Archives for December 2009

Expanding your comfort level

Have you ever heard the phrase “good enough”?  I want you to start using it. When you think everything has to be done a certain way or with perfection, stop and say to yourself, “it’s good enough”. Good enough doesn't mean "less than".  It also doesn't mean haphazard, lazy, or irresponsible.  Now I know that "good enough" isn't always actually good enough, especially if you're a heart surgeon or airplane mechanic.  For day-to-day living, good enough, is good enough.  Carefully thinking out the outcome you want and with a good dose of common sense and self-confidence, you will be able to see that your best really is good enough and nothing more is needed to make it better. This concept of “good enough” is going to be difficult for … [Read more...]

Wishing Will Not Create the Results You Want

How often do you say “I wish…” instead of  “I will”? Wishing does not create results; action creates results.  As long as you are “wishing” for something you are in a perpetual state of anticipating that your desires will be fulfilled my some magical force without you doing anything except wishing. When you commit to taking action, you manifest the results you desire.  You will make certain you follow a consistent plan of action that is in alignment with your vision and soul purpose. Take this week to monitor how many times you utter “I wish” and consider how to turn those wishes into plans of action. Think possibilities not impossibilities. Gladys Anderson, founder of Coach for YOUR Dreams, is a certified life coach, … [Read more...]

Spinning Wheels Get you Nowhere Fast

Chugging along continuously, feeling just like a hamster on a wheel – spinning, spinning but going nowhere fast. That's how a lot of women feel. I often hear women say, "there's just not enough hours in the day", "where did the time go", "it seems the more I do, the less I get done" and my favorite, "I just need more time to get everything done". Have you ever found yourself saying any of these things? How do you slow down the spinning wheels of your life? Most women place time high on the priority list of what they want. The reality is we all have the same 1440 minutes or 24 hours in a day. It's more about how you use the time you do have versus the amount of time available. When you believe you must handle everything yourself or … [Read more...]