Productive Meditation

Productive Meditation

​ Productive meditation is not what you normally think of when you picture yourself meditating. During times of my life, I’ve found sitting meditation extremely difficult, so I’ve been known to do walking meditations, and this is even different from those. Productive...
Attention Restoration

Attention Restoration

Attention Restoration Theory Professors Rachel and Stephen Kaplan first introduced the idea of attention restoration. Their work in environmental psychology showed that time spent in nature improved concentration and reduced mental fatigue. This came to be known as...
Becoming a Better Listener

Becoming a Better Listener

I’ve found that whether you think of yourself as a ‘good listener’ or becoming a better listener is a skill you want to develop, there is always room for improvement. Over the next several weeks, I will be working with our coaches to review listening skills, identify...
No Right Way to Start the Day

No Right Way to Start the Day

Starting Your Day Out Right I can’t write about starting the day right, without addressing sleep. Anyone that struggles with sleep is going to roll their eyes at someone giving them strategies for a great day when they are starting the day exhausted.  In order to get...
What’s Your Theme for 2024?

What’s Your Theme for 2024?

A Theme is a Low-effort, High-return Way to be Intentional Throughout the Year Every year, I like to choose a theme for the year. I simply ask myself, What’s your theme for 2024 going to be? Then I wait and see what comes up. This is a low-effort, high-return...
AW Coach Q+A with Amanda Hogberg

AW Coach Q+A with Amanda Hogberg

Meet AW Coach Amanda Hogberg     We are excited to share our Accountability Coach Q+A with Amanda Hogberg. Amanda is our most tenured coach, and we are so grateful to have her forthright wit and steadiness. She is authentic, kind, no nonsense, and we...