The pandemic came into all of our lives and gave us an additional source of constant stress that loomed large for years and still continues to give us pause.
The other day I was at the doctor’s office for something minor and it occurred to me that one of the most important things a doctor needs to do is to manage the patient’s expectations.
In carpentry, if you cut across or against the grain at an angle that is either perpendicular or anything other than parallel to the fibers of the wood, the wood may chip and tear.
“Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.” – Barbara Kingsolve
If you often tend to overanalyze things, today’s motivational nudge is a fun one.
Strengthening boundaries is a good way to build self trust and work toward having a more peaceful and joy-filled life.
It may be time to re-think the conventional wisdom that often tells us that raising the bar on our goals and getting anything significant done requires the kind of effort that may be utterly exhausting.