3 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others!

It’s Saturday afternoon – the work week is over and you’re relaxing in the backyard with a good book and a cold refreshing iced tea.   You’re feeling pretty good and even somewhat content – life is good!

Then a friend calls to tell you about the amazing new home they just bought overlooking the ocean – suddenly your home seems small and drab.

Feeling a little deflated you decide to go on Facebook in an effort to lift your mood with a hit of a dopamine (yes, that’s the addiction of social media, texts, email…  we get little hits of dopamine – which is a feel good


How to Get Over a Brain Freeze with these 3 Easy Steps

You’re sitting in your office and you have a big proposal you need to present that afternoon.

There’s a lot that needs to be done:  research, build spreadsheets, create charts and package this all together in a cohesive report that lands your company the job.

You’ve got five hours to get it done.

But instead of getting to work on it, you’re sitting there frozen, not sure where to begin.


Kitesurfing, Camping and Gratitude

For the past month I have been camping and kitesurfing at a place called Sherman Island.

It’s about an hour east of San Francisco, where the San Joaquin and Sacramento rivers converge.

It is one of the most consistently windy places in the US making it an ideal location for kitesurfers and windsurfers.

Because I’m able to do all my coaching via phone (and fortunately Verizon has great service here) I