Why I Won’t “Resist”

“This is one of the great metaphors of life: Move with the flow. Don’t fight the current. Resist nothing. Let life carry you, don’t try to carry it.” ~ Oprah Winfrey “There are three words that convey the art of living, secret of all success and happiness: One with life.” ~ Eckhart Tolle, A NewContinue reading “Why I Won’t “Resist””

My Guest Post: Moving Forward

Today my weekly Sage Woman Chronicles post will appear on Dorothy Hoffman Sander’s blog at agingabundantly.com. I don’t remember exactly how we met, except that it was through social media. She and I have similar educational backgrounds, though her B.A. is in Economics, she studied Theology and spiritual direction, and my first major was inContinue reading “My Guest Post: Moving Forward”

Fear of Success

“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” ~ George S. Patton “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” ~ Michael Jordan “A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.” ~ Billie Jean King “Do something you really like,Continue reading “Fear of Success”

How Do You Know When It’s Finished?

“The creative process is not like a situation where you get struck by a single lighting bolt. You have ongoing discoveries, and there’s ongoing creative revelations. Yes, it’s really helpful to be marching toward a specific destination, but, along the way, you must allow yourself room for your ideas to blossom, take root, and grow.”Continue reading “How Do You Know When It’s Finished?”

Mind Shift from Amateur to Professional

“Turning pro is a mindset. If we are struggling with fear, self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt, etc., the problem is, we’re thinking like amateurs. Amateurs crap out. Amateurs let adversity defeat them. The pro thinks differently. He shows up, he does his work, he keeps on truckin’, no matter what.” ~ Steven Pressfield “Fairness is not anContinue reading “Mind Shift from Amateur to Professional”