Living Your Life With the Future in Mind: 8 Ways to Get Revved Up About What’s to Come

Regret is like a one-legged duck trying to swim across a pond. In other words…regret is a big fat waste of time!  Some people mourn the past for so long that they miss the good stuff that could be right up ahead of them and within their reach. They waste time wallowing in self-pity and … Read more

Use the Hours, Don’t Count Them: 10 Tips to Make the Most of Each Day

Recently I was listening to S-Town, one of my favorite podcasts, and I learned that many sundials have mottos on them.  Mottos like: Do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. Time is flying, never to return. We are traveling each towards his sunset. Make the passing shadow serve thy … Read more

Are You a Thermostat or a Thermometer?

Are you changing the culture or is the culture changing you? To say 2020 has been one for the record books would be an understatement.  Not only has COVID rocked our world, now we can add rioting and name-calling candidates to the fray.     In the midst of all of this craziness do you feel like … Read more

Don’t Let Doing Scary Things Scare You

My thoughts on doing scary things… Maybe not always seeing the BIG PICTURE is a part of the plan.  Maybe barely seeing what’s a few feet in front of us is part of the process.  Maybe questioning our ability is part of growing. If we knew what was going to happen in the next hour, … Read more

How to Find Yourself Again: 7 Ways to Find the Person You Once Were

Ever look in the mirror and wonder where that care-free and fun-loving person from long ago went off to? Maybe the kids have left the house and you’re trying to find the person you once were before you took on the role of parent.  Maybe you’re juggling plates and putting out fires and in the … Read more

Hope While You Cope: Four Ways to See the Good in the Bad

There’s a lot going on in the world that’s out of our control isn’t there?  Take COVID-19 for instance.  Who would have thought that we would still be hearing words like “quarantine,” “masks,” “pandemic” and “social distancing”?  And, to top it all off, it’s almost a certain guarantee that we will be hearing them for … Read more

3 Questions to Ask Your Essential Self

We’ve been hearing a lot for the past few months about essential and nonessential businesses.  This got me thinking about just what the word “essential”  means.  If you look it up in the dictionary you may find words like: Fundamental Vital Utmost important Necessary Indispensable Since I’m a life and business coach the words above … Read more

Ikigai: Finding Your Purpose in Life

I talk to my client a lot about ikigai (“iki-guy”),  a Japanese word for “a reason for being.” It is your search for self. What brings you satisfaction?  What is your purpose in life? It is the intersection of what you love to do, what you are good at, what the world needs and what … 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

Who Will You Be on the Other Side of the Door?

I get a feeling we are ready to experience a change very soon. What is on the other side of the door? What will be awaiting us? I have been asking myself, “How am I going to be different?” For the past few weeks, I have been saying, “How am I going to make it … Read more