Archive of ‘Confidence and Courage’ category

True freedom is a feeling

Freedom – deep freedom – is a feeling. While there are certainly many inalienable human rights that can help to define what freedom is, that’s not the freedom I’m talking about here. I am sure you can think of plenty of people that are privileged to have those rights, and yet they feel suffocated and […]

the fear of being average (yeah, you’ve got it too, right?)

You know that thing we do when we compare ourselves to others until it hurts? It’s totally normal. In fact, one of the most common causes of suffering in us humans is the fear of being average…the desire to see ourselves as “above average” (a different way of saying we want to see ourselves as […]

The truth about why it never feels like enough

Most people look at life coaching and think of it as something that helps people feel…happier. There’s a lot to be said for simple happiness. But there is a lot more that people aren’t talking about. Here is the truth about why it never feels like enough. The field of Positive Psychology and it’s emphasis […]

7 signs you’re at risk of living a boring life – and how to prevent boredom now

I grew up as an only child – and even though I grew up with 9 boys (my “cousins”) that taught me how to share and how to play tough, and who made me always play Princess Leia when I really wanted to play Darth Vader (no one else wanted to play a girl), there […]

Are you screwing yourself by trying to be too awesome? Maximizers vs Satisficers

As a part of the Freedom Junkie tribe, you probably suffer occasionally from FOMO. Aka: Fear of Missing Out.

 ME TOO. In fact, there’s a scientific term for us FOMO-ers – called “Maximizers.” Maximizers try to milk the very best drop out of everything. They want the best flight itinerary, the absolutely most awesome choice […]

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