Category Archives for "Work Less, Have More Fun"

Life Lessons from a Scratch Ticket

By Shelsey Jarvis

Life Lessons from a Scratch Ticket | Left-Brained Hippie

In Montreal where I live, people LIVE for their lottery and scratch tickets. At any given time at any given “depanneur” (known as a convenience store to the rest of the world), you’ll almost inevitably be in line behind someone buying an assortment of tickets, hoping that this week will be their last in the […]

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Why Meditation is an Income-Producing Activity

By Shelsey Jarvis

Why Meditation is an Income-Producing Activity - How regular meditation helped me reach 5-figure months in my business | Left-Brained Hippie

Most people think of meditation as some weird, new-age hippie thing where we sit in lotus pose out in nature for hours in complete silence, contemplating great spiritual concepts and chanting mantras.While I don’t have anything against any of that, it paints a rather intimidating and unattainable picture for the average jane. No doubt you’ve […]

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Stop Telling Me to “Hustle”

By Shelsey Jarvis

Stop Telling Me to Hustle - Why the 24/7 hustle mentality is actually hindering your business progress and harming your sanity | Left-Brained Hippie

Let’s have a show of hands–who here has been asked, “How’ve you been?” and replied, “Great! Super busy!”?Come on, be honest–we’ve all said it. We use “busy” as an excuse, as a badge of honour, and as “proof” that we’re going places and doing important things. That we aren’t just sitting around with our family […]

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3 Reasons You Don’t Have Time for Anything

By Shelsey Jarvis

3 Reasons You Don't Have the Time for ANYTHING (plus the strategies you need to know to magically expand time) | Left-Brained Hippie

We’ve all said it. When we’ve been slacking on something we know we should be doing to improve our lives, our businesses, our relationships, or anything else.“I don’t have time”.The result of overusing this excuse is feeling like you’re always “playing catch up”. Maybe you feel like you never get to just relax, or do […]

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How Massive Action Keeps You Stuck

By Shelsey Jarvis

How Massive Action Keeps You Stuck (Plus 3 Ways to Get Unstuck by Working Less) | Left-Brained Hippie

“Take massive action!”“24/7 hustlin’!”“Sleep when you die!”^^ Just SOME of the phrases that make me shudder.In the entrepreneurial space, the dominant attitude is usually some theme or variation of “work yourself to the bone and it’ll all come together eventually”.So many of us see the Gary Vaynerchuks of the world and think that we need […]

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