Stronger!- With Gratitude

I am fresh off a week of surrounding myself with gratitude.  I started by doing my gratitude challenge, writing 25 gratitudes each day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 100 on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday. After immersing yourself in gratitude that way, I can tell you it’s hard to turn it off. I have so … 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- 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- 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

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

Self Love 2016

Last evening on my segment, Get It Together, airing each month on WCAX TV’s The :30 show here in Vermont the topic was all about self love! Self love gets a really bad rap.  Many people feel uncomfortable talking about it- it’s selfish, it’s conceited.  It’s really just the opposite.  One point I made, and … Continued