“Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.” ~W. H. Auden

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Monday Motivation: Let Go of Blame

“A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.” ~John Burroughs   The weight of blame is much heavier than the weight of responsibility. When we experience emotions of blame does it matter if they are justified or not? To answer that question, let’s take a deeper look at what blame is, how it shows up, and what it does to us.

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Time & Prioritizing

We have all had times where we feel overwhelmed with too much to do and not enough time to do it. There have been many times that I have looked at my schedule and task list and thought, “I can’t wait until Saturday,” already anticipating the relief of getting through another busy week. There have also been times, being a working mom, that smack dab in the middle of my busiest week one of my children gets sick and suddenly my time management skills instantly go from mediocre to mastery. In minutes I’ll easily clear my schedule and narrow down the most crucial tasks to accomplish.

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