5 Tips for the Overwhelmed

As an entrepreneur, I’ve had my share of overwhelming times where I felt like the sky was literally falling around me. This feeling isn’t unique to entrepreneurs, it can be experienced by anyone at virtually any point in life. Whether it’s family/relationship, work, financial, or just seasonal circumstances that are causing the stress and feelings

Are You Stuck? Let It Go!

Do you know how they trap certain species of monkeys in Africa? Some of the indigenous populations devised an ingenious method to trap monkeys. They would take a coconut, a jar, or a container and make a hole small enough for the monkey to stick it’s hand in it. Then they would place a piece of fruit or food
You’ve probably heard by now that meditation is good for you (19 Reasons to Meditate Backed by Science). Whether or not you actually do it is a whole different conversation right?

The Art of Being

In today’s hyper connected world, it’s really difficult to be mindful and connected to the present. It’s hard enough to master “the art of being”, but you add in something as small as a smartphone with ubiquitous wifi or data access, and it becomes virtually impossible. One of the simplest (simple does not mean easy)

To Stop List

Do you make/use “To do” lists? If you’re like me, you probably end up not doing many of the items on that list because you get stuck wasting time on other tasks that take away your time and energy. One method to stop spending time on unnecessary distractions is to make a “to stop list” for

The Incredible Power of Routine

One of the most productive practices I’ve developed over the past few years is a daily routine. Countless books and articles will confirm that a routine is extremely beneficial to productivity. It was a difficult thing to adapt to because I have always been a spontaneous, “live in the moment” kind of guy but once
I’ve tried various techniques to be more productive. Some worked for me and others didn’t. Here are 4 simple things that consistently help me to be more productive: 1. Turn off ALL distracting notifications Distractions trick your brain into feeling a sense of “accomplishment” that you really shouldn’t feel until you’ve completed the actual task