Maintaining Your Identity Through Motherhood

Becoming a mother is a calling, and like all callings, it takes work and dedication to pursue. A woman who feels the call to be a mother usually understands – at least in theory – some of the demands that lie ahead of her. Work life, home life and social life all change drastically when a woman becomes a mother, but that’s to be expected. But... [Read More]
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Success and the Work-Life Balance

Some people are fortunate in that they both discover their soul’s purpose early in life and have the means to devote themselves full force. For many of us though, following our calling will involve drastic change – even if that means stepping away from what many perceive as great success. Max Schireson, CEO of database vendor MongoDB, recent... [Read More]
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Live on Purpose and Live Longer

I believe purpose is something we choose again and again. It is something we need to pay attention to and build upon daily, like a good relationship. It helps us tap into our internal motivation, which helps us get up in the morning and ultimately leaves us feeling deeply fulfilled. I also believe we can create purpose in almost anything we do, it ... [Read More]
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It’s a New Day, Every Day!

Happy Summer! This time of year is a great time to re-evaluate your intentions for 2014. We are half-way through the year. You can acknowledge where you are on track as well as where you need more attention and focus to keep your 2014 intentions alive and flowing. Like many, I like to pick a theme for the year. My 2014 theme is EASE. My 2013 ... [Read More]
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Bountiful Boundaries

Boundaries are so important – especially during times of transition. Conscious change takes commitment and action. Before we take action we often need to envision what we want and in what direction we are heading. Once we have the vision, it is inevitable that routines and schedules need to change in order to realize it. When you begin coachi... [Read More]
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Internal Seasons

Do you ever ponder the ebb and flow of life? How sometimes we are in action, sometimes we are in planning mode, sometimes we are resting and sometimes we are in celebration. There are many layers of energy in life. I think we all have internal seasons and sometimes our internal season does not match the external season. For example, we are curren... [Read More]
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How Do You Practice Self-compassion?

How many times a day do you find yourself in negative thinking? It could be negative talk toward yourself or judgment of others. It could be judging the way someone else is doing something or judging yourself for not being on time. It could be judging the person in front of you in line as he takes a long time ordering at the coffee shop or it coul... [Read More]
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Plan, Action, Surrender, and Repeat

I want to focus on the power of surrender. The older I get, the longer I coach, the more I have the privilege of witnessing loved one's lives; what I know to be true is that there is a rhythm to life. There is an ebb and flow to life, like how the seasons have different feelings and energy associated with them, so does our individual life. Especial... [Read More]
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Moving from Conflict to Connection

I once had a professor (an expert in conflict and communication) say that in life we are either presently in a conflict, just getting out of conflict or about to enter a conflict. Conflict is the condition in which people’s concerns - the things they care about - appear to be incompatible. Conflict is inevitable. Human beings are dynamic and can ... [Read More]
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Patience, Patience, Patience

I am happy to say I am back from Maternity leave. My son Aiden was born in June.  He is happy, healthy and growing bigger each day. We are all doing well and definitely in transition adding another human to the family! TRANSITION = PATIENCE. Patience during a transition is key to helping us generate ease, grace, and peacefulness. And being p... [Read More]
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