When the Well Runs Dry – Quieting the Mind

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Like a cars driving in summer heat with old, scarce oil in our engines, many of us continue to trudge on through times of spiritual and emotional lean. We do it because we have to—or because it makes us feel strong to do so. What we often fail to realize is the longer this goes […]

Energy Begets Energy

When we devote ourselves to things that give us energy, we have more energy for things we have no energy for.

Extroverts understand this. If one derives energy from being with people, one must do that to fuel those focused, solo work times. Saying, “I’ll deprive myself of this until I do this,” is a sometimes necessary, emergency move, not a best way to go about life.

Eliminating Distractions Through Productive Panic

Keep Calm and Panic

Last week was one of those weeks where distractions were abundant and multiplied like jackrabbits by the hour. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t focus on a couple of key things I needed to do. I had some insomnia and that played a role–but come on, focus man! I started lots of stuff […]