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By Polly Campbell on September 26, 2012
Persistence, passion and mothering? All components of achieving success, says expert Richard St. John. See the other five qualities he declares are key to achieving your goals in this short video.
By Polly Campbell on September 24, 2012
I’m pretty good at handling rejection. And like most of you, I’ve had a ton of practice. When you are a freelance writer, particularly in the early days, you spend a lot of time fielding no’s. When you’re a parent, you get good at looking failure in the eye. Heck, when you’re, well, a human […]
By Polly Campbell on September 19, 2012
On Monday, author Michele Wojciechowski wrote about how she can find the funny in even the difficult moments in life and that kind of humor is the secret to coping in crisis. In this Q&A she offers some thoughts about humor, how she writes it, experiences it and how we can all find a little more to […]
By Michele Wojciechowski on September 17, 2012
Note from Imperfect Spirituality: Often the fastest way to connect to your spirit is to laugh. Laughter can improve mood, ease pain, and contribute to our longevity. In today’s post Michele Wojciechowski, author of Next Time I Move They’ll Carry Me Out in a Box tells us how humor sustains her through the troubling times. […]
By Polly Campbell on September 12, 2012
The very word spontaneous, which means to “come out of natural impulse or inclination, rather than from planning or in response to suggestions from others” or to result from “internal or natural processes with no apparent external influence” stresses me out. I’m a planner. I’ve got two calendars, which I review constantly throughout my day. […]
By Polly Campbell on September 10, 2012
I’m not very good at being spontaneous. Even as a child I laid out my school clothes the night before. These days, I’ve got my calendar filled with must-do dates months in advance. But, last night, when I was trying to connect with a friend I felt hemmed in by my very own calendar and […]