Baby Steps Create Change

“The journey of 1,000 steps begins with the first step” -Lao Tzu This quote by Lao Tzu is one of my favorites. The beginning is the most powerful part of any journey. Once you start, you can create momentum, but it is the beginning that sparks the energy. You just need to decide if you want the change more than you want your  ... [Read More]
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Inspiration, Effort, and Flow

I love thinking about life through the seasons, especially the older I become.  Each season brings us a new beginning and ending-- weather, foods, flowers, plants and trees.  Nature reminds us that nothing stays the same, yet there is a beautiful rhythm we can expect in life. The sun rises, the moon shines at night. The sun shines greater in summ... [Read More]
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Rethinking the Way We Set Goals

Part of being successful is picking the right goals for yourself. Setting yourself up for success is a major aspect of gaining satisfaction in your career and in your family life. Often though, we set ourselves up for failure by having goals that simply cannot be accomplished. Not only does setting impossible goals guarantee failure, it blocks us f... [Read More]
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How Can Death Be a Motivator?

There is one certainty in life: We will die. Death can seem like a taboo topic in our culture, but it is the one inevitability for everyone. When my clients and I first begin working together, one of the exercises I ask them to do is write their own obituary. I think it is important for all of us to look at our lives from the death perspective. Thi... [Read More]
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Creating awareness around your motivation

Change can be challenging, especially initiating it and taking that first step. Often our inner critic or gremlin can get loud and find ways to convince us to remain inactive and keep the status quo. That critic part of us is more committed to the predictable. Being aware of this thinking is very important so that we can recognize it for what it is... [Read More]
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