Mistakes – The Stuff that Dreams are Made Of

Mistakes and how you manage them will, to quite a large extent, determine your path and the degree of success that you experience in this world. Too often, mistakes are viewed as roadblocks or detours on your journey toward accomplishing your goals. But think about the impact of this reaction … Can you see how…

Truth Serum for Perfectionistic Poison

Truth serum is what you need if your life is infected with perfectionistic poison. And truth serum is what we shared recently in our post titled “Perfection Paralysis – Overcome It with 3 Tips.” You see, many of us (myself included) carry inside what I call a perfectionist sub-self. This sub-self gives us messages and supports time…

Perfection Paralysis – Overcome It with 3 Tips

Perfection isn’t something you can attain. It is a goal that is unreachable and that freezes you in your tracks. I call it perfection paralysis, and today I want to share with you 3 tips for overcoming this discouraging and insidious time thief. These are action-oriented suggestions 

Time and Talk – What You Say to Yourself Really Matters!

Time is precious and limited. The energy that you bring to your time affects how you experience it and how you use it. And going one step deeper — how you talk to yourself has a profound effect on your energy — and by 

Perfectionism: Wise Voices Weigh In!

Perfectionism doesn’t have to undermine your confidence, sap your energy, and bring your productivity to a frustrating halt. We’ve been looking at ways that you can counter the perfectionistic messages that you carry with you. And the good news is that, with practice and steadiness, your Wise Voice really can overcome

New Habits, Skiing, and Finding Time

New habits. Ask anyone about them, this time of year, and you’re likely to get a blank stare, a hapless shrug, or maybe a defensive response. That’s because when it comes to developing new habits we tend to relate in a black-and-white way. We’re either doing it or we aren’t, and there’s no process involved.

Reflection on the Past Enhances Your Present and Future

Reflection on the past, whether it’s the past minute, day, month, or year, is always an enriching and deepening experience. There are times when this is a pleasurable activity, times when it’s simply informative, and times when it can be quite painful. And this may feel paradoxical, but it’s actually those painful times of reflection that…