We can all agree that there is a glorification of BUSY going on and there is no shortage of suggestions on how to “Be more productive” or being asked to “Do more with less”. One often overlooked way to help us save time in our day and generate more mental energy is to create habits. Establishing effective habits in our daily routine helps us create ease and flow in our day. When you have fewer decisions to make it frees up your mind for creative thinking and making purposeful choices. A key to understanding this concept is to think about the inverse relationship between habits and willpower.
The start of the New Year is a time when many people feel the need to set goals, to make a list of resolutions, even promising a complete re-boot of their lives. Many of these are things that we have deferred, and let pile up for the months leading up to the New Year, and it is really no wonder that this varied collection of resolutions fails within the first month.
This year I am suggesting to my clients to think of entering 2016 with a broader mindset of creating goals that are transformational versus transactional, for example instead of saying “I will lose 15 pounds” to challenge
It is a time of change. Summer is over and the Fall season has started. There is a change in the air and on the ground. Football season has kicked off and pumpkins and Halloween decorations are all-around. It is a season of beauty, energy and a time of change. Driving around town I was in awe of the vibrant colors of the leaves and the crunching sound of them under my tires. It took me back to my childhood when I would go running and jumping into a giant pile of leaves. The change in temperature creates a nip in the air which energizes and