“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.” ~ William Shakespeare
By: Jen Sincero
Book Overview: In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word. If you’re ready to make some serious changes around here, You Are a Badass will help you: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, blast past your fears so you can take big exciting risks, figure out how to make some damn money already, learn to love yourself and others, set big goals and reach them – it will basically show you how to create a life you totally love, and how to create it NOW.
Imagine that you’re going on a hike in nature with a group of people that are important to you.
Imagine that you get to the head of the trail and everybody is finishing packing their gear, exchanging some jokes, checking supplies, and getting ready to enjoy a day out in the wilderness.
Then, all-of-a-sudden, one of the people in your group yells out:
“I’LL RACE YOU ALL TO THE END!”
How might you respond?
Would you want to race or would you want to take your time? Why?
If you did choose to race each other, would it still be considered a hike?
At the end of the day, how might you feel having raced? Having hiked?
Here’s what I think: Continue reading
When you have 1,001 things to do and not nearly enough time to do all of it – it’s very easy to lose your cool, your center, and (resultantly) your mind.
We see it everyday: people running around like chickens with their heads cut off, reacting to every thought that pops up in their mind and every demand that their inbox and cell phone urge while successfully stressing themselves out to the max throughout the process.
First and foremost understand this, your work will never be done.
Now, repeat after me: My work will never be done.
Once you accept this, having e-mails left in your inbox and more work that needs to be handled isn’t such a stressful thought.
Because here’s the deal: Continue reading