Create a Year that You Love Every Day

Create a Year that You Love Every Day

The first few weeks of the New Year can feel a bit like a letdown, especially if you had high hopes for better habits and new beginnings. It’s easy to fall back into familiar routines and schedules that speed up time and push life forward. All too soon new days...
How to Make the Holidays Your Own

How to Make the Holidays Your Own

When I was a kid, we spent the weeks leading up to Christmas in excited anticipation, decorating candles, crafting tree ornaments from red and gold foil, baking cookies, singing carols, and lighting a candle every Sunday in Advent. Each morning we opened a small...
Sometimes You Just Gotta Jump.

Sometimes You Just Gotta Jump.

I remember the first time I jumped off a high dive.   It was a hot summer day in the 70s, I was stretched out on a towel at our local pool, eating ice-cream, and watching my friends jump off the diving board. They seemed to have a lot of fun and I admired their...
Fake it Till You Make It: Self Coaching in Action

Fake it Till You Make It: Self Coaching in Action

Most things in life happen because you expect them to.   You assume to feel a certain way when you wake up in the morning – and most likely that’s what you’ll get. You anticipate a line at the post office when dropping off a letter and, voila,...