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Stop Searching For Your Passion: Terri Trespicio

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I would consider my friend and mentor, Terri Trespicio, a media maven and branding guru who has an incredible intuitive approach to personal branding. She’s also a writer and stand-up comedian who suffers from the same doubts in creativity we all do. Her recent TED, Stop Searching For Your Passion, has garnered over 1.3 million hits and counting. In our... Read More

Are You Jealous?

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When I saw Glennon Doyle Melton in NYC just a few months ago, she said something I had never quite put my finger on: “Envy is a terrific guide to passion.” It’s so true. I’ve never been jealous of a dentist, or an emergency room doctor, or even a high profile finance gal. Not ever. Sitting in the audience watching... Read More

How Bad Do You Want It?

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I talk to people all the time, both in personal training and in my coaching practice, who want a lot of very specific things/ie. changes in their lives, and yet aren’t willing to give up much in return. In the kindest way possible, I find a way to ask the ever thought provoking question: How’s that working out for you?... Read More

Spartan: One Rad Race

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We bought these tix to do this race forever ago it seems. It was an effort to get our cousin training, but none of us actually “trained” for the thing, so as time was approaching I think we all had a case of “why are we doing this again?s.” Not only that, this weekend became the weekend where everyone was... Read More

The Mind Game

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I know the mind seems more cruel than fun sometimes, but there is a bit of a game going on … one where it may seem like the odds are stacked against you, but not if you know the inside rules and play accordingly. I’ve been studying positive psychology and the mind for nearly a decade and there’s so much... Read More

3-Minute Marinade: The gospel of doubt

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This is the best TED speaker I’ve seen in a while: Casey Gerald shares with us The Gospel of Doubt. This podcast on Women and Depression: A mind of their own with Kelly Brogan was brilliant. Anyone (men or women) who suffers from anxiety or depression should tune in! Tech and productivity: Here’s 32 of the Best Productivity Tools You’ll... Read More

When a Mindfulness Expert Has a Meltdown

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Have you ever seen Jill Bolte Taylor’s Stroke of Insight TED? In it she describes the fascinating and terrifying circumstances of what it’s like to have a stroke from a brain scientist’s perspective. Having studied the brain extensively in her work, the moments she was in and out of awareness, Bolte Taylor was able to piece together her diagnosis and... Read More