Dreading the Future?

In last Sunday’s Pickles cartoon, the old lady says:  “This year I’ve resolved to stop regretting the past andstart dreading the future instead.” Fortunately we know there are better options.  If you regret the past, or feel like you haven’t lived up to your potential, then you can plan now for the future you want.  None of us needs to dread the future – we can make decisions to create the future we want. Use our free worksheet – The Power of Goals – to decide now what 2011 will look like for you. Don’t wait to see what “happens.”  If you … Read More

“We all need somebody to lean on”

Remember this great old song from the 70s?  When I was in graduate school studying psychology, my classmates and I decided to have this as our theme song. One of our primary needs as human beings is to feel the support of those around us.  Ideally, that will mean we are nurtured and encouraged by our nuclear family first and then by an ever-widening circle of relatives, friends, teachers, etc.  Without that support, we tend to be less and less willing to try new things or to go down non-traditional paths.  Too frequently the gifted artist does not hear, “I … Read More