How to Turn Performance Anxiety into a Superpower

If its possible, before I give a talk I try to go and sit in a bathroom.

Hopefully I’m alone as I start with a few deep breaths and then meditate for a few minutes.
With my mind clear, I open my eyes and say, “I’m excited.”

Because even though I did a short meditation, public speaking, whether it’s 5 people or 500 does create a little bit of anxiety. It’s a very vulnerable state.  We’re opening ourselves up for criticism, ridicule, and possible embarrassment.


New Year’s Resolutions FAIL for These 2 Reasons

It’s that time of year when we start thinking about the new year and what we want to accomplish in 2018. Or maybe what we want to change?

Along with billions of other people on the planet, we make a New Year’s Resolution.

Maybe it’s to give up sugar, eat more vegetables, quit smoking, exercise more, reduce your alcohol intake, cut back on spending, meditate (more often), get a promotion, find more balance in your life…