4 Tips on Beating Perfectionism

Perfectionism. It’s torture. Things that I enjoy—writing, speaking, creating—can instead become a scourge. I’m never satisfied. Perfectionism is a thief. It robs my time, my peace, and my joy. It’s no wonder that perfectionism is linked to a plethora of issues ranging from depression to migraines. How to escape this Perfectionism Tyrant? A few thoughts:…

The Real Reason You’re Tired

“People never stop writing books. Too much studying will wear out your body“, declares the wisdom writer, Solomon. Apply that loosely to technology and social media and we’re on to something. Every other day I check about four media outlets to read up on personal growth, healthy habits, time-management, and productivity. I receive daily emails…

3 Simple Ways To Enjoy Life

Are you one of those who can’t figure out how to enjoy life? Many people are experts on making themselves (and others) miserable. So how can you flip-flop it? Here’s a start: * Lighten up. G.K. Chesterton said that angels are able to fly because they take themselves lightly. So don’t take yourself so seriously. And…

4 Ways to Enjoy the Mess

Messes mess with me. (See what I did there?) As the leader of a church with dozens of staff, over 3000 people, and five locations, my office and schedule gets messy. In addition, with an overwhelmed wife, four energetic kiddos, a temperamental Chihuahua, and a rambunctious Boxer messiness easily takes over the Jones home too.…