Get What You Want…Don’t Leave Claw Marks

Get What You Want…Don’t Leave Claw Marks

I love this quote from David Foster Wallace, “Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it.” It could easily apply to me for most of my life.  But here’s the thing, when it’s time to let go, it’s time to let go. And clinging? It just makes things harder on...
Get What You Want…What do you want for 2022?

Get What You Want…What do you want for 2022?

As we near the end of the year and we start taking stock, your year may again look nothing like what you’d planned. And that’s ok. Didn’t get it all done? No worries. I bet you got more done than you think. And managing uncertainty takes energy. I know lots of people...
Get What You Want…If You Ever Believed in Santa

Get What You Want…If You Ever Believed in Santa

I did at least until I was five. Then I saw my mom’s friend before he finished dressing the part. They tried to convince me “he was just helping.”  But for five years, I believed in a magical thing. And life seemed to live up to it.  Here’s the thing. Believing in...
Get What You Want…You can’t push a river

Get What You Want…You can’t push a river

I don’t know about you but sometimes, especially this year, even the simplest things take more time than you can imagine. It feels like we are always playing hurry up and wait.   Just like we can’t make a river get to the ocean faster, sometimes we have to...
Get What You Want…The Cure for Anxiety Is…

Get What You Want…The Cure for Anxiety Is…

Feeling overwhelmed and paralyzed? I don’t know about you, but I know I have days where the stack of things I think need to be done, by me, and now is taller than I am.  Ok, at 5’1” that’s not as tall as it might be, but it can be overwhelming and anxiety-producing....
Get What You Want…Not Another Thing

Get What You Want…Not Another Thing

Are you done? So many of the people I work with are. The next thing, no matter how big or small, will break the proverbial camel’s back.  Just as water is still at 211 degrees and boiling at 212, just the thought of one more thing feels like it is the difference...