’s about wrestling with your deep desire to create and produce, contribute your unique gifts to the world (i.e. WORK!) and honor the small voice in your heart that that whispers, “Don’t be such a workaholic that you miss out on what truly matters. Life is short.”

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. ~ Annie Dillard Click To Tweet

It’s a topic I revisit often, in my thoughts and conversations. While I don’t claim to have it all figured out…

There are 4 distinct, very doable practices that can help you honor your drive to produce and help you stay out of unhealthy work addiction so you don’t end-up ripping through life, left with only a pile of regrets at the end of your days.  

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Decision Detox: How Making Less Choices Gives You More Freedom

Have you ever walked into a restaurant with a ginormous menu and felt frozen in indecision, like “Aaahg! Too many choices…I have no idea what to get. Don’t want to pick the wrong thing!”

Or been given carte blanche by your significant other, “I’ll take you wherever you want to go. We can go wherever you want — anywhere at all! Just name it,” as you flail around in your head and fail to come up with a good answer.

Or, how about looking at your mile-long to do list and getting totally overwhelmed by all the different things you could work on right now, only to waste hours trying to figure it out.

Limited choices in your day can lead to limitless freedom in your life. Click To Tweet

Welcome to the strange and often anxiety inducing, energy-draining land of limitless choice!

In today’s episode, you’ll learn about the power of a decision detox and how to give yourself an immediate boost in clarity, creativity and overall energy.

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How To Overcome Procrastination

Procrastination is one of those nasty little critters we all deal with from time to time. Thankfully, there are some easy strategies to overcome it.

In this video, I share a big reason why many of us procrastinate that has to do more with biology than psychology.
Then, I’ll share two simple strategies that I personally use to overcome procrastination.

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Small Business RX: What To Do When Your Brain Calls In Sick

Ever have one of those days where no matter how hard you try, your brain just won’t cooperate?

You can’t seem to focus for more than a nano-second.

Any attempt to “force” concentration results in a circular thought loop that concludes either your brain is broken or you’re a total loser…or likely, both.

You certainly can’t write anything cohesive or get anything substantial done.

Add to that, the ticking clock haunting the background of your mind… as though father time himself is begging you,”For heaven’s sake, get something productive done today . . .”

Oy. I’m intimately familiar with those days. And boy do they suck. Big time.

Figuring I’m not alone on this one, I thought it’d be useful to share some of my favorite ways to move my business ahead when my brain calls in sick.

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How To Give Yourself A Self-Deception Reality Check

This morning I spoke with a client who was feeling stalled in growing her online business.

She asked, “What’s stopping me from having success?”

I could tell she was looking for a deep, insightful, inner game type answer.

But that wasn’t what she got.  Here’s what I said next.

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