Happy No Matter What

Dec.26.2012

The Anatomy of a “Good” Goal

I know it’s not very sexy but I love goals. Yes goals. People ask me how I get it all done. They assume I’m extremely organized. In reality I’m pretty ADD. On top of that, I have 3 small children at home and I only work part time. But the truth is I do get [...]

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Dec.29.2010

Indecision is the Antonym of Resolution…

… I know because I looked it up. I suck at resolutions. I usually make them then forget about them in few weeks. But not this year. Here is the big epiphany: In order to get what I want, I have to know what I want. And isn’t a resolution really just an intention? Gretchen [...]

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Sep.16.2010

On Persistence and Self-Care

In her post titled Just Show Up, life coach Ann Mehl shares a story about her friend James Maddock. A talented singer/songwriter, early in his career Columbia Records signed him then shortly “dumped” him when his record didn’t sell. Ten years later, she overheard his music playing at her local Starbucks.

People Give Up Too Easy

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Jun.23.2010

I Choose Passion

Martha Beck, in Finding Your Own North Star uses the North Star as a metaphor for your right life. It’s a fixed point in the sky that can always be used to figure out which way you’re headed. Like the North Star, Martha argues: “the knowledge of your perfect life sits inside you just as the North Star sits in its unalterable spot.”

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