Practice Wanting

Practice Wanting

Practice wanting. Practice really feeeeeling what it would be like to have what you want. It can be anything... there are no rules. Except for one. Your wants are for you. Your behavior. Your experiences. Your emotions. Your things. It is wasted energy to want other...

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Perfect is a Judgement not an Outcome

Perfect is a Judgement not an Outcome

Perfection isn't real. It's a lie. It's a judgement. It's a story. But it isn't real. That doesn't mean it can't hurt or shame or embarrass. We all fail. We all make mistakes. We all forget. We all miss stuff. It's part of being human. There is no perfection. There is...

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It’s Complicated

It’s Complicated

"My situation really is complicated." Not really. I'm not sure why, but we like our problems to be complex and difficult to solve. The more complex, the harder it is to solve. If we can't solve our problems, then we don't have to do anything hard to resolve them. We...

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What is Relentless?

What is Relentless?

Relentless is a mindset. It is a way of choosing to think about your experience and who you want to be in it. Each day we either choose to tap relentlessness or we choose to abdicate. There's not right or wrong. There is just choice. Relentless for me is: Choosing to...

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My Laundry

My Laundry

We have someone who helps around the house a few days a week. She's amazing. Lately, I've noticed that everyone else in the family is getting their laundry done, but mine sits. You must understand. I-hate-laundry. Our laundry room is my least favorite, most...

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Be the Verb

Be the Verb

"Lots of people want to be the noun without doing the verb." When I first heard it, this quote struck me. Powerfully. I realized how it applies to so many of us. For years, I wanted to be a published author. But I didn't want to write. For years I wanted to be a...

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

New Year. New Beginnings. As we think about the year to come, let's not forget that we aren't really starting over. We aren't really 'beginning'... we are building. Adding. Contributing to... A life. The Year is New. But the life, is ongoing. And with each passing...

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Failure

Failure

I see you there, Failure. How you trick us into avoiding you. How you make us afraid of you. How you want us to believe we should hide and protect ourselves from you... no-matter-what. I see how you want us to settle and to avoid risk. But I also see how much we truly...

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Courage Fatigue

Courage Fatigue

The past few months have been a tough road at the Plachy house. Decisions to be made that really don’t have a ‘pick me’ sign out in front. Days filled with difficult conversations that I would much rather avoid, hide from, and just ignore all-together. But I choose...

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Get Over Your Nonsense

Get Over Your Nonsense

Last year I attended the annual Mastermind offered by Brooke Castillo. It's an annual event for Certified Coaches through The Life Coach School. "Get over your nonsense" was a running theme of the weekend. And it's really stuck for me. I hear it in the back of my mind...

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