What am I feeling now?

What am I feeling now?

One of the most impactful things I was able to learn at Life Coach School was identifying my feelings. And I’m not referring to the word we give feelings like shallow, tense, and weak. What I learned was to express emotions as vibrations in my body. For example,...
Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

When I was little, I would occasionally get a new toy to play with. I still remember when my stepdad bought his second mobile phone and gave me the other one. Writing text messages was almost as incredible as playing the games it came with. I would show off my texting...
Am I Good Enough?

Am I Good Enough?

One of the most inhibiting thoughts I carry around is not being enough. I distinctly remember standing outside the Masonic, an event venue here in San Francisco, talking to a friend of mine. A cute girl I knew walked by us, and I told my friend about the crush I had...
Deliberate Practice for Faster Learning

Deliberate Practice for Faster Learning

“I couldn’t tell. Your accent is almost non-existent!” is the usual reaction from strangers who ask me where I’m from. Despite my native language of German, I have learned to speak almost perfect American English over the past 5 years. Would you believe me if I told...