Book Club – Ep. 1 (Willpower Instinct, Ch. 1 & 2)

IGTV Hello, fellow peoples of the interwebs! Welcome to Episode 1 of the “Life Coaching with Ryan” Book Club! The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal -- Chapters 1 & 2 What I discuss in this episode: Chapter 1 theme -- Two Selves (Impulsive vs Controlled) Self-judgment is a barrier to control “Do your best now;… Continue reading Book Club – Ep. 1 (Willpower Instinct, Ch. 1 & 2)

Book Club – Ep. 0 (Willpower Instinct, Intro)

Watch HERE Hello, fellow peoples of the interwebs! Welcome to Episode 0 of the “Life Coaching with Ryan” Book Club! In this quick-isode, I’ll lay out the plan for the book club in general, and talk specifically about how I’m going to approach the first book in the series. A few items of note: The… Continue reading Book Club – Ep. 0 (Willpower Instinct, Intro)

ANNOUNCING: Life Coaching with Ryan Book Club!

Well, hello there! Long time, no see. I have a BUNCH of stuff in the works, but today -- today, my friends, I am announcing the “Life Coaching with Ryan” BOOK CLUB! I will be reading a book per month and sharing my responses as I go. Feel free to read along with me and… Continue reading ANNOUNCING: Life Coaching with Ryan Book Club!

Things I Wish I Knew (before applying for Medi-Cal)

Hi, all! I wanted to write a post about my experience with Medi-Cal, the generous program of California state for people with low or no income who need health insurance. Starting a new business after leaving my job meant that I wasn’t going to have any employer-provided insurance, nor steady income to purchase my own… Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew (before applying for Medi-Cal)

Quickie post: “Breakthrough”

Hello, Frameshifters! Long time, no talk. Just a quickie post, as I haven't posted in so long, and I had a fascinating experience. I left my 9-to-5 job, I'm full-time working for myself, and my time has been FULL of adventures: creating an updated logo, developing my website, going to networking meetings, having 1-on-1s with… Continue reading Quickie post: “Breakthrough”

Lurch

Frameshifters, Let’s get into it. Lurch This could not be a more accurate Postaday topic. Lurching is exactly what I have been doing for the last few days… As with many things, when I get momentum, I tend to put on the breaks. After a stellar week of easily meeting my goals, I follow it… Continue reading Lurch

Focus (“Solitary”)

Solitary Hey, Frameshifters. I have had some very interesting conversations over the past two weeks about focus. Specifically, as I transition into focusing more and more on my coaching practice, I notice that I struggle to -- well, FOCUS. I like to think that I have a vast supply of energy to draw from on… Continue reading Focus (“Solitary”)