I was taught early in life that joy and happiness did not come from how big my bank account was. It didn’t come from the number of friends I had or what I was doing. It came from no place in general, and I found myself in those feelings of joy and happiness in places… Read More
It seems to me that many people use anniversaries or other significant dates to make a milestone change in their life. New Year is probably the most used date for that. “This New Year, (as opposed to the last one) I will…(fill in the blank). It is beautiful to take a stand on something with… Read More
When I coach clients, I love to speak metaphorically and use experiences I have gone through as analogies to explain concepts. It was no surprise to me when while out on a walk one day with Willow (my canine family member), I started to wonder, “If I had a theme song, what would it be?… Read More
IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO ASK THE RIGHT QUESTION, YOU DISCOVER NOTHING W Edwards Deming I have noticed with clients in the early stages of the coaching conversation that they are primarily focused on understanding “why” things are the way they are. Questions like:Why am I always depressed?Why can’t I stop this?Why am… Read More
My Future Christmas Letter Exercise Imagine not only your “best year yet”, but a year that was the “most enjoyable”. At this time of year, we usually get Christmas cards from family and friends. Some of these cards contain letters that describe all the events and highlights of that person’s family that happened over the… Read More
I just finished reading a very interesting article by Benjamin Sledge, a blogger with Heart Support, a site dedicated to helping those that are struggling with life’s toughest challenges. The blog that caught my attention is called, “You Might Not Actually Be Struggling With Depression” but you may be dealing with depression’s lesser known evil… Read More
You have probably read so many of these type memes on your favorite social media site. They are very clever sayings to get you motivated to possibly change something in your life. They make us feel good and by the number of likes and shares these quotes get, we love to feel good!
Maybe a 100 fold! How do you actually measure it, when you feel a shift of energy and thought by changing one simple word to another. I’m talking about HAVE and GET.
Last Tuesday I had an open radical prostatectomy and today was able to get the pathology results. The Doctor is very happy with the results and has ensured me that we are probably cancer free. Although there is never a true money back guarantee and aside from the possible side effects, life should return back to… Read More