When You’re Stuck These Timely Questions Will Help

You’re stuck and it just feels terrible. You want so much to move forward on a project, but somehow, you just can’t budge. Frustration mounts and time passes.  Wouldn’t you LOVE to get moving again when you’re stuck? Consciously, that’s what you want, but clearly, SOMETHING is getting in the way. Sometimes, you can work wonders by…

Step Outside the Box When You’re Bogged Down and Stuck

One of our Finding Time Tips advises you to step outside the box to get unstuck. That tip elicited a great question from a subscriber the other day.  She asked for some examples to illustrate ways that might play out in real life.  I was intrigued by the question and then realized that it would…

Brainstorm Away Those Logjams and Frustrations

When you brainstorm you are using a very effective tool for loosening up your energy. And when you’re stuck and brainstorm, you also access creative, and sometimes unexpected, ideas. Today we’ll explore ways that brainstorming can also be a vehicle for turning negative thinking on its head. When you brainstorm this way, you fundamentally and…

Stuck in a Rut? This Counter-intuitive Tip Gets You Moving Again

Are you stuck in a rut? It’s a terribly frustrating feeling that can become nightmarish when a deadline looms. You want to get moving. The clock is ticking. And you are still spinning your tires, stuck in a rut. Being stuck in a rut is no fun… Here in New Hampshire, wintertime snowbanks capture this…

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…

Feeling Stuck About a Project? Well, This Will Surely Help…

When you’ve got a project on your horizon and you’re feeling stuck, what do you do? It can feel overwhelming, and the more time passes, the larger the project looms. So, the first bit of advice I’ll give you is simple: Remember that a project isn’t a monolith. (Click to Tweet) Indeed, any project has…

The Cascade Effect and How It Gets You Unstuck

Springtime in New Hampshire means melting snow and loosening ice jams. And it makes me think of what I call the Cascade Effect. What is that? It’s what happens when you’re feeling stuck and you take action. What you’ll notice is that your action has an impact, not just on your immediate issue, but on…