Not all of us are chronic procrastinators, but we all procrastinate sometimes. But have you ever thought about why you procrastinate? Can you immediately identify certain kinds of tasks you are very likely to put off? How about tasks you almost never put off? Hmm.
Do you like feeling small? Most people in our society would say no. Because it means the kinds of situations that make us feel misunderstood, unappreciated, stupid, ignored, or humiliated. Small means we’re not good enough, not important enough, without purpose, unable to make a difference. But small does not have to be a bad thing.
The beginning of the year is a time for reflections and goal setting. A time to look back. A time to look ahead. A time to dream of what could be. Except the logical part of my brain reminds me that there is a difference between goals and dreams. Both lead to a desired result; however, the success of goals…
Sometimes we know we are in the right place, that we are exactly where we are meant to be. Sometimes we are pretty sure we’d rather be someplace else. Perhaps we long for the place we were before, the place of happy memories. Perhaps we think we could have a much more fulfilling life someplace else. For whatever reason, we…
ISIS. Syrian refuges. Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Human trafficking. School shootings. When we look at the enormity of the problems people are facing, both here and around the world, it is easy to feel useless. How can I possibly do enough to make a difference–even a teeny difference?
I’ve been thinking about my bucket list lately. Actually, I’ve been thinking about dumping it and making a Joy List instead. Why?