Years ago, I was leading one of my Uplevel events in front of about 350 people in Atlanta. One of the participants stepped up to the microphone and let fly. She blasted me for “ignoring her” when she had had a question earlier. She wanted the whole room to know how pissed she was. In […]
I’m getting ready to go to another silent retreat this week. Which makes me remember my first silent retreat. The one where I went batshit crazy. I was out of my mind with rage at the people meditating around me who felt the need to swallow. Or cough. Or sneeze. The place was like a […]
This week I posted a video on my Instagram that got lots of comments. It’s an iPhone video of me doing pull-ups. And it’s not what you’d expect. That’s because when I hit my goal to do 10 pulls ups last year, there was no high-fiving or head-butting. I shared it with hardly anyone. Still, […]
Years ago – back when I was still performing music for a living, a motivational speaker almost made me give up on my dreams. In fact, he told me to give up. And I almost took his advice.
People who say procrastination is about laziness are like people who think that anorexia is about not eating enough. Case in point: As I started to write this article, I thought, “I’ll just go check my Facebook messages first.” Then I caught myself in the act and started writing. Now, I wasn’t tempted to dive […]