Minimums, Maximums, And Somewhere In Betweens

Quick productivity tip to battle the resistance and the insidious nature of perfectionism… Write down everything you think you need to do today. Once you’ve finished your list, go back and put an asterisk next to everything you “absolutely have to do”, “no questions asked”, “this is it”, “I gotta get it done or else”Continue reading “Minimums, Maximums, And Somewhere In Betweens”

“This Is Exactly What Was Supposed To Happen”

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” -John Lennon How much better would we feel if for everything that happens to us, we simply took a breath and uttered these words to ourselves?… “This is exactly what was supposed to happen.” How much unnecessary stress and strain and aggravation couldContinue reading ““This Is Exactly What Was Supposed To Happen””

Gratitude And Appreciation

November is National Gratitude Month. No doubt, you’ve read some article espousing the benefits of a regular gratitude practice. I believe, and there is plenty of research to back this up, that when done meaningfully and consistently, practicing gratitude is transformative. But we should also practice appreciation. Which I think is different than gratitude andContinue reading “Gratitude And Appreciation”