Category Archive: Fear

How to Ride a Bike – Where Courage Comes From

Between theory and practice is anxiety. It’s comfortable learning about riding a bike, even exciting. But, getting on the seat for the first time takes courage. I asked several leaders, “How does one… Continue reading

People will Remember How You Treated Them During COVID-19

A friend of mine got laid off last Friday. Clients in education are developing three plans for the fall of 2020, but most of their work could be irrelevant. Other clients are figuring… Continue reading

How Compassion Answers Anxiety

Anxiety is a merciless taskmaster that slaps you in the night. Anxiety is a jockey whipping a horse. Everywhere the horse runs, the jockey goes too. When you open the door, you find… Continue reading

How to Talk with Anxious People

COVID-19 is a global pandemic according to Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the General-Director of the World Health Organization. (3/11/2020)   How to talk with anxious people: #1. Avoid “but”: When people share concerns… Continue reading

How to Overcome Overthinking and Get More Done

Thinking is a magnifying glass. Overthinking is a microscope. Daniel Kanneman said, “Nothing in life is as important as you think it is, while you are thinking about it.” Clarity: Action creates clarity.… Continue reading

Ignore Your Feelings – Enjoy Your Feelings

You aren’t your feelings. You feel like avoiding a tough conversation, but YOU have it. You don’t feel like getting up in the morning, but YOU get up anyway. You want to smack… Continue reading