The reality is our fears are often not reasonable, rational or well-grounded. In fact numerous clinical scientific studies have found that our brains are wired to over-estimate some risks in life and underestimate our ability to handle them. This fear drives us not to take chances and make changes in our life when, what we should be more afraid of is what our lives will look … [Read more...] about Know What to Fear: Where are misplacing your fear?
In your heart, you know you want to make changes in your life, but year after year you keep being pulled back to the same old patterns of thought and behavior. After a while you start wondering if change is really possible at all. Given that less than 50% of people who make resolutions ever keep them for more than 40 days, it’s understandable why so many are cynical about … [Read more...] about 7 Keys To Make Changes That Stick
Assertiveness is linked to professional success, so ambitious women should work on building their confidence, right? Wrong. New research shows that confidence helps men get ahead but makes little difference for women. As International Women’s Day this year presses for progress in gender equality, the RMIT University study reveals a personality gender gap affecting women’s … [Read more...] about New study shows assertiveness may not increase career success
Have you ever looked back and wished you’d been braver? I certainly have. It’s one of the many reasons I do what I do because I know how very easy it is to let our fear and doubt call the shots – in our relationships, in our work, in our lives. Fear of messing up, missing out or making a fool of ourselves – it’s wired into our psychological DNA from birth! It’s why acting with … [Read more...] about Train the Brave
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re someone who wants to do well in your work and be paid well for it. But you also want more than that. You want to feel that it serves some purpose greater than a paycheck or a position. Albert Einstein said, “Ever more today people have the means to live, but not the meaning to live for.” That has only become truer over time. … [Read more...] about Live From Purpose