Giving Up The Illusion of Control When Things Don’t Go Your Way

Giving Up The Illusion of Control When Things Don’t Go Your Way

If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one.  ~Cavett Robert

Do you ever wish the world would stop turning so you could get off?

When things don’t go as you expect do you lay awake thinking of how to “fix it?”

On Friday I found out that my book would not be finished on time.

The editor working on my manuscript accidentally edited a very early version, not the updated version I’d sent. This will delay my book another month, at least. (more…)

When the Universe Speaks – Pay Attention

When the Universe Speaks – Pay Attention

When you come to the edge of all you know
You must believe in one of two things:
You will be given earth on which to stand
Or you will be given wings  —Author unknown

It’s the 1990s and I’m in a middle management position.

I have all the perks of an executive but, I’m miserable.

I think about writing constantly. I take writing courses and belong to several writer’s groups. (more…)

How to Find Your Own Personal Pot of Gold

How to Find Your Own Personal Pot of Gold

The Fortune Teller, by Art Nouveau painter Mik...

To find your true passion and purpose in life is to find your own personal pot of gold.

We’re often told that we should be “living our passion.”

But many of us struggle to know exactly what that “passion” is.

People stuck in jobs they hate always have the same question, “Why can’t I find my true passion?”

The answer is simple – (more…)

Why Do We Resist Our True Calling?

Why Do We Resist Our True Calling?

So many of us work for years in professions that don’t match who we really are inside.

We’re aware that we’re unhappy with what we’re doing, but we don’t know any other way so we continue doing the same old thing day in and day out.

Then one day we hear this little voice urging us to do something else that we feel drawn to. It could be anything; cooking, painting, starting a business, writing, going back to school, etc., and suddenly we (more…)

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