Worry Never Helps, But Having a Plan Does

When you have a worry your energy and attention are siphoned off. Your eyes turn away from the present. Mired in mud, your tires spin as your worry deepens. Indeed, worry, once it takes hold, easily turns into a vicious cycle that it’s hard to step away from. That’s why it’s so important to learn…

7 Timely Tips to Grow Your Self-Empowerment Skills

Genuine self-empowerment requires both realism and compassion. Those two key ingredients help you develop the resilience to flex without giving yourself away. And as self-empowerment becomes a way of life, you thrive by relating as a human, not a superhuman. Any place you start exploring and experimenting with self-empowerment is fine. Just remember, growthful change…

Circumstances Change, So Update Your Goals to Stay Current

When circumstances change, do you adjust or do you stay the course? And how do you decide? It’s a fact of life, that your circumstances change all the time. And in some situations, flexibility is what’s needed. On the other hand, sometimes discipline and focus are the skills you want to call on. This is…

Preparation is Key When There’s Trouble on the Horizon

Preparation helps, no matter what is headed your way. And here in New Hampshire, we’ve got a big snowstorm coming. Weather is, at once, predictable and unpredictable. And snowstorms are a very good example. Depending on how things play out, we might wake up to a beautiful winter wonderland tomorrow, or we might experience power…

Small Steps Help With All Your Goals in the New Year

There’s no better time than the New Year for a quick reminder that small steps really work. Indeed, planning, implementing, and then sustaining your success strategies is a process. This is true whether we’re talking about small or large goals. You have to first identify and visualize them. Then you build and maintain your momentum…

Preparation Up Front — Your Powerful Everyday Stress Reliever

Preparation relieves everyday stress by enhancing your flexibility. Knowing that you’re ready for anything is powerful. It means you don’t have to scramble when something unexpected comes up. And up front preparation doesn’t just reduce stress. It also enhances your ability to focus, making you that much more efficient and effective in each moment. And…

Time Marches On, and So Do We

‘Time marches on’ may sound like a cliché, but it is undeniably true. It’s a fact that many of us don’t think about until a birthday arrives, or we move from the old year to the new. But the reality is that the passage of time is something that we all experience and observe, for as long…