Being the Best at Being You

I saw a commercial about the upcoming Olympic games recently and an embarrassing memory from college popped into my head. Here’s the CliffsNotes version: During my senior year of college, because I had already completed almost all of my core classes to graduate, I filled my schedule with mostly electives. And so, with no prior … Read more

Why Ignoring Your Problems Won’t Make Them Go Away

Numbers, algorithms, coordinates, and statistics are not my cup of tea, but words…now they’re another story. Some people see things in black and white, Not me. I like to color my world with words and make connections and comparisons through them. This is why when I recently came across the words “You can’t get away … Read more

Want to Feel Powerful? Start by Embracing Your Uniqueness

I had a coaching call with a woman recently that was struggling with making friends and, as she put it, “fitting in.”  After asking her some probing questions about why she felt this way, I discovered that she had strong feelings of unworthiness and an overall disappointment in who she was.   We spent the rest … Read more

Eliminate Lies! How to Live Up To Your Potential

What’s going on between your ears? Seriously. What voices are you hearing inside your head? Is the negative committee holding a convention inside of it or are sincere and uplifting thoughts making themselves comfortable and calling your head their home? If you’re anything like me, you have to constantly sift your thoughts and weed out … Read more

It’s All in Your Head: The Power Behind Personal Affirmations

My kids had me watching “SNL” outtakes the other night. While Bill Hader’s “Stefan,” Kenan Thompson’s “Don King,” and  Leslie Jones’ “Whoopie Goldberg” skits had me cracking up, there’s still no comparison to the SNL of old. Eddie Murphy’s “Mr. Robinson,”  Dana Carvey’s “The Church Lady,” and Jane Curtains’s “Weekend Update.” There’s really none better.   … Read more

Change Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: How a Change in Perspective Can Help

Empty nesting. Losing a job. Starting a new one. Downsizing. Divorce. Change can be hard and it can be painful.   Some people — er, like me at times — look at change negatively. They resist change because they believe they will lose something of value or fear they will not be able to adapt to … Read more

The Absurdity of Caring What Everyone Thinks

It is really absurd to care what everyone thinks. You have a plan, goal or dream and you are so excited about it, but you are worried and are caring what everyone will think. Who is everyone really? Seriously. Name the people who you think really, really care what you are doing. Who are those … Read more

Beliefs Worth Quitting: How to Beat the Mind Game and Live a Purposeful Life

Let’s talk about beliefs.  Specifically beliefs we need to let go of. There’s a popular saying that warns us that the biggest problems we face won’t come from what we know, but rather from what we know to be true that isn’t true at all.  (feel free to read that again). For years I believed … Read more

How to Un-become So We Can Become

Before I can help women, we often have to get to the bottom of what is getting them stuck. When I talk to my clients, some of them want to turn their expertise into a profitable business, but when it comes to doing the action or activity, they become fearful, they procrastinate and they won’t … Read more