Can’t seem to find the motivation you need? You know what you need to do but… You’ve promised yourself that today will be different, but well… you held yourself back again. You are beginning to wonder if you should just trash the idea altogether.  After all you are stressing yourself out over not doing it…

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How to help kids cope with failure I’ve written a lot of posts on how to handle failure.  There are several reasons for this.  As a kid, I don’t know that anyone ever helped me understand the role that failure plays in growing, improving and becoming your best self. I just figured out on my…

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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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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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Mindset Matters in Business What if it’s possible that you are accidentally sabotaging your business with a scarcity mindset? Have you ever said: “Charging that price would be highway robbery.” “I try to help everyone who needs my help.  If I get more specific about who I serve, I’ll wind up with no clients at…

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Kids and Self Talk A typical classroom lesson on recognizing feelings is useful and gives kids a common language for expressing their feelings.  However, it is a basic lesson and doesn’t really cover all the bases in helping kids manage feelings, especially negative ones.   What can we teach the child who needs anger management strategies or…

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