Chase Ruzek

3 Hacks for Making Difficult Decisions

making difficult decisions

Creating a less stressful life often comes down to making difficult decisions easier. Decisions become difficult when we don’t know what we want. The paradox here is that one of the best ways to clarify what we want is by making decisions and taking action. That doesn’t resolve the fact that some decisions leave us […]

SILENT for 10 Days… Here’s What I Learned

When I first told people I was going to attend a 10-day silent meditation retreat, I didn’t hesitate using that word: retreat. However, that word evokes images of a beautiful view, feelings of comfort, and a do-whatever-you-want type of experience. And that was NOT this! This was a challenging course designed to train the mind, […]

Deciding When to Invest in Continuing Education

A theme among highly successful people is that they make significant financial investments in self-development. They understand that investing in education, coaching, or their own business, combined with their intentions and work ethic, can produce exponential returns. It’s important to look at continuing education opportunities in terms of the ROI they offer. It’s also important […]

Making Tough Calls Easier

Why do we wait to pick up the phone and make the call when we know we need to? It’s even easier to put off sending that difficult email or text. The answer to this question is simple. Our brains are wired to steer us towards comfort, and away from discomfort. The only thing that […]

How Meditation Landed Me a Promotion

The reason why there are so many benefits associated with meditation has a lot to do with the increased awareness that comes with having a consistent practice. But what does increased awareness do??? I’d like to give you a very practical example of how increased awareness can have a dramatic impact on your career. While […]