Archive of ‘Confidence and Courage’ category

the fear of being average (yeah, you’ve got it too, right?)

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You know that thing we do when we compare ourselves to others until it hurts? It’s totally normal. In fact, one of the most common causes of suffering in us humans is the fear of being average…the desire to see ourselves as “above average” (a different way of saying we want to see ourselves as […]

The truth about why it never feels like enough

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Most people look at life coaching and think of it as something that helps people feel…happier. There’s a lot to be said for simple happiness. But there is a lot more that people aren’t talking about. Here is the truth about why it never feels like enough. The field of Positive Psychology and it’s emphasis […]

7 signs you’re at risk of living a boring life – and how to prevent boredom now

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I grew up as an only child – and even though I grew up with 9 boys (my “cousins”) that taught me how to share and how to play tough, and who made me always play Princess Leia when I really wanted to play Darth Vader (no one else wanted to play a girl), there […]

Are you screwing yourself by trying to be too awesome? Maximizers vs Satisficers

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As a part of the Freedom Junkie tribe, you probably suffer occasionally from FOMO. Aka: Fear of Missing Out.

 ME TOO. In fact, there’s a scientific term for us FOMO-ers – called “Maximizers.” Maximizers try to milk the very best drop out of everything. They want the best flight itinerary, the absolutely most awesome choice […]

Do you have a happy life or a meaningful life? And why you should even care

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Just last month, I was coaching one of my Adventure Mastermind clients in a Hot Seat during our Mexico retreat. One of the things that came up was a struggle between wanting to fully enjoy an amazing life of travel and adventures and fun…and also wanting to feel a deeper sense of usefulness or contribution. […]

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