Tag: motivation

It’s All Been Done Before

There are so many cop-outs we can use when we’re avoiding something. There’s not enough time. It’s too hard. I don’t have any good ideas. It’s simpler to keep on doing the same. I’m too busy. No one cares. It’s all been done before. This is the one that seamlessly waits in the wings of…

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The Art of Goal Setting

It’s incredible how much we can glean as adults from children’s stories we’ve heard our whole lives. Take Goldie Locks and the Three Bears, for example. We can relate goals to this story pretty well, actually; some are too big, some are too small, and some are just right. A goal too big can overwhelm…

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Back to Basics

When I was in third grade, my teacher made an exciting announcement: we were able to submit our own creative writing to my school’s literary magazine. If our writing got picked, we would be published in the magazine available to the whole school. As you might be able to imagine, the thought of that left…

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