Tag Archives: Growth

Aunt-Advice: Sort of Like Mom’s but Different

My niece recently turned 18. If you know me or have followed me for a while, you know how much this little, now grown, human means to me. She is like the daughter I never had, but as someone who is childfree by choice, it … More …

Yoga (Life) Lessons from a Non-Yogi

I started doing yoga three months ago. I never thought I’d last a month, let alone three… I reluctantly began my yoga practice as a necessity. After consistently experiencing overuse injuries the past few years due to not enough stretching and too much overtraining, I … More …

Do-Over

Last week I decided I needed to start 2019 over again. We were only ten days into the year, and things definitely were not going as I intended. In fact, the year began with things not going as planned when my husband and I had … 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 …

Stand in Your Truth

I’ve been coaching a team the past few months in the area of self-confidence. What’s most interesting about this group is they present themselves quite confidently, and yet, tend to struggle when standing up to difficult customers or when having hard conversations. Let’s face it, … More …

Pivotal Moments and Life Lessons

There are moments in life that shape the way we think, what we believe, how we view the world, and who we are. They are pivotal moments which can be big or small, tragic or not, but the one commonality is they teach us beautiful … 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 …

What Are You Allowing?

Many years ago, I spent a number of years in a verbally and emotionally abusive relationship. I won’t get into the details but suffice it to say it was not the best time in my life. I was (and am) a smart educated woman. I … More …

Your Key to Positive Life Change

I’m taking a class right now on Human Motivation and learning about the many theories that motivate human behavior and performance. There are a lot of theories about what motivates humans to act as they do and to change behavior (and sustain that change). The … More …

Life Detox – Part 2: Your Environment

Spring arrived last week here in the U.S. and greeted us on the East Coast with a spring snow storm. Ah yes, mother nature has a great sense of humor, doesn’t she? Despite that, spring is still in the air, and it’s still the perfect … More …