How to Stop Letting Murphy Dictate Your Life

Murphy’s Law states, “If anything can go wrong it will”.   But is Murphy’s Law a reality in life?  It just might be, if you believe it’s true. Two factors are always at work here to make it seem like truth: We act upon what we believe, regardless of the accuracy of that belief.  Therefore, we […]

When Playing Hooky Is the Most Productive Thing You Can Do

Somehow it creeps up on us bit by bit.  The cumulative daily, dulling rut of commonness, the demands and expectations, the necessary to-do list, the unspoken, lingering, unresolved hurts and worries hovering over us like a dark cloud, blotting out the sun.   Like the proverbial frog in a kettle, we realize that somewhere along the […]

When Creative Excuses Sound Good But Thwart Progress

There’s point when taking more time to research, get organized, and continue praying about an opportunity or goal is really a means for trying to cope with fear and overwhelm.

With a little graciousness toward ourselves, and a savvy strategy in place to outwit our triggers while still gaining ground, we can systematically and successfully execute a plan, and regain our desire to rise to the challenge.

Failure Is A Better Friend Than Quick Success

Many times, those who experience relatively quick, “easy” success right out of the gate typically lack staying power. When things don’t go as planned, when further endeavors aren’t as readily achieved, when storms hit, they are unable to bounce back, so they crash and burn, then hang their head and tip toe away into the shadows to lick their wounds, refusing to try again.