Know Your Why

The One Reason you Should Commit to Taking Baby Steps

If you know me, you’ll know a favourite mantra of mine is that ‘baby steps add up’. I don’t tend to succeed if I try to go for big shifts. Some people get a sense of momentum from big changes. Personally, they exhaust me. So if you’ve tried the new year’s resolution, the big “right that’s it” moment and created a grand plan to change your life… and it hasn’t… Read More »The One Reason you Should Commit to Taking Baby Steps

Why Change Is So Damn Hard

When we want to make a change, we essentially want to ‘learn’ something. Learning is considered a “permanent change in behaviour which occurs as a function of experience.”   But there is a force working against us. Nope, not aliens. Nor Nazis. Nope, no Jedis here… In the human body there is a state called Homeostasis. In Greek, it literally means “Staying similar.” This mechanism is entirely devoted to keeping… Read More »Why Change Is So Damn Hard

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Works in Progress

We’re all works in progress.   I don’t believe we’re ever truly ‘done’ with growing, with inventing ourselves or evolving our personalities. I’m not very good at giving up, and I’ve spent decades reinventing myself. I believe it’s okay to have different sides of ourselves, different costumes.   My business is no different. What began in 2011 as The Phoenix Mind, has now evolved to Rooted Reinvention. Because as I shift,… Read More »Works in Progress