• How your goal can get in the way of happiness

    You’re probably pursuing some kind of goal right now. And, if you’re like most of us, you think you’ll be happier when you’ve achieved your goal. You’ll enjoy “having arrived” and bask in the glow of your accomplishment. The daily grind But even as you think about how much you’ll enjoy arriving at your destination, you’re […]

  • Sorry, not feeling like it isn’t good enough

    One of my clients is writing a novel and has a daily word count goal. After months of maintaining her writing streak, she’s been struggling lately. Some mornings I feel bogged down before I even start. I know I can get to the end result and produce something, but sometimes I just don’t feel like […]

  • Someone’s New Year’s resolution is sitting on the curb

    Yesterday I saw someone’s New Year’s resolution sitting on the curb, already forgotten. It looked forlorn. Bewildered the fanfare of January 1 faded so quickly. I watched it sit there, slump there—unrealized. Wondering if it would be dusted off and tried again next year. What about you? Did you make any resolutions for the coming year? Is […]