TRANSITIONS: Successfully Navigating the Moments In-between Thursday, October 14 at 10:30 AM CT It’s Fall in the heartland. The trees are changing from vibrant green to shades of red and gold. The days are shorter; the air is crisp. We are slowly and surely moving from the heat of summer to the chill of winter. […]
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HAPPY NEW YEAR! I know it isn’t January but this is the time of year I stop and take stock of my life and my business. One of the things I do is set my goals and objectives for the next year. This month in the Growing Edge Teleclass my friend and colleague, Jim Earley […]
Five Practical Strategies for Getting Stuff Done So you find yourself in a whirlwind – so many things to do and it doesn’t seem as though you are getting anything done! That’s when I get cranky, irritable, and out of sorts. This is not me! What happened and how did I get here? Does this […]
Despite what the calendar says, summer is officially over next week at our house when school starts again. We are making the most of the last few days of our relaxed routine with extra trips to the beach, staying up late reading or roasting marshmallows at a backyard bonfire, long walks around the neighborhood, and […]
Happy Mother’s Day Everyone! (one day late). I hope that you are taking some time to celebrate the wonderful women in your life. This week I was thinking about my Mom and appreciating the gifts she has given me over my lifetime, and then it hit me … My Mom was my first life coach! […]
What do you want to be when you grow up? Construction Worker Detective Professional Soccer Player Musician Olympic Athlete Archeologist Those are some of the answers to that question around our house these days. Each answer gives clues about that person’s passion in that moment. It is delightful to witness how those passions blossom. I […]
I free myself not by trying to be free, but by simply noticing how I am imprisoning myself in the very moment I am imprisoning myself. Rick Carson, Taming Your Gremlin During the last month I have been asked to SIMPLY NOTICE from a variety of teachers and in a variety of settings. Simply notice […]
The blank page… The pristinely white fresh layer of snow… A new year… Aren’t these vivid, tangible metaphors inspiring? I get to write my own story, make my own path, and set my personal intentions. What DO I want? Sometimes the prospect of endless possibility is paralyzing. It is so big, so wide open that […]
Now that we are almost done wrapping the presents, I have started to think about wrapping up the year. Most people have some kind of ritual or tradition of saying farewell to the year. During December, I offer my clients the opportunity to recap this year using The YAHOO/BOO HOO/AH-HAH list. (Try saying that 3 […]
We had a delightful Thanksgiving sleeping in, enjoying the outdoors, and of course, EATING! We especially relished our new holiday tradition: a post-dinner obstacle course in which family and friends gather in the basement and devise a course incorporating physical challenges such as leaping over couches (see photo of my son, James) crawling under tables […]