You Can Change. Today.

In episode 490 of the podcast, I talked about the power of enthusiasm and my past struggles with darkness & depresion. I came back to the topics in episode 492, specifically because of two comments I got in response to episode 490. The listeners reached out to...
492: EMPOWERED

492: EMPOWERED

Today’s episode is a hybrid – part book club episode, part manifesto on your ability, independent of all circumstances, to create change. I read an amazing book called You Are the Placebo and it came to mind immediately when I got a couple of critical...

Aim With Everything

I really enjoyed Joshua Medcalf’s book Chop Wood, Carry Water. The title refers to one of my favorite Zen sayings: Before enlightment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightment, chop wood, carry water. For years I’ve adapted that Zen wisdom with my clients...
490: Joy, Depression, Pain & Progress

490: Joy, Depression, Pain & Progress

Change can be hard. It can be frustrating. It can feel lonely. For much of my life I felt exhausted by work I hadn’t even yet done…I felt like the road ahead of me was impossible. I have no doubt that those feelings contributed to depression &...

The Place Between Ease & Strain

This past weekend I took a solo road trip to New York City. On the way there, I listened to a book recommended by a friend: Soulful Simplicity by Courtney Carver. If you’d rather listen to this blog than read it, please click play. Otherwise, keep reading below....