You Are Already An Amazing Miracle

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I often do an exercise with my clients where I ask them to write one hundred things that make them awesome. Let me guess.  You just thought, “One hundred things? No way I could ever do that.” Many people have a hard time with it – we are trained to look for our flaws and […]

Total Catastrophe – or “Lesson Learned the Hard Way”

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  Whoever said “An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure,” knew what she was talking about! Friends would describe me as organized, on top of things, able to get stuff done. I’m a big proponent of setting priorities and sticking with them.  Of not getting distracted.  Of not spending time on things […]

3 Ways to Manage the Voices in Your Head

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You’ve set your daily and weekly priorities, you’ve defined your tiny action steps, but maybe still feel stuck and thwarted by the chatter in your mind saying things like: “You’ll never achieve that.  You’re not good enough, smart enough, young enough, old enough, disciplined enough – just not enough, period.” “Who do you think you are? […]

I’m Not Doing My Brilliant Thing Because…

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…I can’t get myself to take action!   You do have a brilliant thing that you really want to create. Maybe you want to start a new career, or build a healthy, strong body, or host a fabulous party, or write a book, or re-do your closet… Something that you are super excited about. But […]

Why Is That Goal SO Hard to Reach?

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You have a goal – to find a new job that better matches your strengths and interests; to spend more quality time with your family; to walk for thirty minutes five times a week; to take a fabulous trip to Costa Rica … something you say you are passionate about achieving! You’ve had this goal […]

Discipline is Remembering What You Want

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This quote from David Campbell, founder of Saks Fifth Avenue, is one of my all time favorites.  We often think of discipline as a way to get ourselves to do things we don’t really want to do – whether that’s exercise; working on a large, multi-faceted project; eating well; or doing chores around the house. […]

How to Get Clear on Where You’re Going

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You hear lots of folks talking about the importance of having a clear vision, clear priorities and clear goals in order to be living a joyful, fulfilling life – but do you really understand how critical this is? Clarity gives you energy, a sense of purpose, focus when making decisions, and a sense of both […]

Fill Your Cup with Delight Every Day

Fill Your Cup with Delight

It’s not what you do it’s how you do it.  It’s not what you see, it’s how you look at it.  It’s not how your life is, it’s how you live it. ~ Nishan Panwar Do you take time every day to do something to delight yourself? I love the word “delight!”  It has the […]

What is Yours to Do Today?

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I don’t remember where I first heard this question, but it is a powerful way to calm and center yourself when you’re feeling frazzled: “What is mine to do today?” Many of us struggle with feelings of busyness and overwhelm.  It’s so easy to get caught up in our endless to-do lists – to get […]

Busy Women’s Guide to Self Care for a Happy, Healthy (Sane) Holiday Season

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Most folks I speak with at this time of year have a bit of a frantic gleam in their eyes as they describe all that they’ve got on their plates for the upcoming holiday season.  They are looking forward to family, friends, fun and cherished holiday traditions AND they feel overwhelmed at the thought of all there […]