Beginning with the Ending Gets You Unstuck and Moving

“In my end is my beginning.” T.S. Eliot famously wrote that in his “Four Quartets.” It’s a line that I have always found very hopeful. And it can be especially helpful to call it to mind if you’re procrastinating about making a beginning of any sort. When Beginning is Hard Indeed, the most challenging step in…

Stop, Breathe and Listen When You’re Stressed to the Max? Really?

When you are under pressure, stressed, or interrupted mid-project, the advice to stop, breathe and listen might seem counter-intuitive. But the reality is that sometimes a counter-intuitive step is what will help you more than anything else. So, while finding time to stop, breathe and listen when your instinct is to plow ahead can be…

Stop! In the Name of Living Your Moments

“Stop! In the Name of Love” – remember that 1965 hit by the Supremes?  I’ve got an important variation on that theme to share with you today. It’s about finding time to “stop and smell the roses” – a piece of advice that you may also remember hearing. This saying harbors a great