Transforming Misfortune — How to Reframe Life’s Challenges Every Day

Transforming misfortune into something more positive has been an all-too-frequent task in 2020. Indeed, this year has presented us all with more curveballs than most if any, major league pitchers could ever throw. And the changes and upheavals seem to just keep coming. It’s no wonder that many people feel like they are drowning and…

Managing Priorities 101 — How to Keep All Those Balls in the Air

Managing priorities is always a challenge. And in these pandemic days, that challenge is exponentially greater. Indeed, when you’ve got lots of balls in the air sorting out what’s important and what isn’t is vital. Yet often, you can feel so busy that you don’t know where to begin. Life as it is… Here at…

Many Tasks and Little Time — Templates Help You Get Things Done

When you have many tasks and little time, it’s easy to slip into overwhelm. And, unfortunately, once you start feeling overwhelmed, you’re even less likely to get to the many tasks that keep piling up. Overwhelm slows you down. It’s like static that takes up space in your head and makes decisions much more difficult…

Make Your Ideal Day Real, Moment by September Moment

When you make your ideal day real, you give yourself a warm and generous boost. But in the midst of challenging times, do you sometimes feel that’s just impossible? So I suggest that you approach this on a moment-by-moment basis. A day, after all, is a large and daunting expanse of time to try to…

How to Prepare for Change and Thrive Every Day

When you prepare for change it isn’t as jarring as when it just arrives out of the blue and knocks you off-course. And yet, even when you prepare for change, unexpected events can still momentarily throw you. And these days, unexpected changes seem to pop up with unnerving frequency. Still, you’ll be able to respond…

Heraclitus Was Right — How to Relax and Go With the Flow

What does Heraclitus have to do with living in today’s world? And what does he have to do with a concept like going with the flow? Well, he’s someone to pay heed to when you’re navigating transitions. And at this time in your everyday life, doesn’t it feel like you are constantly dealing with changes…

How to Make Lemonade, Even With Extra-Sour Lemons

I’m guessing that you’ve heard about making lemonade out of lemons. These days, that adage may sound like a huge understatement. But, especially when it comes to everyday living, I think it conveys some wise advice. Finding your way when life hands you lemons is a major challenge. Indeed, when things don’t turn out as…