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

Start with a Baseline of Feeling Good!

One of the things I am talking with clients about right now is coming up with their list of 3-5 things that they will do each day in 2020 that make them feel good.  When we feel good we are in a position to make the most of our efforts, to get the results we … 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 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- 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

Are Your Habits On Your Side?

Where you are in your life today and the level of satisfaction and contentment you feel about that, are the sum total of your daily habits, including the habits of what and how you think and what you speak out loud. What daily habits do you have that support you and help you to live … Continued

Little Steps Add Up

A thought today as we move into a great weekend here in Vermont. As the middle of the year approaches, I am overwhelmed this week hearing my client’s success stories and accomplishments.  What has struck me the most was that most of these reports were of things they had been working on for a good … Continued