Agency vs Control: It’s all about influence

Agency vs Control: It’s all about influence

Recently, Diana and I were discussing topics for our podcast, Uniquely Brilliant. When I brought up the idea of exploring agency and its impact on our lives, Diana said she’d never heard agency used in that context. This gave me pause, because, to me, understanding...
Slay your fears and do not settle

Slay your fears and do not settle

Have you ever thought something like this – “I would love to change up my [job/life/relationship], but I’m really okay where I am. The [benefits/pay/people/lifestyle] make up for everything about it that I don’t really like”? Did you catch those really’s? They...
The Long and Winding Road

The Long and Winding Road

One day as I was killing time shopping for cards at a Hallmark store, I found a card with a bonus – a magnet reading “Detours still get you there.” I’m the queen of detours. I bought three of the cards. That magnet and the Beatles song The Long and Winding Road have...
Decision Fatigue Will Flatten You

Decision Fatigue Will Flatten You

I suffer from decision fatigue big time. It occurred to me that it was time to write about this as I contemplated my semi-annual move to lose the ten pounds I put on during most years. It may not sound like significant weight gain, but ever since I lost 50 pounds 8...