It is not easy for me to cut back on this blog. I tried it before: taking Tuesdays and Thursdays off so I can focus on some other projects. But I enjoy writing my daily post, and it can give me an energy boost to spend 30 minutes writing in the morning before I move … Continue reading Cutting back
I love to write. Writing helps me process my life. It helps me get thoughts out of my head and onto paper or a screen so I can remove the "static" this a.d.d. brain sometimes accumulates. Some writing is reserved for my paper journals. I'm old fashioned. I love hand-writing a journal. I take it … Continue reading Boil it down
I am sitting here watching the sunrise in my favorite chair with my coffee beside me. Sometimes my mind swirls with all I "should" get done today. Then I remember to take some deep breaths and SLOW DOWN. I just finished a re-listen of Tom Sterner's book, The Practicing Mind yesterday. It is about developing … Continue reading Slow vs fast
Yesterday I took an opportunity during my monthly operations meeting to present to my team a concept I had discovered that intrigues me, from The One Thing by Gary Keller. In preparing for the presentation, I realized that I can indulge my love for teaching and training in my current job. It was totally fun to … Continue reading What’s your One Thing?
In this big, wide world with so many channels, choices and chatter, it can be hard to find our focus and stick to one main goal. I really struggle with this intention. I like to take on a lot of new things, but then sometimes I find that they "pile up" and start to crowd … Continue reading Constraint
I am preparing for a session with my coach this morning and slept in an hour more than usual. Sometimes when my body needs it, I just allow it to rest. After last week's travel, and disrupted sleep schedule, it has been lovely to have 4 nights in a row of 8-10 hours of sleep. … Continue reading Focus vs exploring options
Love instead of fear. Can it be that easy, friend? Yes. I believe so. What you focus on Becomes the way you live. Yes. It is that simple.
I am about to embark on a 6-month coaching engagement with the Handel Group. There is quite a bit of homework due before the first session which is next Wednesday, and I am both excited and a little scared. My coach assures me this is a good place to be. We are going to get … Continue reading Going All In