To be blunt, we’re all facing a priority problem. We’re being relentlessly told we can have it ALL, when no…no we can’t.
Tag: setting boundaries
Aug 17 2022
The Priority Parallax: What’s TRULY Important?
Jun 12 2018
Lost, Hurting, Used Up? Be Nice…Until It’s Time to NOT Be Nice
Our culture trains us to be ‘nice.’ No is a two-letter ‘four-letter word.’ Boundaries are ‘being mean.’ We should all strive to ‘understand, be flexible, and all get along.’ It’s as if there’s no middle ground between jerk and b$#@ versus someone with a healthy sense of boundaries. Besides *chirpy voice* good deeds add up. …
Jun 04 2018
Busy: A Small Word Sending a HUGE Distress Signal
Busy, busy, busy. Aside from ‘parsnip‘ I’m beginning to think my new trigger word is ‘busy.’ A couple posts ago, I took on the insidious lie about us being able to ‘find time’. There’s this generally accepted delusion that time is something we can find. No, time isn’t lost. We are. We can’t find time, …
Sep 20 2017
The Linchpin of ALL Success—Invoking the NO!
One major advantage of being older is the blessing of perspective. Us “older folk” have lived enough years to have gained decades of experiences, failures, mistakes, victories, setbacks, trials, and tests. This means we have the benefit of context. Many of us also have a clearer picture of what “success” really looks like. What is …