Exit Your Comfort Zone

One of my big initiatives this year is to get out of my comfort zone. Trying new things, doing things that I have wanted to do, but didn’t dare. Looking to get out of my comfort zone causes me to think big and prompts me to get past fear. I am talking a big subject … Continued

Last 31 Days- Hope is Part of the Strategy

How many times have you heard this- Hope is NOT a strategy.  When we hear it we tend to write off hope and not give it another thought.  I had a great discussion the other day and our consensus was that people get hope mixed up with the word try. Like when you say I … Continued

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- Tech Sabbath Sundays

Are you creative?  Do you wish you were more creative? You might have trouble doing it if you are not taking time to be quiet and still.  More creativity. That is just one of the many benefits of taking a tech sabbath. Taking a sabbath refers to taking a period of rest. What are the … 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

Gentleness

I got it backward. Last month the habit I was working on was unconditional self love.  I few things in life had happened in previous months that helped me forget what was good about me and had left me depleted.  I needed to embark on a mission to regain myself to my fullest-  nurturing and … Continued