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...
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,...
Healing Your Heart: The Power of Forgiveness.

Healing Your Heart: The Power of Forgiveness.

Have you ever experienced the amazing effect of power and healing that comes with forgiveness? Your heart softens, your body relaxes, and your spirit lifts. Forgiveness propels you from a place of stress, anxiety, and anger toward ease, peace of mind, and...
Got Weaknesses? Here’s How to Turn Them Into Strengths.

Got Weaknesses? Here’s How to Turn Them Into Strengths.

Do you have quirks you wish you didn’t, weaknesses that are in your way of becoming your best self? Do you have an urge to take things apart, climb the biggest obstacles, interfere, or make inappropriate jokes? Have you been called a troublemaker, a loud-mouth,...
Effective Ways to Outsmart Fear.

Effective Ways to Outsmart Fear.

Fear is a powerful emotion that can stop you from reaching your goals, pursuing your visions, and living your dreams. In a recent interview with business coach Jackie Ulmer, I spoke about effective ways to get past fear that I want to share with you today (click here...
Do What Works for You: How to Live Life on Your Own Terms.

Do What Works for You: How to Live Life on Your Own Terms.

I am back at school, which is awesome. I am having a blast devouring lectures, taking notes, assembling binders, and filling my brain with lots of exciting new information. The workload is huge, which pressured and overwhelmed me at first. But then I went “Heck...