Creativity is one of the best strengths to have. It helps you solve problems, and keeps you versatile and able to roll with change, which in this world is a real plus. My creative clients tell me that they are usually good at anything they put their hand to. For all its merits, creativity can be one of the most incapacitating strengths because sometimes there are just too many ideas to follow. Having choice is a good thing, but having too much choice can be debilitating. Being focused and having choices — and not too many of them — helps creativity work for you.
Read more… Bradley Foster: Impediments to Creativity.
As a life and executive coach I work with a lot of people on their goals. Setting goals puts you in the driver’s seat, giving you the power to transform your life or take a company into the future. As enticing as that sounds, it is more common than not those goals are abandoned. To be successful, check your goals against my ten steps to help ensure you accomplish them.
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How many times have your heard, “Have a good week!” We typically have a good week, or not, depending on the whims of fate. Unless you are a fatalist, let’s imagine that you can organize your time so you will have a great week. I call this technique “joy management.” The best part is that it helps you achieve your goals, too. Time management and goal setting are tough for most or us, mainly because it takes discipline, accountability, and it’s not fun. There is no reason why making your day or week productive and happy has to be a contradiction in terms. Read more… huff.to/18eU9bl via @HealthyLiving
A very good article describing one woman’s experience with bipolar disorder from the New York Times.
Read the whole article: The Problem With How We Treat Bipolar Disorder – NYTimes.com.
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