Reframing Failure As Your Friend

Failure is rough. And we ALL fail.
Wouldn’t it be nice if somehow we could immunize against failure?
Your failure is only what you let it be. Don’t let the anticipation of the unknown prevent you from taking action now.

I’m scared to start

I’m scared to start. And not really scared, because I’m anxious to get going and I can’t wait to get started. But also, I’m terrified. Because that threshold you have to cross from not doing the thing to doing the thing is a little bit intimidating. You can see the other side – you know […]

Why you hate your voice and how to fix it

This post was originally posted on   In a recent discussion with a very talented friend, he said something I hear far too often: “I hate my voice.” So many people say this, or at least think this. Does anyone really enjoy hearing their voice on an answering machine? Or do you cringe at the very thought of hearing your […]

Finding balance

We recently moved to a place I said I’d NEVER live. And when I said never, I meant NEVER!! I’ve held strong feelings against this place my whole life. The one university in the state I didn’t apply to is a 20 minute drive from my house, and their fans are EVERYWHERE. Rivals isn’t a strong […]