End well for a better beginning

End well for a better beginning

You feel overwhelmed. To get focused again, give yourself a clearer sense of ending and beginning. Here’s how. Start at the finish line. 12:00:01 a.m. And just like that, a new day has begun. Or perhaps as you read this, it’s mid-day, or near the end of...
Why can’t you stay in the conversation?

Why can’t you stay in the conversation?

Why does your mind wander when you’re talking with someone? Here’s why — and how to get back into the conversation. You’re distracted. Yes, you say. I already know I’m distracted. But why are you distracted? Is it because you have so many...
Why do you keep beating around the bush?

Why do you keep beating around the bush?

You’re overthinking it again. Stop beating around the bush and say what you mean. Here’s how. You don’t know. There’s an old Joe Jackson song whose main lyric is: You can’t get what you want, ’til you know what you want. This is...
Why can’t you just decide and move on?

Why can’t you just decide and move on?

You’re waffling again. Too many options. Not enough clarity. How can you get clear and get a move on? Why you wafflle. First of all, because making decisions is difficult. If anyone tells you life is easy, they’re either pretending or delusional. Life...
How to recognize and overcome your fears

How to recognize and overcome your fears

You should be afraid. Fear is hardwired into you to keep you alive. The question is: how can you transform your fears? First, recognize your fears.  This is the first step. Recognize and admit your fears. Until you take this first vital step, you will be living in...