What is Coaching?

Coaching is something that’s often confused with therapy. It makes sense; both practices involve someone helping another person solve their problems and work around things if needed, just in very different ways. On top of that, therapy can often be a much longer process that’s oriented towards unpacking the past in a way to resolve present issues. Coaching on the other hand is typically the … Continue reading What is Coaching?

A Humble Opinion

“Perhaps you are overvaluing what you don’t have and undervaluing what you do.” — Jordan Peterson There are only so many things we can be capable of. It’s a concept we’ve discussed multiple times before: nobody is perfect because a perfect person makes everybody else useless. What we haven’t discussed, however, is the idea that we often spend so long looking towards things to gain … Continue reading A Humble Opinion

A Gentle Aggression

“Face the demands of life voluntarily. Respond to a challenge instead of bracing for catastrophe.” A big problem that a lot of people have is they become so anxious and worried about future events that they don’t actually end up doing anything about it because their fear holds them down. Their fight or flight response works, but it tenses up. Many people don’t understand that … Continue reading A Gentle Aggression

An Unusual Source of Wisdom

“Perfection and power are overrated. I think you are very wise to choose happiness and love.”  — Uncle Iroh Uncle Iroh is a fictional character from an animated kids show called Avatar: The Last Airbender. Although the show is made simple for children to understand, a second look and a second thought reveals an astonishing amount of underlying messages, wisdom, and maturity for older audiences … Continue reading An Unusual Source of Wisdom

Setting Goals

“Prioritize your problems and take care of them one at a time, the highest priority first. Don’t try to do everything at once or you won’t be successful.” — Jocko Willink I find it funny how many of Jocko Willink’s quotes align with stoicism philosophies. He says he doesn’t follow stoicism, and yet here we are… The subject of today’s discussion revolves around setting goals. … Continue reading Setting Goals