The Darkness Woos Me

Its silken tentacles reach out to invite me in. A siren song of letting go and deep sleep call me, A lure of rest from the endless chatter. No more, No more,. Only the quiet calls. Free from the endless chatter of not enough, Free from the chains of shouting and banging, Sound absorbing walls, deep within my soul. No one …

Is Someone Pushing Your Buttons?

Is Someone Pushing Your Buttons?

It happens to all of us from time to time, some of us more often than we care to admit: Someone pushes our buttons. Yes, some people are just jerks and love to create drama. But most people don’t intentionally push your buttons. Your reaction to their behavior is just being a reflection of something you see in yourself.  In emotional …

are you struggling?

Is This Something You’re Struggling With?

We all move through various stages of well-being and balance throughout our lives.  The people around us – or the lack of them – indicate which stage we are in at any given time. Are you surrounded by positive people who are happy with their lives? Are the people around you movers and shakers full of positive energy? Have they stagnated? Are …

How to go from overworked from hardly working

How to Go from Feeling Overworked to Hardly Working

How often do talk about what we’re doing in the terms of whether we’re “working hard?” A colleague of mine recently posted to a group and mentioned working hard. It made me stop and think about – how often I say that to myself or others. In a coaching situation, I would have quickly picked up on the language and made a comment. …

The Negative Story that's holding you back

The Negative Story That Held Me Back

One morning I woke up with the realization that one of the things holding me back was a fear of being too much in demand. Afraid that I wouldn’t be able to serve a lot of people well.  I understood at an intellectual and, more importantly, an emotional level. My choice was to either continue to hide behind that fear …

Are you your own worst enemy?

Asking For Help: Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

I like to hang out on Facebook scanning the feed and lurking in groups to see what people are talking about. In the groups, I see two main types of posts: promos and requests for help. Today I happened to see a post in which a woman was asking for guidance about figuring out how she could use her skills …

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How to Attract More of What You Want

This tip helped one of my clients go from broke student to multi-millionaire Do you have a lot of negative thoughts running rampant? “I don’t know how…” “I can’t, because…” “I don’t have…” “I’m not…” “I don’t know …” and so on. If your answer is “Yes,” this is something you can do. How to Attract More of What You Want …

Releasing your emotions

The Importance of Releasing Emotions

One of the things I see again and again in my work is the effect of unreleased emotions. You store emotions in your body and mind when you do any of the following: Repress emotions, rather than expressing them in a natural way, such as crying when you feel like crying. Prevent yourself from feeling anger, sadness, grief, resentment, loneliness, …

Investing in yourself

Investing in Yourself

If you have dreams that are bigger than your life right now, investing in yourself needs to become a requirement rather than an option. Whether you try out lots of free stuff before you purchase something or you jump right into hiring a coach, you need to do something. Start where you feel the most lack; self-confidence, self-esteem, marketing skills, …

entrepreneurship

5 Keys to Winning the Inner Game of Entrepreneurship

There is a lot of focus on the outward expressions of business: marketing, branding, tools, mentors, coaches, and so on. There is also some focus on the “mind-set” aspect of business: thinking positively, setting a clear vision, following one’s passion and so forth. Personally, I think entrepreneurship goes a little deeper than either of these aspects. If we are not …