Coaching

  • Why am I Not Following Through?

    grettascholten July 5, 2021

    Here’s why: 1. You’re trying to do too many things all at once. Our brain does not like change. It REALLY doesn’t like when you try to change everything all at once. It will fight you and when it’s you against you, you lose every time. Pick one area you want to change. Just one, and then go on to step two below. 2. You’re not writing out a step-by-step…

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  • Why does it always feel like I’m not doing enough?

    grettascholten May 17, 2021

    This is such a meaty topic, I want to start by breaking it down piece by piece so we can start to untangle this belief over the course of a week.   Let’s start with some of the most common reasons why you might be thinking that you’re not doing enough:   1. You’re wired this way. Our brains love to think doing more is the solution for pretty much…

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  • Planning Well

    grettascholten May 10, 2021

    Planning well is really simple, here’s what my process looks like: Get everything you want and need to do out of your head and on to paper Decide what you’re 10/10 committed to doing this week Decide when you’ll do those things Put those things into whatever calendaring/planning system you use And go!    

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  • Doing What You Say You’ll Do

    grettascholten May 10, 2021

    If you’re not doing what you say you’ll do, there’s a breakdown in one or more of these areas: Plan well  Focus on the next task up on your list/calendar Expect to not want to do what you planned Know how to talk yourself into the doing the thing (more than just once!) Create a compelling why   Repeat steps 3 & 4 until the thing is done   Here’s…

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  • 4 Causes of Procrastination, & How To Solve for Them So You Can Get Shit Done

    grettascholten April 14, 2021

    Do you want to stop procrastinating and get shit done? Good. You’re in the right place. Did you know there are (at a minimum) 28 main reasons why people procrastinate? Here are the main patterns I see with my clients: Fear of failure, negative feedback, or making a mistake Task aversion due to perceiving a task as boring, frustrating, tedious, or too challenging Overwhelm Prioritization of short-term mood (picking the…

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  • The Two Most Common Thoughts that Create Overwhelm & What To Do About Them

    grettascholten April 13, 2021

    “I have so much to do, I don’t even know where to start.” This is often caused by an underlying thought, “I don’t know the right place to start” or “I have to pick the right thing to start on.” We falsely think there’s a right or wrong thing to do in any given moment. We end up putting pressure on our decision which paralyzes our decision-making and our action…

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