Is Your “Perfect” Plan Sabotaging Your Success?

Is Your “Perfect” Plan Sabotaging Your Success?

Putting together a plan of action is one of the first and most important steps in achieving any goal you set out for yourself. A good plan helps you focus your attention, time and energy. For those with perfectionistic tendencies, however, coming up with a plan is also one of the most common pitfalls where… Continue Reading

Has Your Perfectionism Gone Awry? A Self-Assessment

Has Your Perfectionism Gone Awry? A Self-Assessment

I’m not here to bash perfectionism. I’ve been a perfectionist all my life. For many years, I believed that my drive for excellence and flawlessness was my ticket to success. I was meticulously detailed-oriented, I followed directions to a T, and with any goal or challenge I met, I was willing…no, eager…to work harder and… Continue Reading

What To Do When New Year’s Resolutions Fail

What To Do When New Year’s Resolutions Fail

We’re about a month into the new year, and out of all the new year’s resolutions that were made, roughly 40% have already made their curtain call. Some we will never see again, but most have been tucked away safely, awaiting the next new year for their annual moments in the spotlight. How are yours… Continue Reading

The Power of Vulnerability

The Power of Vulnerability

What comes to mind when you think of vulnerability? Do you think of it as a weakness? Does the thought of being vulnerable bring up fears of being judged or rejected or hurt? If you resonated with the above, and you don’t think of vulnerability as an necessary ingredient to a joyful and happy life, then… Continue Reading

Dare To Suck: Your Key To Success

Dare To Suck: Your Key To Success

Ever since I started blogging, I’ve been looking for tips on how to write better. Last week, I finally picked up Anne Lamott’s book Bird by Bird, of which I’ve heard a lot about, but never felt the inclination to read, until recently. Well, I wish I had picked it up earlier. It’s quite a… Continue Reading

How To Have What You Want…NOW

How To Have What You Want…NOW

What if I told you, you could have what you want – whatever it is – right now, no waiting required? Are you skeptical but intrigued? Does it sound too good to be true? Well, I’m happy to say that the old adage “If it’s too good to be true, then it probably is” doesn’t… Continue Reading