Book Club – Ep. 2 (Willpower Instinct, Ch. 3)

IGTV Hello, fellow peoples of the interwebs! Welcome to Episode 2 of the “Life Coaching with Ryan” Book Club! The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal -- Chapter 3 What I discuss in this episode: Chapter 3 theme -- Willpower as Reservoir and Muscle Using willpower in one area makes it more challenging to use it… Continue reading Book Club – Ep. 2 (Willpower Instinct, Ch. 3)

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!

“Willy-Nilly” (Aimless pursuit)

Willy-nilly Let’s talk about “willy-nilly.” Specifically, its uses. Creative flow Creative exploration and... and... and... Nothing else… Maybe openness to adventure? I can think of no practical pursuit that benefits from doing something willy-nilly. Just looked up the definition to be sure: 2. without direction or planning; haphazardly Wait, #2?! What the hell is #1?… Continue reading “Willy-Nilly” (Aimless pursuit)

“Toothbrush?” (Impeccability)

Hi, Frameshifters. Day 2 of #postaday. The word of the day is “toothbrush.” What in the blippety blop am I supposed to do on a coaching blog with toothbrush? So I wrote a stream-of-consciousness blurb to try to unstick my brain. Eh… it had some kind of effect… sort of… Really, it gave me an… Continue reading “Toothbrush?” (Impeccability)

PSA – Look a gift horse in the mouth [update!]

Hi, all. Quick update to my PSA - Look a gift horse in the mouth post. The same person contacted me again without realizing it. I now feel comfortable posting the false identity of the person. I held off on posting this because the notion of doxxing someone is terribly problematic to me. I know… Continue reading PSA – Look a gift horse in the mouth [update!]