Disruptions, Opportunities and the Eye of the Beholder

What’s the difference between disruptions and opportunities? Well, if you step back and reflect on it, you realize that the two may be a lot closer than you’d first thought. That’s because disruptions are simply events that we, then, ascribe certain qualities to. Do we see them as positive? Negative? Jarring upheavals? Welcome surprises? Disruptions…

Tips for Managing Difficult Personalities in Your Life

Managing your time is sometimes about managing difficult personalities. Indeed, that’s because your efforts to be productive and present in your life may encounter unexpected roadblocks in the form of the people around you. To make the very best use of your time, you need to start managing difficult personalities. By that I mean the…

Empowered Compassion™ Keeps You Going Through Tough Times

I love pairing words together in stimulating new ways. New pairings always provide insights. This morning I’ve found that Empowered Compassion™ really sparks my interest and imagination. Here’s why… Have you experienced how delicious it feels to experience inner balance AND feel motivated to move forward? You’re energized, empowered and quietly confident. From your place…

Stuck Today? A Perspective Shift Helps

If you’re feeling stuck today, you don’t have to stay there. I want to tell you about a simple shift that will surprise you with its power, and that makes all the difference. It has to do with your perspective — how it affects you, and how you are in a position to make choices…

Redefine Success to Clarify Your Time Choices and Refresh Your Sense of Self

Success is a concept that we generally think we understand — right up until we sit down and attempt to define it for ourselves. Then it becomes a more complicated idea. It’s complex because there are so many different factors that play into it: family and cultural influences, natural inclinations, good friends and teachers who’ve…

Feeling the Fear? Find a Stronger Voice

Fear is a debilitating energy that you hold the power to change. It might feel overwhelming in a given moment, but fear is, at its core, simply a feeling. In a recent post titled “Assertiveness Strategies — How to Say No When You’re Scared to Death” I wrote: Assertiveness is a choice you make and an…

Saying Yes — The Heart-Based Art of Affirming YOU and Claiming Joy and Power

Saying yes to standing in your power is an affirmation and celebration of life. Today we’ll explore how saying yes in a heart-based way both grounds you and expands your potential. Beyond Time Boundaries… Time management strategies often focus heavily on saying no. It’s a powerful word that establishes and maintains all-important boundaries. And it’s true that protecting your…