Category Archives for Life Skills

LIFE CHANGING HABITS 2.0, Part 2

I know what to do so why don’t I do it? This is a question most of us ask ourselves at one time or another. We already know the how. We just can’t get ourselves to do it. Why do we get STUCK in between the sea of KNOWING and DOING? Why do we do this when we know better? Why do we keep frustrating ourselves when we just know already what it takes? The […]

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LIFE CHANGING HABITS 2.0, Part 1

Anyone that’s ever coached with me knows my approach is pretty DIRECT. I like to go straight to the source….YOUR THINKING. Not from a judgy kind of place, but from a scientific one.I like to metaphorically cut the head open and look inside.I know that sounds gruesome but it’s just my way of trying to examine the wiring that led you to end up where you are now.When people think of changing bad habits or adopting […]

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The problem with striving for BALANCE

 I hear this a lot.​​​​​ “I want MORE balance in my life.” “I have so much to do but if only I could create more balance, I’d get more done.” or “If I had more balance, I would feel better.” People go crazy over striving for BALANCE. I don’t recommend it. The problem I see with desperately striving for balance is that it has us feeling worse, rather than better. For most, it seems like an unattainable goal. It […]

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Completion: How it’s done…

Most people start new projects, work on new ideas and plan their new year without doing the work to complete their former projects, ideas and encumbrances. This practice crowds your brain and takes the space needed to create something new. Completion work requires letting go of ALL incompletions. That includes unfulfilled goals, upsets, disappointments and unfulfilled promises (to yourself and others). It’s letting go of things that still hold energy within you. You can’t start […]

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My pretending days are over, are yours?

When I was in high school, I participated in musical theatre. This required being on stage and in front of people. You’d think that as an introvert, this is the last thing one would do. But I came from a musical family, and singing, dancing and acting was how me and my siblings often entertained ourselves. For as long as I can remember, my mom would make me sing or dance for anyone who stopped […]

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