Find Time When Times are Hard

I read this morning that here in New Hampshire the State is facing the prospect of lay-offs in order to address budget deficits.  On the federal level, a new administration is working to get up to speed and address looming issues. When I read headlines about lay-offs and cut-backs, I often think about the hundreds…

Finding Time for Creative Work

Are you creative? If your knee-jerk answer is, “No!” please keep reading. The unfortunate myth is that creativity is a mysterious gift bestowed by the muses on a few special people.  You either have it or you don’t?  That is simply false.  Sadly, it’s a falsehood that cuts many people off from mountains of possibility…

Find Time and Energy with 3 Tips to Quiet Your Inner Critical Voices

In yesterday’s Time Finder post we explored the ways that critical messages and critical voices sap your energy, confidence, and creativity. If you could turn up the volume and hear what your friends and acquaintances are thinking to themselves as they go about their daily business, you would be amazed at the undermining and negative…

Finding Time When Self-Criticism Gets in Your Way

Finding time to make realistic resolutions and follow through on them is something that many of us think about at this time of year. Is that part of your New Year’s tradition? If so, how do you usually do on your follow through? It’s been my experience that when resolutions come from a place of…