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Preparing for Goal Setting

This is the time of year for setting goals and making resolutions. It seems like everyone is talking about setting S.M.A.R.T. goals, that is goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound. But jumping right into setting smart goals is really putting the cart before the horse. There are things you should do before […]

This New Year’s Set Goals, Not Resolutions

With the new year just begun, it’s natural to think about our hopes for the future. However, I suggest that you do not make a resolution. Rather, consider setting goals for the new year instead. What’s the difference, you may ask? Goals leave room for forgiveness. Resolutions have an all-or-nothing element to them, once we […]

Confusing Permanence with Significance

I’ve been going through photos of my childhood. Aside from the stabbing grief associated with my mother and her prognosis, there was another vague, throbbing sadness as I turned the pages. As I relived moments both sublime and profoundly sad, and stared at the faces of souls long departed and friends long forgotten the impermanence […]