CategoryPersonal Growth

The Purging Process Program – LOP035

Purging Process Program landscape

What’s one of the biggest problems most of us face on a daily basis? Overwhelm! If you are struggling, stressed out, and overwhelmed there are three reasons: There’s too much stuff distracting your attention and ability to focus;Information overload in the form of news feeds, emails, texts, websites, and all the technology you need in...

When You Purge What Distracts You, You Reconnect with Your Values

Purge What Distracts You

Last week I was listening to and episode of the “Waking Up” podcast by Sam Harris. He was speaking with with New York Times bestselling author, Johann Hari about the challenges of addiction and depression, and the increased use of prescribed anti-depressants, opioids, and illegal drug use. They discussed why people are so easily angry online...

How Purging Connects with Your Core Values – LOP034

Purging Connects with Your Core Values

Why purge? Purging will help you to let go of what’s holding you back in life so that you can focus on what’s most important to you, and spend more of your time and energy working on what you want to accomplish in life. What is purging? It’s a process that helps to increase your, Ability to focus, thus making better use of your time;Personal...

If You’re Missing this ONE Thing Then You’ll Fail at Achieving Your Goals

Missing ONE Thing Fail at Achieving Goals

Want to achieve a goal that really means something to you? Want to accomplish something that will make all the difference in your life or the lives of others? How do you get started? Do you write out a single goal with a deadline and hope for the best? This used to be my way of thinking (I’m sure many people have experienced the same thing):...

If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed Solve This One Problem First – LOP031

Feeling Overwhelmed Solve This One Problem First

What is overwhelm? It’s a state of being in which you feel total overpowered by one or more emotions, situations, or everything all at once. In truth it’s an emotional state in which you are overly identified with too many of your problems or struggles and you are stuck in your head. It’s a vicious cycle, and the problem is that you are not your...

Is Forgiveness of Homophobia a Gay Male Gift? LOP030

Forgiveness of Homophobia a Gay Male Gift

In this episode, I speak about the challenge for gay men to forgive homophobia in their lives – be it from individuals, family, and society at large. The topic for the episode was inspired by a discussion of models of forgiveness in Raymond L. Rigolisoso’s ground-breaking book, “Gay Men and The New Way Forward” and from his coaching group...

Are You Doing Goal Setting Backwards? LOP029

Goal Setting Backwards - LOP029

If you want to accomplish something that’s important to you, do you believe that setting a goal with a deadline, or making a New Year’s resolution will do the trick? Do you create lists of goals with the best intentions, but then for whatever reason, you never accomplish them? Over the years of studying personal development, goal setting systems...

Why Fear of the Future Keeps You Stuck in Your Past – LOP028

Fear of the Future Keeps You Stuck

Do you think the following statement is true: People who are afraid of the future cling to the present. When I first read that sentence it hit me hard, because of my recent awareness that I have ‘apparently’ been fearful of my own future. I’ve been experiencing fears around the promise of something new and I wasn’t sure if I could make my goals –...

Darren is a leadership coach in Toronto, Canada who helps his clients to connect and embrace their uniqueness and freely create the life they want. He writes and podcasts regularly about Queer Leadership.