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The adage “love the work you do and you’ll never work a day in your life” is problematic…and pervasive.
Today’s blog post complicates the idea that work we love is somehow not labor and I model some intentional steps you can take to reconsider your own approach to your work AS work.
Framing self improvement as experimentation takes the fear, shame, or sting out of trying new things, and can allow us some much needed room to grow.
What would it take for me to do things religiously? I’d need to value myself enough to do them. I’d need to see self preservation and self love as rewards. I’d need to spend time, energy, and focus just on me.
The world is challenging enough without also emotionally and mentally beating yourself up—yet, it’s unfortunately a very common experience. This post will teach you what limiting beliefs are and show you how to handle them in a way that will help you shift out of negative self talk into a space of possibility.
The Goldilocks principle–that there’s a range that is “just right” for an ideal process to occur–is a great fit for productivity. This is especially true for projects that lack clear instructions or steps for completion or which lack a definition of what a good final product should look like.
When I tell people that I’m a slowductivity coach, I explain that my approach combines slow living with productivity. On the surface, these two might seem like polar opposites, but magic happens when they commingle.
I turn 33 today, tenderhearts. A lot has happened since last September, and I’m using the occasion of another solar return as a prompt for reflecting and setting intentions. This practice is similar to that which I’ve done during my quarterly reflection or when...
Have you ever started a task or practice, found yourself fascinated and engaged, and later looked to the clock to be surprised that time had passed so quickly? You may have been experiencing a state of flow! What is Flow? Flow fascinates me: it’s a phenomenon that...
Some personal development writers say that they only do things that feel like a “hell yes.” If it’s not a “hell yes,” then it’s a “hell no.” Another common phrase is “saying yes to one thing is saying no to another.” Inspired by these two perspectives, I’m theming...
As you may have seen on my Instagram page, I just moved from one side of the state to another. The move has been a lot of labor, but I am beyond thrilled to make our new place a home and to set some new habits. This post focuses on a change that has been a long time...