Sanity Amidst Chaos

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Deepak Chopra

Hit to the top of the hand and bruised down to the palm

 It’s late and I sit staring at my computer screen in a state of tired happiness. August and September are typically our busiest months of the year and it used to drive me crazy because it felt as though I was living in chaos. The truth of the matter is that it’s mainly good things that are keeping me busy, it’s just that there’s a LOT going on without much room to breathe.

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Procrastination Sucks

Procrastination2011 – New Year, New goals, same challenge with procrastination. When I say procrastination sucks, I mean it will literally suck the energy, momentum and life right out of you. It’s been my Achilles heel for as long as I can remember. Most of the time it’s just a horrible habit that feeds my somewhat twisted enjoyment of working under pressure. The adrenaline rush of beating the clock to get something done. I’ll easily pull through a pressure situation and feed the chaos I created for myself with a false sense of accomplishment. Sound familiar?

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Mindset of Gratitude

Lilly Pads Balboa ParkThere are certain topics that are timeless. The one that has been on my mind for quite some time is one that feels most appropriate for my life right now – The mindset of gratitude.

One of the most important gifts we can give ourselves is the ability to be grateful for what we DO have, especially in the toughest of times. The ability to steer your attention to the positive things in your life doesn’t mean being a Pollyanna or living in a state of denial, it’s a learned skill that will change your brain chemistry, energy, and the way you interact with others.

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