Compassion Power Opens You to Your Possibilities

Compassion power might seem like an odd pairing of words but read on. It’ll make sense, I promise. Lately, I have been thinking a lot about what gets me stuck and what gets me unstuck, when facing a time challenge. One of the themes that keeps coming up is that of compassion. What is compassion…

Gratitude, Even in the Hardest of Times? Ask Paula…

Gratitude is a feeling, and it is also a choice. In truth, it’s one of the most powerful and life-enhancing choices you can make. As Eckhart Tolle has said, “It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” In my recent post titled Gratitude Changes Everything: 5 Powerful Tips to…

Reader’s Choice – Priority-Setting, Perfectionism and Other Time Tips

Priority-setting was a subject that many of you were drawn to last month. Did you see this post “Find Time to Set Wise Priorities Using the 3/3/3 Exercise”? Well, it’s got some very timely tips for you – especially as we move into a new month.

Perfection Paralysis 2 – Ask Paula

Perfection paralysis plagues many smart, successful people. Are you one of them? If so, you’re not alone. Here’s a question we received after yesterday’s post. It’s from Marina, in Albuquerque:

Perfectionism is Poison: 3 Antidotes that Really Work!

Perfectionism is one of the most toxic energies there is. Rooted in fear and self-criticism, it eats away at confidence, undermines creativity, and continually pits you against yourself in a discouraging cycle of failure. Do you feel like the pressure’s always on? Do you struggle to let go of tasks when you’ve been working and re-working…

Compassion – Your Powerful Procrastination Stopper

“Compassion” and “powerful” aren’t words that are often coupled. And yet, they truly do belong together. As counter-intuitive as it might seem to you, compassion is the absolute best tool for overcoming lots of hurdles in your life. That includes challenges like overwhelm and perfectionism and procrastination. Not harshness, self-criticism or urgency, but compassion. Why?…

Time Boundaries Work Best When They Come from Your Power

Time boundaries are powerful time tools that enable you to productively focus on your priorities. Yet setting and maintaining time boundaries can be a challenge. Last week, in a post titled Retrieve Lost Time with Time Boundaries that Stick we shared some guidelines for setting these all-important boundaries with clarity and compassion. Today I want to…