Guilt Sapping Your Energy? Whether You’re 30 or 70, This Helps

Guilt is a huge energy drain. Whether you’re embarking on your career or looking back on your life, there’s no good purpose served by feeling guilty. But lots of us do just that, and the consequences are truly devastating. Maybe that sounds like an overstatement to you. But if you think about the cumulative effects…

Guilt and You — Root it Out Today with a Dose of Reality

In yesterday’s post I wrote about guilt and its debilitating effects — effects that you don’t have to accept in your life. If you take a moment and think about your biggest time-and-energy drains, my guess is that you might find guilt up there near the top of the list. So, today I’m going to…

Guilt Be Gone! Wake Up in the Right Side of Your Bed Today

Guilt. There’s nothing like it for sapping your energy and making each moment heavy with regret and self-critical angst. But you know what? It doesn’t have to be that way. It’s certainly within your reach to wake up each morning feeling joyful, excited about the day ahead. So let’s start with a familiar scenario where guilt…

Self-Criticism: See It, Stop It, and Find Time

Self-criticism is one of the most debilitating time traps that we engage in … and many of us do it without even knowing. We all have voices that chatter in our heads throughout the day. and they directly shape our time choices. 

Crisis Times: Respond Using These 3 Timely Tips

Crisis times come unexpectedly, by definition.  How do you respond?  When it’s someone else’s crisis that strikes, do you find yourself full of feelings and knocked off track? The time challenges that a crisis presents are complex.  But the good news is that a friend or family member’s crisis, while very difficult, doesn’t need to…

Find Time to Defuse Your Guilt and Reclaim Your Power

Finding time is much more than a matter of schedules and to do lists.  Sometimes optimizing your time requires some inner housecleaning. That’s because you are at your most efficient and effective when you have full access to your energy.  To give yourself that access, though, you might need to poke around some areas that…

Find Time to Weed Out Self-Defeating Patterns and Banish Guilt Today!

Finding time is especially exhilarating when you change old self-defeating patterns at the same time!  That way, not only do you find time today, but you ensure that you’ll continue to, as you replace those old habits with new ones that serve you better. This-week-into-next we are exploring some of the paralyzing patterns that are…