[podcast] Ep. 11 – “What’s at the End” (Wrongness of Death, Part 3)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/9LSk48dc4yE In this episode, I conclude my conversation with my friend, Chris, who lost his father in 2017. Highlights: - Chris cared for his father in his home at the end, with his children present. - You don’t have control. Accepting that reduces the anxiety associated with someone’s passing. - Reconciliation is critical, before or… Continue reading [podcast] Ep. 11 – “What’s at the End” (Wrongness of Death, Part 3)

[podcast] Ep. 10 – “Accepting Grief” (Wrongness of Death, Part 2)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/hOE7gHqryyM In this episode, I continue my conversation with my friend, Chris, who lost his father in 2017. Highlights: - Long-standing rituals can connect us to past and future generations. - Grief must be accepted in order to be moved through; consider scheduling it. - Simplify your life sooner than later. ** Some affiliate links… Continue reading [podcast] Ep. 10 – “Accepting Grief” (Wrongness of Death, Part 2)

[podcast] Ep. 9 – “Meet your Future” (Wrongness of Death, Part 1)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/3-88unEEFn0 This month, I talk with two of my friends about their experiences with their parent’s passing. First, I talk with my friend, Chris, whose experiences were the inspiration for this topic. We start by discussing how this whole theme came about and a little about his experience with his parents. Highlights: - We seem… Continue reading [podcast] Ep. 9 – “Meet your Future” (Wrongness of Death, Part 1)

[podcast] Ep. 7 – “Maintaining Momentum” (Ownership of Growth, Part 3)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Kr8lbwcujG4 I hung out with Moon Ameen to talk about owning our own process of growth. In part 3 of 3, our conversation focuses on maintaining momentum. Highlights: - Momentum is best defined as any movement AT ALL. - Nothing kills momentum faster than not accepting failure. - Set incremental goals to ensure you can… Continue reading [podcast] Ep. 7 – “Maintaining Momentum” (Ownership of Growth, Part 3)

[podcast] Ep. 6 – “Eliminating Excuses” (Ownership of Growth, Part 2)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/HKB6oXEqs7Q I hung out with Moon Ameen to talk about owning our own process of growth. In part 2 of 3, our conversation focuses on eliminating excuses. Highlights: - Consistency is critical; something is better than nothing. - The difference between a reason and an excuse is mindset. - A question to shift from problem… Continue reading [podcast] Ep. 6 – “Eliminating Excuses” (Ownership of Growth, Part 2)

[podcast] Ep. 5 – “Taking Responsibility” (Ownership of Growth, Part 1)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/fRwe5nxwpOU I hung out with Moon Ameen to talk about owning our own process of growth. In part 1 of 3, our conversation focuses on taking responsibility. Highlights: - Responsibility stems from how we take ownership of something. - Passion and discipline both affect commitment. - Planning and consistent effort over time are required to… Continue reading [podcast] Ep. 5 – “Taking Responsibility” (Ownership of Growth, Part 1)

[podcast] Ep. 4 – “What’s your frame?” (Word Words Words, wrap-up)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/NH9z64AtX-s After the last three episodes with Jenny Ward, I wanted to tie a bow around our conversation. Highlights: - Labels are natural. How we apply them is what matters. - Self-talk determines our frame for our experiences. - Mantras can shift our frames. Affirmations are not necessarily effective. Honesty is key. Hi, my name… Continue reading [podcast] Ep. 4 – “What’s your frame?” (Word Words Words, wrap-up)

[podcast] Ep. 2 – “Self-talk” (Words Words Words, Part 2)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/_81svJZWZF4 I hung out with Jenny Ward to talk about labels, self-talk, and mantras. In part 2 of 3, our conversation focuses first on "self-talk." Highlights: - Self-talk is essentially labels on a loop in our heads. - Self-talk can be positive or negative. - We are responsible for our self-talk. Hi, my name is… Continue reading [podcast] Ep. 2 – “Self-talk” (Words Words Words, Part 2)

New Podcast!!!

https://youtu.be/34WvXBd_9KQ I hung out with Jenny Ward to talk about labels, self-talk, and mantras. In part 1 of 3, our conversation focuses first on "labels." Highlights: - Labels are initially given to us, but eventually we make and apply our own. - Labels are convenient but shallow. - Labels can transfer and morph as our… Continue reading New Podcast!!!