I started working with a new coaching client the other day. I’d already been following the twists and turns of her life saga for about a year, via excited emails she’d been sending me ever since reading a book I wrote a few years ago. “As you know, I’ve made all kinds of wonderful changes …Continue Reading »
I love new beginnings and love this time of year. As a life coach and a person who’s generally obsessed with helping others maximize health, happiness and quality of life, I’m always watching life as it unfolds in wise, magical and surprising ways.
Here are the top things that I’ve learned in the last …Continue Reading »
Five minutes into our first session together, I could hear tears in her voice. Whenever I work with a new client I ask them to identify five goals they’d like to accomplish in our work together, and the first one she came up with was: “Putting myself first without feeling guilty”.
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I received an email recently from someone who was really frustrated with her behaviours around food. “I constantly tell myself I’m going to eat less and make healthier choices,” she told me, “but a few days later there I am again right back at it – eating way too much, again! How can I …Continue Reading »
The other day I was doing some research on PTSD and came across a simple video made at home by a war veteran, directed at fellow veterans who similarly struggle with this trauma-generated disorder. I was going to post it here but haven’t been able to find it again. Luckily, I found his simple, heartfelt advice to …Continue Reading »
Lately I‘ve been bored more often than usual.
I’ve also been more creative and prolific than I have been in years. This is not a coincidence.
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I’m on retreat this week and not surprisingly am brimming over with ideas. Getting away from the noise helped me reconnect with my biggest dreams and the overarching purpose of my life. I have a new idea I’d like to try, a way of living that will require some significant financial sacrifices if I’m …Continue Reading »
I’ve been thinking and writing about the phenomenon of fear for years. Every time I think I’ve got fear figured out, I learn something new that can help me – and you, of course – to harness it and get better results than ever. In my own life and working with coaching clients, the focus …Continue Reading »
This past weekend I ran into a friend who I hadn’t seen in a while. When I asked him how things were going, he said "Terrible! People keep using me and betraying me lately, it’s really got me down." Though I’m not quite as descriptive when someone asks me how I am, I’ve been …Continue Reading »
The last few days, much of my time has been invested in negotiating a complex extended family situation. Many things have been said: lots of hurt …Continue Reading »