Procrastination: 4 counterintuitive insights that might help you feel a LOT better about yourself

By Kelly Diels / March 9, 2020 /

Sometimes procrastination is a creative and business ASSET. Here are four counterintuitive insights about procrastination that will help you leverage it.

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Clear The Way! (A Culture-Making Tool.)

By Kelly Diels / January 12, 2020 /

Clearing the way means looking for the daily road-blocks and friction and clearing internalized limits and biases that block personal power.

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on “lying to ourselves”. (I’m not so sure we do.)

By Kelly Diels / December 8, 2019 /

“Lying to ourselves” is a lie. When we build our analysis about money and power, we can see through the lies — and that’s how we get free.

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Are You On Your Own Team?

By Kelly Diels / October 13, 2019 /

Likeability is a trap is weaponized against women and girls, to prevent us from being on our own team, taking care of ourselves, and pursuing our dreams.

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Dear Culture Maker: Do you want power?

By Kelly Diels / October 6, 2019 /

Power can be generative and beneficial for everyone involved, rather than destructive and coercive. Here’s how to grow and steward your right use of power.

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How To Get Free

By Kelly Diels / September 1, 2019 /

Getting free and healing is never one-and-done. Especially when the source of injury in an oppressive culture that wants you to disappear — remains.

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teeth. time. zooming out. POWER.

By Kelly Diels / August 18, 2019 /

We internalize messages about individual defects but when we zoom out and look at the bigger picture of social structures, we see things differently.

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The Female Lifestyle Empowerment Brand, Mental Triggers, and Weaponized Imperfection

By Kelly Diels / August 11, 2019 /

How privilege gets displayed AND LEVERAGED in our social media feeds — in pictures of our hair, kids, counter-tops, vacations, dinners and everyday life.

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What if Shame is Actually Good Information…That You Can Use to Get Free?

By Kelly Diels / July 21, 2019 /

We feel shame if there is a social expectation that we feel we’re not meeting, and that’s why I think shame is a wildly helpful at understanding oppression.

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The Fantasy of Being Holiday Fabulous

By Kelly Diels / December 20, 2018 /

The Fantasy of Being Holiday Fabulous gets in the way of actually having fabulous holidays. So let’s retire it. [H/t Kate Harding’s LIFE ALTERING 2009 essay, The Fantasy of Being Thin]

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