Category: Conscious Living

Great Minds Discuss Ideas; Average Minds Discuss Events; Small Minds Discuss People

Globe: Viewing sunrise from outerspace

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. This is a quote commonly attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt. What does it mean though? Let’s start by defining “ideas,” “events,” and “people.” Discussing people here means to talk about a person, typically in a negative, gossipy way. Discussing events means to talk about the events...

How Do I Deal with Disillusionment with Life as I Grow Older?

Man on the cliff

“How do I deal with disillusionment as I grow older? Disillusionment in the sense that I now perceive the world to be a rather cold and harsh place, filled with people who only mind their own interests. This is in stark contrast with what I used to see the world as: a place with immense potential...

How to Choose Your Battles and Win the Big War

Lego battle

A while back, I met this guy who was weirdly negative and filled with contempt for others. Even though he is highly successful by conventional terms — he has built successful businesses and is a multi-millionaire — he kept putting people down with every other statement made. For example, after knowing that I coach and blog, he began to put down...

How to Stop Analysis Paralysis and Make Great Decisions Quickly

Girl with a pen, thinking

How are you when it comes to decision making? Do you spend a long time thinking over every single thing? Do you feel the need to analyze every option? Do you sometimes miss perfectly good opportunities or waste time due to your meticulousness? If so, congratulations — you “suffer” from analysis paralysis. Analysis paralysis is the state of over-thinking about a decision...

‘I’m a Fraud’ – 7 Tips to Overcome the Impostor Syndrome

Girl with a drawing on her face

During a recent run of my Anti-Procrastination Course, I was working with participants to uncover their inner resistances. A participant shared this belief, “I’m a fraud.” Even though she wants to build her coaching practice and host retreats worldwide, there are times when she procrastinates because she feels unconfident about what she’s trying to do. She says, “[I feel as...