Posts in: personal growth

How to Get Happy (and Stay Happy) in Less Than 60 Minutes

[embed]http://traffic.libsyn.com/shifthappens/GillianMandich_mixdown_Final.mp3[/embed] “Happiness is not out there, it’s in you.” Undergrad in health science and health promotion, CHECK. Research specialization in childhood obesity, CHECK. A masters degree in child and youth health, CHECK. A pHD in health science, CHECK. Research specialization in happiness,...
shattering expectations

It’s Time to Shatter Your Lowered Expectations

For some of us, the above title triggers nostalgia to a late-night MADtv comedy skit from the '90s, but for others it will trigger that minor PTSD of getting excited about a new relationship, a new restaurant, a new job, only...

Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career

Watch this video to learn why you'll fail to have a great career (yes, you read that right). (more…)

How to Unlock the Door to Vulnerability

When was the last time you allowed yourself to truly be seen? I get it, it’s frightening. People of all ages, genders, cultures, and religions, struggle with vulnerability as it is often considered a sign of weakness.  However, many of...

Stop Feeding and Start Fueling: Your Guide to Personal High-Performance

 “I never realized how stuck I was, until I wasn’t.”In our consulting business, we work with some of the best, brightest, and most high performing people on the planet (clients, partners, and colleagues). We help the best become even better...

How Are You “Possessing Yourself?”

"The impulse to possess is alive in every heart, and some people choose vast plains, some people choose high mountains, some people choose wide seas, and some people choose husbands; I chose to possess myself." I’ve loved this quote by...

4 Tips for Avoiding the Coach from Hell

 Some days, don’t you wish you could be just like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz? You could simply close your eyes, click your heels together three times, and immediately transport yourself to where you want to be. Last time...

How to Find Your ‘Reason For Waking Up In the Morning’

It’s not an easy question to answer. In fact, it’s intended to really stretch your mind. To really cause deep, deep introspection into the circumstances of how you live your life. This is the foundation of a very old Japanese...

The Simplest Way to Get the Job That “Future You” Secretly Craves

 If you want to make a change or spark growth, it must be a deliberate decision. All professional growth is deliberate. When it comes to advancing yourself at work, the typical approach often feels very linear. Once you master the...