How avoidance can be a winning strategy

Oh how maligned the term avoidance.Oh the haters.  But what if avoidance was a winning strategy? What if avoiding fixing a problem was the best way toward solving it? Stay with me. First, let’s define our terms. Avoidance is "the action of keeping away from or not doing something." For the sake of this discussion, I’m not talking about avoiding your …

What if you were your own spiritual hero?

Hello Brilliant Friends, >> Here’s the AUDIO for today’s newsletterLast week I attended The What Summit held at Skywalker Ranch in northern California.A mentor reminded me that this was the same location where Bill Moyers interviewed Joseph Campbell, the foremost scholar of mythology, back in 1988.  “Campbell believed the most heroic of all acts is the courage to discover …

Why you don’t want to wait to feel “ready”

Hello Brilliant Friends, >> Here’s the AUDIO for today’s newsletter With this newsletter, I’m celebrating the official launch of Pause Box.  Why now? Because I need to start.  Seriously. I’ve been going back and forth, letting one deadline get absorbed by another, and waiting to be “ready.” And by “ready,” let’s be clear, I’m waiting to be perfect and to …