Thanksgiving – What does it mean to you?

Thanksgiving – What does it mean to you?

Thanksgiving means many things to many people. For most of us, it is a time to gather with loved ones and express thanks and appreciation. It is also an opportunity to put the brakes on business and take stock of your life. For others, though, it amplifies unhappiness...

Ten Questions to Ask Yourself When You Feel Stuck

Ten Questions to Ask Yourself When You Feel Stuck

As a life coach, I often ask clients where they get stuck. It is a question I often put to myself, although, in honesty, when I am rolling along on auto pilot, I can forget to ask. When I take the time to do so, however, I get noteworthy responses. To illustrate, here...

A Twist on the Responsibility Conversation

A Twist on the Responsibility Conversation

Conversations about responsibility have increasingly come up with my coaching clients. When they do, I remind them that each choice matters and that, vitally, they are entirely responsible for each choice they make. Some allow that sense of responsibility to overwhelm...

What’s Up with Passion?

What’s Up with Passion?

  I was a guest on a Spotify podcast last week, to air in the near future, called Highly Optimized. The host is Ryan Sprague. While Ryan asked me a range of provocative questions, one lingered well after the interview, so I decided to blog about it. After noting...

Top Ten Things I Learned about Living Bigger Better Braver

Top Ten Things I Learned about Living Bigger Better Braver

Want a bigger life? It’s simply a matter of taking that first step. I can’t tell you how often I stepoutside my comfort zone. I learned quickly (and repeatedly) that when you write a book, theworld conspires to put more in your face. Sort of like: You want a bigger...

I am a 2020 Foreword Indies Finalist!

I am a 2020 Foreword Indies Finalist!

I can’t help but do a little bragging about some news I just received. I obtained word that I am a 2020 Foreword Indies Finalist for their Book of the Year Award. It came as a complete surprise and I was pretty much in shock the entire evening. Don’t get me wrong, I...

What Do You Wish Your Younger Self Had Learned?

What Do You Wish Your Younger Self Had Learned?

It’s interesting, as a shadow coach, I work with clients guiding them to their inner wisdom so they can uncover disempowering beliefs they made in childhood (now buried in their subconscious) that control their operating system. Those beliefs and the unconscious...

A Dream Without Action Is Just A Dream

A Dream Without Action Is Just A Dream

I had a dream to climb Kilimanjaro as my 60th birthday present me.  60 was looming out there as a big number and I wanted to prove to myself that I had what it took to dream big and follow through. In my mind I wanted 60 to be the beginning of my most productive ten...

Strong Woman

Strong Woman

Friends say I am among the most resilient women they know. That wasn’t always the case. For the better part of a twenty-six-year marriage, I projected strong, but deep down, my inner child believed my strength depended on having a man at my side. Isn’t that what...