Listen: Stop should-ing your life away

When faced with a difficult decision, we go straight to asking ourselves and others, "What should I do?" Well, I'm here to say, who cares what you should do, what do you want to do? What would make you the happiest? Let's do that. We can get so caught up in the shoulds – I…

Listen: Done is better than perfect

Welcome to the very first episode of the Chasing Bateman podcast! Today, we're tackling that seemingly innocent procrastination habit that's keeping me – and I'm guessing, many of you – from reaching our personal and professional goals. Do you live by a to-do list, but find that some tasks sit untouched for days, months or…

Let’s talk about fear, baby…

One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received has also stuck with me for years (it's that good!) — Don’t make decisions based on fear.  How often are we guilty of this? I’ve watched it happen in both personal and professional situations time and time again. And just like the person who shared…

Negative Nancy can’t come to the phone right now

I have definite Negative Nancy tendencies (contain your surprise), but I honestly didn’t realize it until I was probably in my mid-30s. As in, I went a solid 30+ years on Earth thinking that my constant state of worry, fear and anxiety was a completely normal part of everyday life. I spent my childhood and…