Ep #21: What My Own Journey Has Cost Me

Today, I want to give you a closer look into my own, personal journey– and what the decision to pursue a dream has actually cost me up until this point. Setting big goals and actually achieving them is not easy! It’s taken a lot of strength that frankly, I never knew I had until I started. It has cost me …

Ep #20: Pursuing A Dream When You’re Broke

I was in $80,000 of student loan debt, had monthly bills and zero outside assistance when I decided to quit my job and discover my dream career. I was completely on my own, forced to fend for myself and figure it out. And that’s exactly what I did– I figured it out. Because like many broke, soon-to-be success stories, I …

Ep #19: The Sunk Cost Fallacy

Have you ever followed through on a plan that you were dreading because you had already bought your ticket in advance? Have you ever been halfway through a book that you hated, but forced yourself to finish it anyway? Have you ever outgrown a friendship or a relationship, but refused to pull the plug because of how long you’ve known …

Ep #18: Making BIG Decisions

Pizza or Sushi? Chocolate or vanilla? Comedy or Drama? Even life’s smallest decisions can throw us for a loop sometimes– that’s what we call “first world problems”! But what about those big life-altering decisions– such as quitting a job, moving to a different state or buying a new home? Our poor heads go into overdrive, weighing all the options, assessing …

Ep #17: Why You Should Stop Making Plans for Your Future

Never in a million years did I think I’d be saying goodbye my long-term plans. But I’ve learned that the more tightly we hang on to our own, personal agenda, the more we close ourselves off to bigger and better solutions and possibilities. When we learn how to stop obsessing over the “need” to have a plan, we can learn …

Ep #16: The Decision to Change Your Life

I meet people all the time who want to change their lives– want to pursue their passions, want to quit their jobs, want to finally live life on their terms. But wanting is easy. Deciding, on the other hand, is scary. It moves us from just thinking about changing our lives to actually taking the necessary action to doing so. …

Ep #15: All Talk, No Action

There is absolutely nothing more satisfying than having a goal you care about and achieving it! As a goal-oriented (and action-oriented) person, I was curious as to why so many people struggle to follow-through with their personal goals. After much observation, I share my findings with you today. If you have lots of ideas, goals and dreams, but can’t’ get …

Ep #14: How to Deal With Change

Whether you’re quitting your job to pursue a passion, moving cross country, getting married or starting a family, it all involves BIG changes. And change is messy– even when it’s happy change! It means letting go of what’s familiar and stepping into the unknown. But knowing what to expect and how to manage it, will help you move through the …

Ep #13: The Change That Needs to Happen in Education

Today in Part 4 of the Education Series, I’m so excited to be discussing the change–in my opinion– that must happen to start a revolution in education and raise actually happy, successful kids. I’m covering some of the things we can do as individuals, students, teachers, administrators and parents to redefine success and advocate change. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: My wish for administrators– …

Ep #12: Post-Grads & The Quarter-Life Crisis

Today in Part 3 of the Education Series, I’ll be discussing the long-term effects of traditional education as they relate to post-college grads and how the term “quarter-life crisis” was born. If you’re struggling in your career and have no idea your direction in life, don’t miss this! WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: Why college degrees don’t hold nearly as much weight …