1. Week 4: Create a Plan for the Coming Year

It’s time for Week 4 of our Sacred Bow Challenge! If you’d still like to do the challenge, know that you don’t have to do everything by the end of this month. If you’re behind, don’t stress — just take the next step today, and carve out time each day from now on for this process. […]

2. The Magic of Setting Intention

When we set out to start doing a task, it can be easy to automatically put it aside, because it’s difficult, confusing, overwhelming, uncomfortable. But that’s because we’re focusing on the negative part of doing the task: the discomfort of doing it. That’s like having a kid and only thinking about all the poop you […]

1. Week 3: Set Intentions for the Coming Year

OK, let’s dive into Week 3 of our Sacred Bow Challenge! If you haven’t started, no worries — start today. If you’re behind, don’t stress — just take the next step today, and carve out time each day from now on for this process. Here’s what we’re going to do this week, just 15 minutes a […]

3. Webinar: The Lifetime Practice of Letting Go

In this webinar from a previous year, I talked about the benefits of letting go, including numerous examples of how it helped me change my habits, and how to practice. I addressed questions about letting go of regrets, resentment, desires and more. Watch the video above or download here to watch on your mobile device.

All About Tossing Out Your Expectations

Let’s talk a little bit about having goals and ambitions without expectations. We must start with the realization that just because we have a goal, doesn’t mean we can actually make that happen. We don’t actually control the outcome of life, even if it seems we do. The goal only provides an illusion of control. […]

1. Week 2: Let Go to Make Room for New Life

“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.”― Thich Nhat Hanh If you’re doing the Sacred Bow Challenge, you might be completing the first week, Review Your Year. It’s been a […]

2. Habit Evolution: The Weekly Review, & Finding Solutions

As we talk about reviewing our year, let’s talk a bit about a shorter kind of review: the Weekly Review. It’s a miniature version of the yearly review. If I had to choose one most important skill in forming habits, I’d choose “evolving your habit plan,” and the tool for evolving your habit plan is […]

1. Week 1: Review Your Year, One Small Step at a Time

Let’s get started with our Sacred Bow year-end challenge … in this article, we’ll talk about the first part of the challenge, which is to review your year. If that sounds like a huge amount of work that you want to put off until tomorrow … push past that pattern, because we’re going to do […]