10 Things to Give Up On Today to Make Your Life Happier

Perseverance is a great quality to have.  In my own life I wouldn’t be where I am in my business had I not persevered and pushed myself to never give up.  We’ve all heard sayings like “quitters never win” and “when life gets tough the tough gets going” and they’re good ones and often applicable.   … 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

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

Write a Manifesto for Your Life in 2020

When I decided that enough was enough, I started taking control of my life and changed the way I live, the way I think and the way I handle relationships.  I had a coaching client who recently said to me, “I am tired of (blank).” That is the beginning of change. When you know it … Read more

Sending an SOS: Why It’s Important to Ask for Help

You really need to step out of your comfort zone and begin doing things and living a life that you could have never imagined. However, stepping out of your comfort zone means is asking for help. It reveals a strength about us when we drop our ego and we ask for help.  Why we don’t … Read more

You Have Absolutely Nothing to Prove 

You have nothing to prove to anybody, absolutely nothing. You don’t need to prove that you are worthy or that you should be loved. Recently I was taking some time alone  in the morning because I had some decisions to make. I needed some clarity and the words that came into my heart were the … Read more

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Get Involved

Not My Circus Have you ever found yourself getting involved in a situation you shouldn’t? I was cleaning out the house recently, and I came across a little lion, which made me have a conversation with my kids about the time I took them to the circus. The phrase, “not my circus, not my monkeys” … Read more

5 Ways To Begin Believing In Yourself

Who Do You Believe You Are? Here’s my question today. Who do you believe you are? Life is so loud, isn’t it? It’s filled with so many different voices and information and solicitation. How many times do you get phone calls trying to sell you something? It’s filled with confrontation. With viral videos and polarizing … Read more

How Playing Small Does Not Serve the World

It’s A Great Big World It all began with a field of flowers. I was hiking at our cabin recently, and I passed a field full of Queen Anne’s Lace, or Widows Lace, as my Mom called them. They grow wild at our cabin and flourish in the summer. I’ve always been a “visual” person … Read more