Tag Archives: Attitude

Tell Me Something Good

I’ve been observing groups of people quite a bit this past month; mostly while doing workshops with clients and attending a weeklong residency for my Ph.D. program.  Spending time with people in these settings has reminded me of how much people like to complain. For … More …

Who Are You Without Your Struggle?

We all have our struggles in life, right? Even those who seemingly “have it all together” deal with their own issues and struggles. It’s just part of being human. What I find most intriguing are those who have the same struggle repeatedly, over and over, … More …

Rule #1

We all know the golden rule: do unto others as you would have them to do you, or in more modern terms: treat others as you wish to be treated. It’s a great rule, obviously. We all wish to be treated well by other people … More …

What Are You Looking For?

I mentioned in my last blog post that I’m back in school working on my Ph.D. This means that tests and grades have become part of my daily existence. All my perfectionist tendencies have kicked in (I’m working on them though), and when I get … More …

Comfortable Dysfunction

I recently had the following (partial) conversation with a client during a coaching session: Me: So, what keeps you from making the change? Client: I’m comfortable. This situation is comfortable for me. Me: And, dysfunctional (as she had stated earlier in our discussion). Client: Yes, … More …

A New Norm

If you know me or follow my social media accounts, you probably already know that I am a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. I grew up outside of Philly and have been a fan since I was a kid.  They just won their first Super … More …

The Blessings of “Adulting”

The urban dictionary defines Adulting as: (verb) to carry out one or more of the duties and responsibilities expected of fully developed individuals (paying off that credit card debt, settling beef without blasting social media, etc.). Exclusively used by those who adult less than 50% of the time. So, … More …

The F**k You F**k Off Campaign

To err is human, to forgive is divine. Maybe…. But I think it should say: To err is human. To forgive may be divine, but it sucks and sometimes feels impossible. Forgiveness is not about condoning the act that needs forgiving. It’s about freeing yourself … More …

What To Do When You Can’t “Let It Go”

I’ve heard about real estate deals falling apart at the table but I’ve never experienced it, until recently. I was about to close on the sale of a rental property I own; one I’ve wanted to sell for many years. Finally, the timing was working … More …

The Perfect Holidays

Are you getting excited to have everyone gathered around the holiday dinner table? Are you ready to sit down with your immediate and extended family and instantly feel like you’re 12 again? Me either. Ah yes, the holidays… when we all gather and pretend our … More …