Grit is the Antidote for Chronic Quitting

Quitting gets a bad rap because it’s often tied to laziness, a bad attitude, and giving up. Quitting too easily and too early isn’t a good thing. People give up for a lot of reasons including: Fear Overwhelm Lack of resources Boredom Low self-esteem and more  Too much quitting can become a problem. When quitting becomes chronic, it’s important to …

Quitting To Save Your Health

Most people agree, quitting habits like smoking or eating salt, fat, and sugar are good for your health. It makes sense that reducing toxins in your body will help you live a healthier, longer life, but there may be more affecting your health than too many Twinkies. Eating toxic foods and bringing chemicals into your body isn’t the only way …

3 Reasons Quitting Could Change Your Life

When most people make the decision to stick with something or quit, they usually weigh the pros and cons. Whichever side comes out with the most convincing data, wins. That’s great when the data is objective and not influenced by emotions, but most people are driven more by how they feel than logic. That means, a lot of people stick …

Do You Know When To Quit?

Not knowing when to quit can cause a lot of problems. From health concerns to missing out on opportunities, there are a lot of things that can happen when we don’t let go and move on. When most people think about failing to quit, they think about loss of resources which in and of itself is a big deal. Losing …

3 Signs You May be Giving Up Too Easily

When it comes to quitting, many people give up too easily. At the first sign of struggle or discomfort they tap out for an easier path. This can lead to quitting as a behavior pattern and stunt personal growth. Life isn’t always easy, and sometimes you’ve got to sacrifice and do hard work to get what matters most, but how …

Isn’t Quitting a Bad Thing?

We Live in a world where being a quitter is nothing to brag about. Busyness is rewarded with envy and valued as part of an accomplished lifestyle. Refusing to give up is symbolic of success and as exhausting as it may be, it’s always better to be seen grinding for what you want rather than guarding your time and resources. …

Setting Boundaries Can Save Your Mind

Your friends and family very likely hold a place for you when you need to vent. You likely do the same in return. Sometimes, we do it when we’re not in a position to offer good advice because we’re not in a good headspace ourselves. That’s what family and friendship look like. You often worry about turning them away because …

EFFECTIVE PERSUASION

As a manager or leader, how skilled are you in effective persuasion? How do you effectively persuade your most stubborn and disagreeable colleagues? This topic has been coming up frequently in coaching conversations, partly because we are living with a great deal of uncertainty and change, and partly because we expect people to act consistently from one situation to the …

SIX-FACTOR MODEL OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING

Carol Ryff developed the Six-Factor Model of Psychological Well-Being. In it, she describes that there are six different factors required to help an individual achieve a state of contentment, happiness, and psychological well-being. Your psychological well-being includes a feeling of meaning, personal growth, autonomy, personal mastery, and positive, personal relationships. To achieve a state of psychological well-being, you must be …

Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking

Are There Differences Between Critical or Creative Thinking? Critical thinking and creativity go hand in hand. Critical thinking lets you look objectively at a problem, issue, object or person and take into consideration the entire picture. Creativity enables you to take that entire picture and look at it in a new way. While some may think of critical thinking as …