Stress and indecision

Bobb Biehl says that 85% of stress is caused by either indecision or lack of control. What three things are causing you the most stress right now? Of those three, which are stressful because of indecision? Lack of control? If it’s indecision, the way forward is to act. Decide and move or collect the additional … Continue reading Stress and indecision

Does social media contribute to or distract from your main thing?

John Mayer spoke to students at Berklee College of Music this summer, and one thing he talked about was the impact social media had on his creativity. While it helped him connect with his fans (millions of followers on Twitter), it robbed him of creative power for his main thing – music: “The tweets are getting shorter, … Continue reading Does social media contribute to or distract from your main thing?

Life lessons from a three-month-old: time to refocus

When our kid was just a few months old, everything was new and overwhelming. He couldn’t handle much stimulation or input for very long. He’d begin to get disorganized – flailing about and fussing. He couldn’t focus and his emotional state quickly went downhill. It doesn’t change much when we get older. Sure, we hide … Continue reading Life lessons from a three-month-old: time to refocus