Tag Archives: Change

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 …

How to Control the Uncontrollable

Let’s face it, some stuff we just can’t control. As much as we want to or think we can, most of life is really out of our control. Yet, we don’t want to admit that, so we try to control the uncontrollable. And, in the … 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 …

The Word of The Year

A few years ago, I came up with a word to represent the new year. The word was fun. I wanted my year to be filled with more fun and the intent was to have everything I did contribute to that feeling. Those of you … More …

What Would Your Younger Self Say?

Think back to a time in your life when you were carefree, when you believed you could do anything. How old were you? 10? 18? 22? Whatever the age, take a minute and tap back into that younger version of you. Are you there? Okay. … 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 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 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 …

I’m Changing My Mind About Mindset

They say that mindset is pretty much everything. You can have all the skill and talent in the world but if you don’t have the right mindset, you’ll undermine your ability to successfully utilize those talents. If you set your mind to something and have … More …

New Year’s Reflection

We’re already two weeks into the New Year and I’m sure many of you are excitedly into your 2016 intentions, plans, and goals. I am as well, but not too far into it. I’ve actually spent the first couple of weeks of this year reflecting … More …