Tag Archives: Growth

The Only Way Out Is Through

I was talking to a friend the other day who’s going through a difficult time. She said words I’ve heard and felt many times: “I wish I could fast forward to get to the resolution of this situation.” I’ve thought similar things in my life, … More …

What Is Coaching? And Is It Right for Me?

After almost two decades of being a coach (both inside the Corporate world and in my own business), I still get the question: what exactly is coaching…? If you’re wondering the same thing, here’s my answer for you. Coaching is a process to help you … More …

Common Traits of Truly Happy (and Successful) People

I’ve been on a quest the past few months to uncover the similarities of some of the most successful people I know. What I mean by “most successful” are those who are happy (yes, really truly happy); they love what they do, are highly motivated … More …

The Easy Path or The Path of Ease?

Do you prefer ease or easy? Both? Yes, me too. You can have both, but often you must part ways with the path of easy before you can get to the path of ease, and then eventually the path of ease AND easy. Stay with … More …

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

We’ve all been there – wrestling with a decision, wanting to make it so we can finally stop thinking about it, but still not sure what to do. When I am grappling with a decision and feeling unsure I often force it – just make … More …

How to Know When It’s Time to Throw In The Towel

Quitters never win and winners never quit, right? Maybe not. In fact, it might just be the opposite. If you never throw in the towel and walk away from the things that are not working in your life, you won’t create space for the things … More …

Why You Need to Quit Your Job

Eight years ago, I sat in the big fancy office of my corporate job, miserable, listening to my sister on the other end of the phone saying: “Just quit. I don’t know why you stay there. You’re not happy – you need to quit.” My … More …

It’s Time to Stop the Fear Campaign

News Flash: I am afraid of Donald Trump. There. I said it. Truth be told, Hillary Clinton scares me too. I’m also tired of the endless stream of political posts in my social media news feeds. Somehow everyone has an opinion or a reaction to … More …

How I Lost My Ability to Force-Function

Dictionary.com defines “force” as: to compel, constrain, or oblige (oneself or someone) to do something: to drive or propel against resistance. And, defines “function” as: to perform a specified action or activity; work; operate: That was me – a “force-functioner”, constantly forcing myself to function in most professional situations that had lost their meaning … More …

Monday, Monday…

What’s the deal with Mondays? It starts Sunday night… my Facebook newsfeed starts to fill up with the posts and memes about the dreaded next day. It gets worse the next morning.  More posts about the most dreaded day of the week: Monday.  I get … More …