Stronger- With Grace

Grace has been a word that has intrigued me for a long time.  In my coaching practice I use values cards with my clients and grace is one of the words in the deck.  Having pulled the card out many times over the years, I have explored the word’s meaning both in the dictionary and … Continued

Stronger- Take a retreat!

One way to get stronger in your business and your life?  Pause.  Taking time to think, plan, reflect, review and even rest is essential to reaching your biggest goals and creating the life you want to live. Many of us lead busy lives and just go go go until maybe a vacation- go go go … Continued

Stronger- Vitality Builders

What are those things that when you do them, you feel happy, light hearted, positive, in flow, uplifted or any other description of feeling upbeat? These things, because of those feelings are giving you more energy. And more energy means more vitality. The definition of vitality is literally: the state of being strong and active; … Continued

Stronger- What’s Good About Me?

There’s a saying that we teach that which we are also learning. This is so true of me in my coaching practice. In a world that can easily knock you down, it is easy to forget what is good about ourselves.  There is always another level, another achievement, another something better we could do or … Continued

Stronger- in the face of fear.

October 2019 on the blog is all about the word STRONGER. Getting stronger requires courage- and when courage is required, fear is usually lurking.  One of the best books ever- even reading the title helps me- is Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway! by Susan Jeffers PH.D.  It’s a classic. Somehow I grew up … Continued

A Particularly Favorable Environment

Thriving as the result of a particularly favorable environment. This is the definition of the word FLOURISH. A word I am growing to love more and more- the more I consider it’s meaning and interpret it for myself. A week ago I lead a retreat called the Thrive Retreat. I read a lot of words … Continued

Devotion and the Meaning of Your Life

Devotion. Back in January I picked themes for each month of the year. Words that sounded good to me, that I wanted to explore further the meaning of them in my life. I always like looking at the definitions of words as a place to start. Devotion: love, loyalty, or enthusiasm for a person, activity, … Continued

Protect Yourself

This blog post is almost a no brainer at this time, but here it goes anyway! First the obvious- we are living in mentally and emotionally difficult time. Do you notice that some people are truly devastated over recent events while others are not? What is the difference? I don’t have all of the answers, … Continued

You Can Turn the Page

This is how I have felt this week with all that has happened: I want everyone to know how good they are and that the world needs all of us. There is no one who is here by mistake. And there is much more going on to our existence than any of us will probably … Continued

In Search of an Oasis

This is one of those posts that will certainly fall under the to be continued category. Do you ever struggle to find some peace in your busy week?  Even if you do take time off, do you ever find yourself feeling guilty, or maybe anxious, unable to really fully remain present enough to enjoy the … Continued