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…

Greeting the Transitions of Aging — 3 Timely Tips

Greeting the transitions of aging is a topic that you may not reflexively welcome. And for that reason, readers and writers alike may tend to shy away from it. Indeed, ours is not a culture that is welcoming of the aging process.   And that’s somewhat understandable, as our mortality is so closely tied up…

Mistakes as Teachers — Find the Lessons and Find Time

The idea of mistakes as teachers is rarely discussed in time management circles.  But wouldn’t it be great to be able to put your mistakes to work for you?  Ultimately, if you view your mistakes as teachers, that would mean that none of your time was ever ‘wasted.’ It’s a little like thinking of your…

No Matter What Happens, Opening Your Heart Always Helps It Grow

The thing is, your heart is stronger than you think. This is particularly important to remember when you’re confronted with difficult changes and the challenging feelings that often accompany them. So, the thing is, when you know the following two facts, right through to your bones, you give yourself access to energy and insight that…

Dealing with Misfortunes, Whether They’re Big or Small

Misfortunes pull us up short when we least expect it. This is disorienting and disturbing. It reminds us that life is unpredictable at its core … and it can certainly be a challenge sometimes. Maybe it’s something really big that comes along and knocks you off track. Or maybe it’s everyday glitches and annoyances that…