Self-Talk and Abundance: Your Path to Fulfillment

Abundance is a term that gets bandied about a lot in online circles. And at the same time, in today’s uncertain economic climate abundance may sound like an aspiration that’s out of reach. What is abundance? Is abundance about how much you possess? Is it reflected in how much free time you have? Or is…

The Perfectionism Trap Doesn’t Have to Trip You Up Today, or Ever

Perfectionism is definitely a trap. Parading as a worthy goal, it keeps you stuck and perpetually discouraged with yourself. So, overcoming perfectionistic tendencies and altering perfectionistic choices helps to free you up to be your most creative and productive self. Conversely, allowing perfectionism to hobble you and steal your energy and confidence leaves you endlessly spinning…

Self-Talk to Power Up Your Energy, Effectiveness and Time!

Self-talk forms the silent backdrop to our lives.  Half-heard yet powerful, we all do it and it impacts us profoundly. If you’ve ever meditated, you’ve had a good window on the droning and subliminally distracting self-talk that you engage in all the time.

Find Time to Start Freeing Yourself from Perfectionism Now!

Finding time to overcome perfectionism in your life can free you up to be your most creative and productive self. Conversely, allowing perfectionism to shackle you and your energy will leave you frustrated, discouraged, and perpetually spinning your tires. Excellence vs. Perfection This is because perfection is an illusion, and a harsh one at that!…

Finding Time by Consciously Choosing Your Words (and Messages) to Yourself!

Yesterday I wrote about the inner critic, and ways that you can use your inner adult and nurturer to counter the critic’s debilitating messages.  Today I’d like to write a little bit more about that, starting with a very insightful post from Paula Harvey on her blog Designing a Passionate Life. In Using Beliefs to…

Find Time When Your Inner Critic is Clamoring!

Yesterday I wrote about finding time when your to do list is overflowing and your stress level is high. I’d like to expand on that this morning and discuss how the inner critic can throw a wrench in the works — especially when you’re at your busiest. As we’ve geared up for making our e-mail…

Find Time When Times are Hard

When times are hard, everything just feels more difficult. 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…