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Overcoming Procrastination and Perfectionism (ep 06)

Just get started. Those three words are often the solution to procrastination. It's so simple, but so hard to do. Why? George and I had a really eye opening discussion about procrastination, and it's cousin perfectionism. I've been coaching clients on overcoming procrastination for a little over a month now and I'm already sensing some patterns that I also recognized in myself.…
Jeff Finley
February 24, 2015
Personal Growth

Why I Quit Coffee

I can't believe I'm quitting coffee. I never thought I'd say that because I love my mochas and other frou-frou coffee drinks. But in January I participated in a 21-day detox which included no caffeine and no sweets. When the detox was over, I celebrated with a cup of coffee and boy was it delicious! Such rich, bold, flavor doctored…
Jeff Finley
February 18, 2015
Personal Growth

How to Kill Procrastination

Click here to listen to my podcast episode on procrastination and perfectionism. This week I'm a featured coach over at Coach.me. I'm currently helping people overcome procrastination through simple text-based accountability coaching. Click here to jump to the goal. I admit, I procrastinate. We all do, including the most successful people in the world. One of the toughest lessons I faced as…
Jeff Finley
January 29, 2015
Personal Growth

Digital Detox: No Internet or TV

The other day I said I was going to stop drinking coffee for the rest of the month. It's been 3 days and I've already experienced being super tired with a pounding headache. Eek, this is going to be harder than I thought. But I'm not ready to write about that experience yet.
Jeff Finley
January 16, 2015
Personal Growth

My Morning Routine Schedule for 2015

I've come up with a plan to shake up my morning routines for 2015. While I will still do my "happy habits" like meditation, reading, and journaling, I will give each morning a focus. I will share this with you to give you an idea for your own routines for the new year. Optional: Purchase my Printable Morning Routine Template…
Jeff Finley
January 5, 2015
Personal Growth

What makes a Night Owl?

One of my coaching clients asked me about retraining herself from a night owl to a morning person. I'm not sure if the night owl or morning person are actual things or just labels we have put on ourselves. As a self-proclaimed night owl, I remember a big reason for wanting to stay up late was a huge resistance to…
Jeff Finley
December 11, 2014
Personal GrowthPodcast

Depression, Waking Up, and Personal Development – ep 03

This is episode 3 of the Maker/Mistaker Podcast and it features a new co-host George Coghill. George is an self-employed artist who has carved his career out of cartooning and illustration over the past decade. But he also blogs about his personal development and self-improvement journey at The Overthinker. We met up a couple weeks ago to hike in the…
Jeff Finley
November 25, 2014
Personal Growth

Overcoming Resistance to Work

If you've read The War of Art, you know what resistance is. If not, it's that feeling of difficulty that arises when you don't want to get out of bed, you don't want to go to the gym, etc. It shows up when you WANT something, yet you are not taking action on your goal. When you wake up and…
Jeff Finley
November 13, 2014