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Sink or Swim

Sink or swim

We are either treading water trying not to sink in life or we are swimming towards our goals. There is only one or the other. I became all too familiar with this recently as I was dealing with a challenge that came up unexpectedly. I was making progress for several months in a row and felt like I was on a roll. Then the challenge appeared and my progress came to a screeching halt.

As much as we would like to think that we can multi-task, sometimes it is much easier said than done. It’s hard to hit home runs if all you are thinking about is not striking out. It is also hard to save for a down payment if all you keep thinking about is paying your rent and keeping food on the table.

Changing your focus creates … Read more