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The True Danger of To-Do Lists

We all use to-do lists. And they are useful if handled well. But to-do lists can be utterly destructive. A large to-do list is simply fodder for overwhelm. One glance is enough to convince you that you’ll never be able … Continue reading

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Help! My Inner Critic Stops me from Writing!

That Inner Critic can be a truly destructive voice in the heads of creative people. I know. I write, too. The Inner Critic kills creativity. It extinguishes that inner spark which makes us write or create art. It makes us … Continue reading

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What will they think?

Here you are, having written something that touches your heart. A poem, a story, maybe even your About page or even sales copy for your new program. You’ve poured the love of words into it – and your heart. Those … Continue reading

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Self-Sabotage is a Body Guard

I’m sure you experienced this (I certainly have!): You have a great idea for a story, and you just know it’s going to work out well. You sit down at the computer and … … your mind goes blank. Or … Continue reading

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Help! I’m stuck!

It happens to everyone. We get stuck. We lose focus. And it can happen in any aspect of life. With a project. A novel. A partnership. Or with decluttering. All we notice is this strange feeling of resistance when we … Continue reading

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The Fear of Rejection

The fear of rejection is huge. In fact, it is a central fear that every young child feels immediately: Being rejected by one’s family means death, quite simply, because a small child cannot survive without the care and love of … Continue reading

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