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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

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
Personal Growth

Giving Myself Permission to Sleep In

My morning routine became such a part of my life I feared sliding back to my “old” self, or worse — back into depression. Last week I announced I was writing a new book about waking up early, yet the past few months I've struggled to maintain enthusiasm for my own morning routine. The routine I started and have been pursuing for over…
Jeff Finley
October 1, 2014
Personal Growth

Fear and Resistance: Gym Edition

The other day I went to the gym for the first time in 3 years. I hate to admit it, but I have resistance and fear of going to the gym.  Probably because I don't like to be seen struggling or looking weak. The day I decided to go to the gym I woke up and felt the following which are classic…
Jeff Finley
September 19, 2014