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The Pull of What You Really Love

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” – Rumi I have been thinking about this concept: that it is good to know and to pursue what we truly love. As a writer, I love writing because it is beauty in the making, … Continue reading The Pull of What You Really Love

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Keeping Resolutions…at Any Time of Year

It's not easy keeping resolutions. Turning those goals into actual results... Well, that can be tough. But there are some things that can help. Be specific. You've heard this before, because it's true. It is much easier to aim toward something and actually take action if you're specific about it. For writing, this might mean … Continue reading Keeping Resolutions…at Any Time of Year

Too Much Time: When Accomplishing Goals Takes Discipline

This week's post addresses how to keep yourself on task when you are not busy. Yes, this is a legitimate topic: Lots of us do better at accomplishing important tasks when we're busy than when we have a lot of free time. Many of us are closet procrastinators who struggle to achieve daily discipline. Yet … Continue reading Too Much Time: When Accomplishing Goals Takes Discipline

Managing Your Time When You’re Busy

Life may be super busy for you right now. I know it is for me — and that's a good thing in many ways. If you're a business owner, you'll appreciate what I'm saying. Having more projects than is completely comfortable means your business is expanding. That's a good problem to have. But it's still … Continue reading Managing Your Time When You’re Busy

What Your Work “Should” Look Like…or Should It?

This is what we all wish our important goals and work projects always looked like, isn't it? Pretty...orderly... with a great title attached to it... I mean, Red Poppy Cafe is just delightful. The flowers are beautifully crafted. The grass is so green, I want to take off my shoes and walk in it. Every detail … Continue reading What Your Work “Should” Look Like…or Should It?