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Along for the ride

“Take your feelings along for the ride, whatever they may be.” — the Coach-Up

This week I've been thinking about motivation — what it is and when it is. Here are three things on that theme to help turn overthinking into expert thinking…and action!

  1. “Motivation follows action, not the other way around”9 minutes of The Coach-Up will help you get started (even when you don't want to).
  2. Why problems vs. when problems — what I got wrong about motivation
  3. If you're STILL not doing the thing, maybe you need to deal with the wall of awful in front of it?

Extra thoughts…

Last week I opened the coaching pop-up shop for free sessions to anyone who wants one. It's been FANTASTIC. I absolutely love doing this…

  • I love seeing how much thought we can shift in 20 minutes.
  • I love seeing the change in mood — mine and theirs — from the start of a call vs. by the end.
  • And I love hearing what you're going to do next because the way forward is now clear enough to take meaningful action.

Did you miss it? There's one spot left for tomorrow.

See you next week!

PS. I've found my way back to Instagram. It's been really fun! The article I wrote above was inspired by a video I made on a walk with Terry. Should I do more of these?

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Kim Witten, PhD - Coach & Consultant

Hello! My name is Kim Witten and I’ve spent four decades overthinking absolutely everything. I’ve turned this ability into a super skill to get stuff done and now my mission is to help others do the same. Read more about my journey

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Helping overwhelmed creatives and small business owners turn overthinking into expert thinking…and action! 3 useful things every Thursday to gain clarity, get more done, and feel great about it.

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