Have you seen something like The Secret, or heard of the Law of Attraction, but thought it sounded just too good to be true? Sometimes the presentation of the idea behind Law of Attraction sounds almost ludicrous: envision yourself with a Mercedes, and somehow a Mercedes will magically manifest for you. Or maybe you believe […]
The Amazing Power of Deliberate Intent
How to Cut Your To-Do List in Half
Do you ever find yourself drowning in tasks, overwhelmed by your to-do list? Do you ever feel like an automaton, running on nearly empty, endlessly running through a series of things that you need to do? Let’s change that. Ten years ago, I had managed to set up my life in a way that was […]
Is it Time to Dethrone Your Mother?
Something has been happening to me over the last month or so, sparked by my own writing about appreciating who you are. (As is so often the case, I’m drawn to write about what I most need to learn in the moment.) I’ve come to this revelation: My “standard of excellence,” the bar by which […]
Working with Ease
I’m doing some contract finance work, and have the great fortune to be working with someone who is almost my exact opposite in terms of temperament and strengths. The benefits of this are numerous – she’s taking the time to help me develop my organizational skills, and seeing how to create and think through something […]
Are You Fighting or Allowing?
Lately I’ve been writing a lot about left-brain, analytical approaches to change, and I, for one, could stand a break from such a relentlessly logical approach. So today, we’re talking about flow and the art of allowing. Everyone has experienced some version of flow at some time in their lives, even if it is only […]