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How To Be Compassionate Toward Yourself And Overcome Perfectionism

Breaking news, friends.  We are not robots; we are humans. And do you know what that means? It means that sometimes we won’t stick to our schedule. It means that sometimes we experience negative emotions. And it means sometimes things don’t go perfectly as planned. And it’s not because we’ve messed something up. It’s not because we’re not good enough. It’s because we’re humans and not a robots. I know. It came as a bit of a shock to me, too. But guess what. This is incredible and empowering news. And in episode 79 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome

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How to Easily Measure Your Progress On Long Term Goals

“It’s not happening fast enough.” “I can’t figure it out.” “I’m not getting anywhere.” I often hear statements like this from clients who feel stuck in their goals.  They don’t see the progress they expect. They think it’s not working. They feel discouraged. And they want to quit. (Have you been there before? I know I have!) Here’s what I’ve also found. When we’re in this situation, it’s usually because we skipped a crucial step between setting and reaching our goal. What’s that step, you ask? Measuring your progress along the way. Our world today thrives on instant gratification: immediate

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How To Be Committed To Your Goals With Emotional Balance: Life is 50/50

This past weekend I thought I put in my normal grocery order… It turns out I was wrong. Rather than ordering 8 bananas, I ordered 8 bunches of bananas.  Yes, really. So I ended up with a mountain of 45 bananas on my kitchen counter last Saturday. And I’m the only person in my house who eats them. As you can see from the picture, not only is this a plethora of bananas, but it’s also hilarious. I literally cannot walk into my kitchen without laughing out loud. But what do bananas have to do with emotional balance? And how

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How Many Goals Should I Set? The Best Way To Reach Success

So you have big goals on the mind. But how many should you work on at once? What’s the best way to reach your goals without feeling overwhelmed? And how many can you realistically work toward without “dropping the ball?” If you’ve ever found yourself questioning “how much is too much?” Then you’re in the right place. Because we’re exploring just that in episode 76 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast. Give it a listen, create a plan for each of your incredible goals this year, and then dive in and start making them happen. You can listen to

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Afraid To Set Big Goals? How To Be Motivated And Start Now

You know that goal you can’t stop thinking about? Yep, that one. What if you started it now? Yes, really. Right now. How would you feel about that? My guess is a bit resistant. Maybe you feel some hesitation. And your brain might offer thoughts like: But I need to get everything ready first. I don’t really know how to start. It just doesn’t feel right. Today I am here to challenge those thoughts. In fact, I’m here to suggest the exact opposite. Because I think you are ready. I think you do know where to start. And I think

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How to Love Being You: 3 Steps to Be the Light

You know that person in your life who is so much fun to be around? She radiates warmth and love wherever she goes. She exudes confidence when she enters the room. And whenever she comes to mind, you feel immediate joy and think to yourself, “I. Just. Love. Her. She’s so amazing!” Today I’m here to remind you that you’re that person, too. And in episode 74 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast, we dive headfirst into this topic and discuss loving who you are. We explore how to show up authentically as ourselves without holding back. We learn

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How To Plan For An Amazing New Year In 5 Simple Steps

One of my favorite things about the end of the year is exploring the possibility that awaits us. It’s a fresh start. It’s a new beginning. And it’s filled with opportunity. But not everyone thinks this way. Many of us resist reflecting on our past. Or we avoid setting goals for the year to come. And this is often because we don’t see the point. We’ve never stuck to our goals before. So why even try? Well today I’m excited to answer just that. In episode 73 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast, we discuss why planning for the

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How To Move Forward: End Of The Year Reflection Questions For The New Year

The new year always inspires reflection for me.  I find inspiration looking back on the previous year and uncovering the lessons I’ve learned. I love thinking about where I’m at now and the growth I’ve experienced to get here. And I feel excited looking forward to the year ahead and deciding intentionally where I’m going.  This week on episode 72 the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast we take a deep dive into the past year. We explore the power of looking back on our experiences in order to move forward. We talk about why and how to stop arguing with

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10 Tips You Need To Get Organized and Reduce Holiday Stress Now

Let’s be honest. While the holidays are a beautiful time of year, it’s easy for us to slip into overwhelm when we start thinking about all the things we “have to get done.” We find ourselves feeling completely stressed out as we think to ourselves, “there’s not enough time, there’s too much to do, and I’m too busy to enjoy myself.” But what if that’s not true? What if there is enough time? What if there’s just the right amount of things to do? And what if you could slow down and experience the joy of the season for yourself?

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