Creative Solutions

Seriousness does not solve problems.  We often think that the solution to a frightening or frustrating problem is to take it more seriously or to become more serious ourselves.  By doing so, however, our tendency is to tense up and tension creates resistance.  Instead of helping us, resistance actually hinders our ability to discover solutions…

Waiting For A Solution

There are many problems that cannot be solved by thinking our way through them.  No amount of reason, creativity, or worry will solve them.  Sometimes the only solution is patience.  This is not easy, however, especially for those of us who are internally driven to action.  Waiting can feel like torture when we desperately want,…

Solutions From Frustration

We may be frustrated at the circumstances we find ourselves in, but anger does not lead to solutions. Frustration is a natural response to hindered progress, growth, and forward momentum. When we find ourselves slowed down, stopped, or even set back, it is quite easy to feel frustrated. The more effort, planning, and preparation we…