Distractions: How to Get Past Them

Distractions are everywhere. Lately, after binge watching a television show and suffering with a headache for two days, I realized I am way overstimulated. Between social media updates, screens, earbuds and everything we really need to do in a day, you’re probably distracted, too. Too much input is coming at your eyes and ears. Time to slow down and dump the distractions. On today’s podcast: Figure out what’s important and what’s a distraction. Dump the…

"Distractions: How to Get Past Them"

Track failure to win (and how to save money on your phone bill)

Track what you’re doing to become more productive. On this podcast, I want to warn you about people who do INTENSITY wrong (by going all caps, pushing hard and never touching the brakes. We get into how I’m treating my knee injury, the benefits of saunas and heat shock proteins and how I saved a ton of cash with a phone call to my telephone company (and you can, too!) I’ve come to a point…

"Track failure to win (and how to save money on your phone bill)"

Motivation: Don’t work so hard at the wrong things.

Motivation: What’s Yours? What works? A comment about motivation being “all that matters” really got me going this week. It didn’t motivate me. It irritated me. Worse, it was in the first line of a self-help book. I suspect there are many self-help books out there that intimidate or try to shame people into fulfilling their dreams.  I wrote a self-help book and I want to dispel a couple of ideas that are potentially dangerous.…

"Motivation: Don’t work so hard at the wrong things."

Do the Weight Loss Thing!

On today’s pod, I’ll tell you a little about the wonders of unlimited coffee in a Cuban resort (and how I learned to love smaller portions of food.) Then I discuss entitlement and how I combat it. I’m working on me. Please join me as I manage stress, pain, time and energy. You’ll find lots more ideas to manage your time, stress, pain and energy in my book, Do the Thing! The Last Stress Management…

"Do the Weight Loss Thing!"

Silence and Unselfconscious Behavior

As the Trump inauguration looms, stress  rises on all sides as the arguments continue. Time for a break! On today’s podcast I talk about the value of taking a break. So you prefer a news fast or a news diet? Then a word about feeling better through unselfconscious behavior as well as a podcast recommendation. If you enjoy this podcast, please leave a happy review on iTunes (or wherever you picked me up!)  Links: Spalding…

"Silence and Unselfconscious Behavior"

Your Guide for Stressful Times

I’ve plugged away at researching and writing this stress management guide for a couple of years (and drawing on my training and a 24-year career to inform it.) I really thought I’d publish it last January. However, I wasn’t happy enough with it. There was more to say and more to tweak. After consulting with numerous colleagues, experts and friends, it’s finally ready! Do the Thing! Read the thing! I cover dozens and dozens of tricks, tools…

"Your Guide for Stressful Times"