Rael’s Blog

The Choice Is Yours

Have you ever felt so defeated you just wanted to give up and run away? Have you ever felt so exhausted you had nothing left to give? Have you ever …

Is the Solution LESS Sleep?

You’re busy. You’re being pulled in every direction. You’re constantly wrestling with what to do now vs what to put off until later. You add more items to your “To …

Only 312 Days Left

  Today, February 22nd, is the 53rd day of the year. Slightly more than 1/7th of 2019 is behind us. Did you set large, challenging goals for yourself for the …

Life is a game. Learn the rules.

Try this: For the next 100 days set your alarm and get up one hour earlier than usual each morning. For the next 100 days give up something you really …

Push Harder, Go Farther

I believe in extremes: always have and always will. I believe we are either all in or all out. There is no middle ground. I believe in pushing ourselves beyond …

The Habit of Gratitude

  Today was a stark reminder for me of the importance of developing the habit of appreciation. As you likely know, my wife, Gimalle and I live in a high-rise …

Don’t Explain It, Own It

An apology followed by an explanation is no longer an apology, but rather a justification. That thought popped into my mind earlier this week when my 9:00 AM client strode …