Feeling Scared? Good!

Is Your Passion Greater than Your Fear? One of the most common emotions that I work with clients on is fear.  Fear can be paralyzing.  Fear can hold you back from realizing your dreams and accomplishing your goals.   Fear can be a good thing. Whaaaaat? What if it is possible that fear can influence us,…

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Living a purposeful life

Three ways to live a life of purpose Are you living the life you wish to live? Or are you living a life of comfortable complacency? I believe we all have a mission or a calling in life.  It might not be a big world wide mission like caring for the dying as Mother Teresa…

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Are you sabotaging your goals?

Mindset Matters Do you have a dream or a goal and then struggle to make it happen? Do you blame it on resistance? Frustration? Uncertainty? Lack of willpower? Maybe you want to lose weight but every time you start making progress you reward yourself with…  chocolate cake? Maybe you have a dream of developing your…

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How to survive difficulty

How to Survive Difficulty  There was a point in time about eight years ago when my family relationships felt as though they had fallen apart. It was one of the most depressing and low points in my life. Both my children had not only moved out but were also very involved in creating new lives…

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Now is the time

Stop the Waiting Game and Take Action In September 2001, my husband passed away suddenly of an aortic dissection.  He was 51 years old. Our children were 17 and 20.  As you might imagine in the midst of the tragedy and grief, there were a lot of what ifs. There always are when there is…

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One Word and Vision Boards

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How to use vision boards to set and achieve goals For the last several years, I have chosen a word in January to give me focus for the year. Then using the word as a theme, I create a vision board to provide focus for the year. Mid year is always a good time to…

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