What is happiness?

In world where we are bombarded by ads, swept up into social media, working the grind, and dealing with all the other chaos around us, happiness can often feel like a lofty goal. After all, where does feeling happy come in when we can barely keep up? (I think my face here says it all...)... Continue Reading →

Changing our approach to change

Have you ever felt a bit resistant to change? Perhaps you've stayed at the same job even though part of you feels ready for the next step. Or, maybe you stayed in a mediocre (or even toxic) relationship longer than you knew you should. Or, perhaps you choose to wistfully scroll through social media instead... Continue Reading →

How I’m finding more balance at work

Let's face it. Our day jobs can be stressful, burn us out, and eat into our work-life balance if we're not careful. I experienced this first-hand while at my old consulting job. When I was at work, I felt stressed. When I came home, I felt stressed. The projects and deadlines constantly lingered over me.... Continue Reading →

You don’t need to answer to anyone…

... including (and maybe especially) your cell phone! In last week's video, I shared some tips for time management, including how to limit the distractions caused by our cell phones. This week, I've decided to delve a bit deeper into this not-so-secret master of our lives. Whether we want to admit it or not, cell... Continue Reading →

My top tips for time management

Time management sometimes feels elusive. With all the demands life places on us, time can feel chaotic and, at certain points, simply unmanageable. If we aren't careful, we can get swept up in the flood, barely keeping our heads above water. The key to time management is discipline and planning. Ugh. Discipline and planning? Not... Continue Reading →

The struggle is real… and important

The more I share messages around personal development, mindset, and growth, the more I see what is out there. Since my interest attracts others with this interest, my social media feeds are full of these positive messages. It’s great, and I absolutely love it, because the more people we have out there sharing these messages,... Continue Reading →

Where do you show passion?

Passion is power. It is the the life-force of all ideas, all dreams, and all goals. It is the "secret sauce" that helps a tiny thought grow into a reality. For better, or for worse. You see, passion is not simply reserved for the good things. It can give power to the not-so-good things too.... Continue Reading →

Why do we bond over negativity?

With today being Valentine’s Day, the obvious thing to do would be to share a video on the power of love. The setting is perfect - hearts and roses abound, with friends, family, and couples sharing their love with one another as it is. It’s the perfect opportunity to remind us all how important it... Continue Reading →

It’s time to stop trying

In today's video, I encourage us to stop trying. I'll pause for a moment because I can already hear some people saying, Uhm really, Nicole? You, the fun-in-the-chaos girl, are telling us to stop trying? Yes, that's right! Although, it may not be quite what you think. You see, "trying" gets us nowhere. It doesn't... Continue Reading →

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