The Holidays can amplify time issues. Believe me, I know. Here’s a last-minute punch list I developed to help myself in time-pressed years. I hope it helps you. You don’t need to do everything on the list. Pick and choose.
My last-Minute Christmas Punch List:
Sound advice can come in unexpected ways.
When a plane prepares to land, there’s always that moment where the engines quiet and the forward momentum slows. The landing wheels come down and, at just the right moment, the back engines roar. A landing can be smooth or bumpy, depending on general conditions and how well the pilot prepares.
I’m about to bring my own “plane” in for refueling. In the past year I’ve…
It happens to us all. We put our oars into the waters of life with blithe hope. Sometimes we find a gentle current and sometimes rapids. Either way, we stay afloat – because we must – until a tree falls across our river.
In light of new responsibilities associated with the upcoming release of my debut novel, DawnSinger, I’m in the process of downsizing and reordering my schedule. It’s coming together much better than I thought it would.
Writers have a reputation for being angst-ridden and moody. We do our best to produce, build a platform and promote our work, at least if we want to survive in the marketplace, but most writers are artists first and business persons a distant second. We try not to…
Whatever you do in life, let it come from the heart.
Are you snoring yet? Not that this piece of advice isn’t valuable, but haven’t we all heard it a thousand times? So many times, in fact, that our eyes glaze when someone trots it out. Let’s tell the truth here. We’re among friends.
I’ve declared war. That’s right. I’m not going to take it anymore.
It started with my finger on the…
Those who have trouble saying “no” to others have never really said “yes” to themselves. It’s possible to be so far out of touch with your own existence you don’t even pause long enough to wonder if you’re doing the right thing.
Don’t sidetrack your goals by…