The Weight of Unfinished Business

Liz Sumner Forgiveness, Procrastination, Resistance, Time Management Leave a Comment

If you made a list of all of your unfinished business, what would be on it? I’m talking about all of the incompletes you’ve been carrying around; the projects that got halfway done and stalled; the little annoying fixes you never got around to; the great ideas that were never developed; the improvements that were never implemented; the conversations that …

Why We Procrastinate and What We Can Do About It

Liz Sumner Motivation, Resistance Leave a Comment

This post originally appeared on the Hannah Grimes Center Blog. I’m a serious, lifelong, card-carrying procrastinator. But here it is 2 days before the deadline for this post and I’m starting it already. That’s unheard of. What’s going on? To investigate, let’s look at the reasons why we delay. Reason #1: We don’t know how to do what needs to …

Facing What’s Chasing You

Liz Sumner Fear, Resistance Leave a Comment

I know myself well enough to recognize that when I feel like running away, hiding my eyes, getting the hell out, then that’s a sure sign that I need to take a look at something. When I’m avoiding something it will reoccur, sometimes increasing in intensity, until I address it. Recently I’ve had inquiries related to a previous career. One …