What is Relentless?

What is Relentless?

Relentless is a mindset. It is a way of choosing to think about your experience and who you want to be in it. Each day we either choose to tap relentlessness or we choose to abdicate. There's not right or wrong. There is just choice. Relentless for me is: Choosing to...

read more
My Laundry

My Laundry

We have someone who helps around the house a few days a week. She's amazing. Lately, I've noticed that everyone else in the family is getting their laundry done, but mine sits. You must understand. I-hate-laundry. Our laundry room is my least favorite, most...

read more
Be the Verb

Be the Verb

"Lots of people want to be the noun without doing the verb." When I first heard it, this quote struck me. Powerfully. I realized how it applies to so many of us. For years, I wanted to be a published author. But I didn't want to write. For years I wanted to be a...

read more
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

New Year. New Beginnings. As we think about the year to come, let's not forget that we aren't really starting over. We aren't really 'beginning'... we are building. Adding. Contributing to... A life. The Year is New. But the life, is ongoing. And with each passing...

read more
Failure

Failure

I see you there, Failure. How you trick us into avoiding you. How you make us afraid of you. How you want us to believe we should hide and protect ourselves from you... no-matter-what. I see how you want us to settle and to avoid risk. But I also see how much we truly...

read more
Courage Fatigue

Courage Fatigue

The past few months have been a tough road at the Plachy house. Decisions to be made that really don’t have a ‘pick me’ sign out in front. Days filled with difficult conversations that I would much rather avoid, hide from, and just ignore all-together. But I choose...

read more
Get Over Your Nonsense

Get Over Your Nonsense

Last year I attended the annual Mastermind offered by Brooke Castillo. It's an annual event for Certified Coaches through The Life Coach School. "Get over your nonsense" was a running theme of the weekend. And it's really stuck for me. I hear it in the back of my mind...

read more
Asking for Help

Asking for Help

You're the boss. You help others. In fact, you often spend most of your day helping others. You answer their questions. You give direction. You help them think through their challenges. You resolve. Your confirm. You decide. How well do you help yourself? Many of my...

read more
It’s Lonely at the Top

It’s Lonely at the Top

I remember many years ago at a Women's Conference, One of our senior women executives said that she wanted to work on Making more girlfriends. At the time, that seemed so odd to me. Here she was, such a talented, successful women. How could she not have 'enough'...

read more