Annie Mueller

Annie Mueller
Annie Mueller is a freelance writer who covers all things small business, productivity and personal growth related. Find her online at AnnieMueller.com.

Why You Should Be Chief Growth Officer of Your Family

By Annie Mueller | May 29, 2015

Companies benefit from having well-developed, growing, open-minded leaders. Your children (members of a different kind of company) should also benefit from having leaders who pursue personal development, understanding and growth. Taking time for personal growth might seem selfish, but it’s not. Many self-improvement practices like keeping a journal, meditating, practicing optimism and reading come with…

How Fear Warps Your Thinking—and 3 Ways You Can Fight Back

By Annie Mueller | March 30, 2015

A tall, wobbly ladder–and you at the top.A black spider with eight hairy, spidery legs.A clown—any clown. Fear can be a great survival tool. But as a way of life? It has some nasty side effects. In every stressful or threatening situation, your brain starts logging details and adding warning labels. You may not notice…