Will It Be Burnout Or Breakthrough?

The difference between burnout and breakthrough hinges on a key, defining moment.

Up until that moment they actually look quite similar.

How do I know?

This year alone I’ve had coaching sessions with over 250 people who consider themselves high-performers: entrepreneurs, tech developers, executive coaches, CEOs, and non-profit leaders. I typically spend between an hour or an hour and a half talking with each of them the first time we meet, which breaks down to 2 full weeks’ worth of discussion on the challenges of peak performance (let alone our subsequent sessions together).

Inevitably when they reach out to me, they’re in the midst of a wild transition in their personal or professional lives.

They’ve come to a point where they realize things can’t continue as they have been.

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Release Psoas Tension With These Three Patterns

The poor psoas. It’s so misunderstood.

This part of the body is responsible for so much of your day-to-day function that it often gets the blame when things go wrong. It’s no wonder. Functions associated with the psoas include:

  • Upright posture

  • Breathing

  • Walking

You know, insignificant things like that.

And yet people seem to be baffled when it comes to taking care of this particular tissue in the body. Its unique structure gives some clue as to why…

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Slay Any "Stress Dragon" In 5 Steps

If you’re reading this right now, you’re in a unique spot in the history of the world.

You don’t have to worry about predators taking a bite out of you. You’re reasonably safe from the elements, barring the occasional snowstorm or power outage. You have ready access to adequate supplies of water and food to keep yourself alive.

And yet you’re likely more burdened by persistent stress than any of your ancestors in the evolutionary record.

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What Forward-Head Posture Really Means (& How To Fix It)

It’ll probably come as no surprise to you that there’s an epidemic of terrible posture in today’s world.

A quick search of “how to improve posture” comes up with nearly 95 million hits.

Of course it begs the question:

If we have more information on the subject than ever before, why do so many people have poor posture?

A recent study sheds some light on the issue, but before I get to that I have to make it clear…

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