Future Plans

Making plans for the future is exciting. The process can be filled with hope, passion and energy but also fear. There needs to be tension between the two sides. If the emotional balance is out of sync, things can go wrong. Too much fear can freeze our decision-making. We’re filled with anxiety and worry. The [...]

Making The Same Mistakes

Recently, I had a conversation with a friend who told me about a situation they're experiencing. Midway through the conversation, it dawned on me that they were telling me about something that has happened before. They've made me the same mistake more than once before. Clearly, something needs addressing, but this often requires difficult conversations [...]

Right Decision, Wrong Time?

We need to be in the right headspace when making decisions. I don’t say this in a glib way. The matter of being in the “right state of mind” is highly debatable and differs depending on the person. But one thing is for sure: we can’t make good, rational decisions when we’re emotionally overwhelmed and [...]