Recognition

In my coaching practice I use this great app called the CLI Values Cards (by Coaching and Leadership International)- my initial use was with the actual, real life cards and then moved to the app. My clients and I pick out a “random” word that comes into our session many times. Recognition is one of … Continued

A World of Magical Thinking

Magical thinking has been described as that your thoughts, ideas, words and actions can influence the outcome of specific events in the material world. As with just about every kind of thinking- it can be a good and supportive thing, as well as a detrimental one. This shows up often when people find connections in … Continued

Thinking for Yourself

Thinking month at Kimberly DuBrul Coaching continues! Thinking for myself has been one of my greatest learnings and challenges. I grew up learning to get along and most of the time that meant going along with what others thought about things rather than honoring my own knowing. As a young adult and beyond this looked … Continued

Don’t Expect it to Adapt to You

I was wandering along in the spring snow this morning noticing feeling happy and enjoying the beauty! This is not a big deal because it is April and we are still having a huge snow storm, It is a big deal because this wasn’t always the case for me. In fact, in my past winters … Continued

Until You Don’t

Last September 6th I went to bed like I do any normal night and when I woke up my knee wouldn’t work. As I tried ┬áto walk I felt sharp pain, but being who I am, out I went for my morning walk, believing I would just walk it off. I powered through for a … Continued

Living A Fuller Life

On a scale from 1-10 how fully are you living your life, by your definition? My definition would include things like experiencing things that cause me to feel awe, I am contributing to others and the world in some way, I engage in activities that bring me joy every day, that I am connected with … Continued

Love in 8 Areas of Your Life

There is nothing better for clarity than examining the areas of your life! Love is in the air and on our minds more than ever in February. For some of us, we tend to think about romantic love, but there are so many more versions of love that are essential for a healthy, full life. … Continued

Allowing Ease

Sometimes we just make things way too hard. I was preparing to meet with a client today, and as often happens, I was thinking about her and a question came to me that I wanted to ask her. “How can you let it be easy?” And by it I meant- life! Not any one thing … Continued

What Does It Mean to be Stylish?

Where in your life are you stylish? What does being stylish mean to you? You are actually a very stylish person- who you are, how you show up, your personality, your surroundings- these are all parts of your personal style. How you handle things, and yes, what you wear and the items you choose to … Continued

Resolute and Flexible

In all of the years I have been coaching I have never seen a word get such a bad rap as the word resolution. I remain truly devoted to the word and I will share with you why. I have many thoughts about the poo poo-ing of the word resolution and one theory I have … Continued