15Mar

TO BE or TO DO?

TO BE or TO DO? To be or To do, that really is the question. I am crazy busy with: Maintaining my recruiting business. Building a new business which includes: Individual coaching Delivering Find Your TOP 5 Passions and Discover Your Ideal...Read More

22Feb

STOP Shoulding on Yourself

Stop shoulding all over yourself. This is a familiar phrase often said by my good friend and fellow coach Vickie Austin Check out Vickie! {Link} Because it's great advice! Until I find myself saying, "I should stop shoulding on myself!" OR: I...Read More

16Feb

Get Ready, 'Cuz Here I Come

Get ready. Big things are happening here. This will sound a bit like a commercial, because it kind of is, I hope you are ok with that. You will be seeing more emails and posts on my Facebook pages Get ready for a really fun contest! Get ready for my...Read More

8Feb

Move the Needle

59 cents. That was on the green button I wore as I marched with my mom in support of the equal rights amendment in 1978. That is what women were making versus the $1 men were making doing similar work. Check out the path of the ERA: ...Read More

30Jan

My New Year's Resolution: Sit on My Suitcase

One of the most impactful books I have ever read was called The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom. Corrie ten Boom led a quiet life. She repaired watches at her father’s watch store that was below the family home in Holland.  During World...Read More

15Dec

The Number One Question That Brought Me Peace

It is December. The month that my heart just about explodes with love for friends and family and memories past and present: Putting up the Dickens Village with my daughter and trimming the tree. Finding that perfect gift for that person who has...Read More

28Nov

The Blow That Split Me in Two

When I was in the process of getting clean and sober I saw lots of therapists, watched many episodes of Oprah, read plenty of self-help books, attended retreats and went to a lot of AA/NA meetings to gain insight into what I was grappling with...Read More

24Oct

A Seven Nation Army Couldn't Hold Her Back

People often say that you should "remove your masks". I think that is very good advice. A life spent hiding your authentic self is not only hard work but exhausting and not much fun. But sometimes putting on a mask (and I'm not talking about...Read More

16Sep

She Can't Pay the Rent

I have long been intrigued with the idea of archetypes. In Jungian psychology an archetype is defined as: An inherited pattern of thought derived from the past experience of the whole race and present in our unconscious minds. For me, an archetype...Read More

16Aug

Use Your Thoughts to Protect and Serve

I recently read an article on a research study co-authored by Richard Petty, professor of psychology at Ohio State University. In this study he found that when people wrote down their negative thoughts on a piece of paper and then physical threw...Read More

1Jul

Big Ideals, Small Tweaks

Last month I wrote about discipline and accountability and how just the thought of "having to do something" makes my stomach hurt. Check it out here: June 2016 Blog I have continued to consider the why of this. Then I picked up Gretchen Rubin's...Read More

16Jun

What if accountability and discipline were overrated?

In my coach training with Martha Beck one of the things we focus on is making decisions based on a tool called the "Body Compass". Simplified, this means that your body knows. Your body can guide you in the right direction for you based on your...Read More

16May

It's Your Journey, Claim It!

It's been said that there are many ways to climb a mountain, but your path can change as you change. One person's path may be straight up, another way may be curved, another may follow a circular route while someone else may take the zig-zag. At...Read More

1Apr

Grandpa Knows Your Life Purpose

How many times have you asked yourself, "What is my purpose?" Maybe you have felt as if you were not doing what you were meant to be doing with your life but are stuck in the "same old, same old" with no real idea what you are passionate about or...Read More

16Mar

March Mantra Madness

You should never underestimate the power of a mantra. It could get you on national news! I recently was having fun in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin with a bunch of girlfriends at their annual snow festival. It was very crowded. When we had arrived to the...Read More