Doubting your ability to find mastery in your life is normal. However, your ability to endure the doubt is in your control. Do not even attempt to stop the feelings of doubt -- just do not let them stop you from achieving the awareness that mastery is an attainable goal.
Even if you learned to picture your audience naked to calm your nerves, you are going to need to say something of value. You can have brilliant ideas, but if they are stuck inside or wrapped in too much junk, they serve you no good.
This past month, I have realized that many people my age, don't just go overboard at weddings. Alcohol and partying hard is still a common theme in many of their lives.
My conversation with Marshall about his latest book Triggers, which airs this week on most of our PBS stations, is all about finding the "je ne sais quoi" -- that uncertain quality that cannot be easily described or even named, but that we know exists.
In the beginning, you're still learning. You're still developing. You're still building. You haven't developed enough competency to feel disappointed by your performance. You're supposed to feel stupid and unskilled.
Here's a preview of the exciting new books on work and psychology. Instead of just spouting their opinions, these authors bring us real data.
You never know how much time you have in this life. Make the most of it, be present and love and care for others with all you've got. I can promise you one thing, it will make everyone, including you, feel great.
Whether you work with a coach or not, getting out of a rut is hard work and at the end of the day we're all responsible for our own advancement. So here are some ways to help you get out of a rut:
Self-Help or Self-Harm? Over the last number years, with the advent of self-help publications, blogs, seminars, TV shows on every feed, in the media,...
The act of forgiving someone is, in essence, your refusal to let anger and hatred prevent you from moving forward. You are taking a stand against allowing the actions of others to alter the course of your life or who you are.
Are you authentic? The same person wherever you are -- with your closest friends, at work and then with strangers? M...
Today I had a fight with God when I was driving in my car. Well, I don't really call God God anymore, now that I no longer follow a traditional religious path, so in reality, I yelled at God-Universe-Higher-Power-Guardian-Angel (and yes, I'm still trying out different names).
It's easier to recognize beauty than it is to create it. You're good enough to know that what you're doing isn't good, but not good enough to produce something great. When you find yourself in this frustrating limbo, the challenge is to never forget what got you there in the first place. Remember that thing that got you into the game.
Whether your loved one is transitioning in a job, graduating from college, following a new career path, been recently diagnosed with an illness or is coming more into him or herself, our job is to embrace theses changes and welcome them. Here are a few ideas to make change more comfortable:
"I just have to tell you how I feel. I'm very upset about what you did." "I'm really angry with you." "I just want to be honest with you. I'm so h...
With these and other tools I've learned to trust that yoga, dance and other movement are so much more than a physical practice. We heal our minds and spirits along with our bodies as we celebrate ourselves through movement.