Category: Productivity

Is a Balanced Life Actually Achievable?

  Who doesn’t long for more energy to pursue the things that matter most?  Last week we talked about how our passion for living is affected by various experiences, and how to identify which keystone habit will maximize our capacity to accomplish more. Yet with so many options available…

How Do You Fuel Your Passion?

  I believe each of us wants to discover and live a life filled with purpose.  Just take a look at the numerous methods and guideposts for discovering what inspires you.  Yet having the energy to pursue one’s dreams is another thing altogether. Going after goals takes work…to…

Where Are Your Digital Boundaries?

  Last month we talked about living with less and how that can open up more freedom in our lives.  In contrast, sometimes having more gives us less: less satisfaction with what we have, less fulfillment from life, and less bandwidth to pursue our dreams.  Dozens of books on decluttering…

What Can I Do to Replenish My Energy?

  Why Do We Feel So Run Down This Time of Year?   With the holiday season in full swing, our days are filled with delicious foods and entertainments galore.  Yet we can be easily overwhelmed with expanding shopping lists and packed calendars.  It’s no wonder so many of…

How Do You Choose Your Holiday Traditions?

  How Do Traditions Evolve?   Growing up as kids, we all had holiday traditions that went without question.  They were simply the way things had always been done.  One of my cherished activities centered around opening up the daily boxes on an Advent calendar—a tradition I continue with…