Excellence vs Perfection — How to Keep Your Head in the Game

Stepping toward excellence vs. perfection is all about your choices and your success. But are you able to keep the two sorted for yourself? Indeed, one of the great illusions about perfectionism is that it is the pursuit of excellence.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Excellence is smothered by perfectionism.  As artist and…

Reclaim Your Energy and Joy by Silencing Self Criticism

How will you reclaim your energy when so many things clamor for it? Well, living each moment to its fullest is right at the core of heart-based time management.  How wonderfully full of possibilities life looks, feels, and actually is when you are present and open, and have full access to our energy, heart, intelligence,…

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…

Time, Energy, and Clutter — Clear Some Space with this Mindset Change

Clutter just seems to pile up, doesn’t it? Whether it’s in your space, your time, or in your mind, clutter is one of the biggest challenges that we all face in this day and age. And the busier you get, the more overwhelming it often feels. Maybe it’s the news cycle or your space or your to-do…

Your Life, Your Dreams, Your Choices — It’s All in Your Power

Your life is created out of each and every one of your choices. So making your dreams come true is largely a matter of choice, too. But here’s the thing: realizing your dreams requires, first, that you be fully awake. Why? Because you need to be awake to be making conscious time choices. Think about…

Scarcity Mentality and Self-Criticism-Time Wasters Extraordinaire

The scarcity mentality coupled with self-critical messages are two of the biggest time-wasters going. Why do I say that? Well, a scarcity mentality knocks you off-track and puts you in a reactive stance that’s fundamentally dis-empowering. Then your Inner Critic drones on, undermining your confidence as it points its shaming finger at you. What’s needed is a…

Resolutions That Work: First, Stop Undermining Yourself

Resolutions are in the air right now. And research tells us that most people drop their resolutions within the first month of the New Year. So, while finding time to make realistic resolutions and follow through on them is something that many of us think about now, it’s a challenge to make them stick. Is…