The Permission to Thrive Podcast

Ep 21 – Earning the Right to Your Life

Ep 21 – Earning the Right to Your Life

Too many people let their family and long-time friends have an "all-access pass" to their life: their career decisions, their relationships, their finances, how they spend their free time, you name it.  Just because they are related to you or have known you for a long...

Ep 20 – The Lie About Being Your Best Self

Ep 20 – The Lie About Being Your Best Self

The buzz phrase right now is, "Be your best self!" The problem is that people assume "being the best version of yourself" means always being happy and positive - and this is FAR from the truth!  Always being happy-go-lucky isn't being your best self. It's being an...

Ep 19 – Childlike Faith and Presence

Ep 19 – Childlike Faith and Presence

Fear and worry are learned habits that often become worse the more difficult, stressful, and frightening experiences we have. Young children, on the other hand, exhibit beautiful faith in the face of adversity and extreme presence in the here-and-now (assuming they...

Ep 18 – Being Honest About Our Feelings Toward Others

Ep 18 – Being Honest About Our Feelings Toward Others

Kids are wonderfully honest about their feelings toward other people. As we age, however, we learn that to not like another person (or think anything negative of them) is unkind. We are conditioned to believe something is wrong with how we feel, rather than evaluate...

Ep 17 – The Self-Consciousness of 6-Year-Olds

Ep 17 – The Self-Consciousness of 6-Year-Olds

Six-year-olds don't care about messing up, making mistakes, coloring outside the lines, or using the wrong colors because they don't care what others think. It's only as they grow older and experience rejection, embarrassment, and ridicule that they then learn...

Ep 16 – The Pomodoro Technique (Work Hard Play Hard)

Ep 16 – The Pomodoro Technique (Work Hard Play Hard)

Science has proven that we perform better and are more productive when we take regular breaks... yet, most people rarely do so! When we integrate "recess" into our workday, we will feel better, be more focused, and do better at our tasks.  In today's episode, I share...