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

Ditch the Status Quo and Hop Into the Growth Game

Have you ever heard the parable of the flea? My friend and I were talking recently about living up to our potential and we both talked about the parable of the flea and how it applies to our lives. A flea can jump 100 times its own height. If that were us, we would be … Read more

What Do You Want to Be Remembered For?

St. Augustine said that asking the question of your own legacy — “What do I wish to be remembered for?” — is the beginning of adulthood. This profound question has been on my mind a lot lately.  I don’t think that there’s anyone who would say that one day they’d like to be remembered for … Read more

The Significance of the (Seemingly) Insignificant

Time is really not spent. It’s invested in a future that we can’t see yet. One guarantee in life is that the clock keeps ticking. You and I have no control over time, but we fail to see how sometimes the insignificant things can affect time. We fail to see how do we connect the … Read more