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Mopping

April 13, 2012

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So many lizard thoughts to clean up, so little time. Here’s another example as you spring clean your mind. Lizard thought: Just because you have a lot of clients now doesn’t mean you always will. It won’t be long before your business dries up and you won’t have any. See how sneaky Blanche is? Even when […]

Dusting

April 10, 2012

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Ever since I became a mom, my lizard has found an entirely new area of my life to ruthlessly critique. In her typical fashion, Blanche has found a number of creative ways to try and convince me that her typical lack and attack fears are true. Last week, I shared some of my lizard’s fears […]

Outsmarting your lizard

April 9, 2012

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If you’ve been doing your homework (and I hope you have), by now you’ve identified probably quite a few lizard thoughts. Maybe you’ve been surprised at how often your lizard speaks and how downright terrible your lizard can be. Writing those lizard thoughts down may have been somewhat of a not-so-pleasant revelation. Well, I have […]

Some of my lizard thoughts

April 3, 2012

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As usual, my lizard-Blanche- is hard at work, trying to convince me that I am a horrible parent, coach and wife (and this all in one hour!) and that my successes won’t last forever. As I promised, here are some of her most recent gems. (You’ll note that she is relentless. )  -You are a […]

Spring Clean Your Mind: Part One

April 2, 2012

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An inspiring mentor of mine once wisely advised me that before starting anything, I should put a plan in place to outline and assess how I was going to achieve it. As someone who likes to get started on a new endeavor ASAP (I really don’t have a procrastinating bone in my body), this was […]

Spring Clean Your Mind

April 1, 2012

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This spring, as you tackle the ubiquitous list of cleaning to-do’s, I’d like to challenge you to another task. I’d like you to spring clean your mind. Now, I’m not trying to convince you to rid yourself of dirty thoughts (what fun would that be?) But rather, I’d like you to learn, through some discipline […]

What to do with Lizard Lies

October 5, 2010

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If you’ve started to become aware of the self-defeating messages from your lizard, if you’ve begun to identify its “Tunes O’ Terror,” then you’re ready for the next step. You’re ready to put your lizard in its place (which is on a leash), where it can do as little harm as possible. How does one […]