As the week begins, you find yourself complaining you have
too much to do and not enough time. This lament is strangely
familiar—perhaps because you voice it every week.
And yet week after week nothing changes. Instead, your creative energy
and morale plummet. What's a frustrated person to do?
An energy continuum is like a fuel gauge: Positive thinking brings you
to full, where you're creative and happy, while negativity inches you
toward empty. An easy way to cultivate a positive outlook is to suggest
three solutions to every problem. No matter how wacky, they'll
automatically begin to raise your fuel gauge and open your mind to new
possibilities. And that's when genuine, innovative solutions can be