I couldn’t stop digging

The other day I was digging around in my bag for a pen with no luck. The bag was pretty full, so I would scrounge around and pull out an object. I came up with two lipsticks, a granola bar, sunglasses, and a bad pen (we all know there are good pens and bad...

Are You Mindlessly Prioritizing This “Goal?”

Several years ago, a new map app burst onto the navigational scene. Waze was David against a Google Maps Goliath.  Waze’s advantage was that it was more efficient. It would take the shortcuts and side streets that made you feel like a New York cabbie.  This advantage...
Why “Let It Go” Is Incomplete Advice

Why “Let It Go” Is Incomplete Advice

Yesterday, I shared how my boyfriend’s dad uses an effective strategy to reduce the stress of minor annoyances, like the morning bowl of Frosted Mini-Wheats that never quite makes it to the sink.   His strategy is as simple (and complex) as this: Let it go. A...