Master the Task Master

Each of us habours an inner Taskmaster who drives us in a quest for perfection, to be always on the ball; to act as if we have it all together, while at the same time, providing us with regular and demanding challenges.  We might call this part of the human condition.  If we observe very mindfully, we’ll notice that our Taskmaster seems to show up most often with these laborious demands in one particular arena of our lives.  Perhaps we’re tasked to work harder than most in our  money matters or we need to work harder than most on our relationships on in our careers.  We might highlight that arena as our area of weakness and work even harder to overcome what might feel like restrictions that never let us entirely relax and feel that we have arrived. […]