Is There a Fire in Your Belly?

Some time ago I came back from 2 days in Boston, home for the weekend, then a week in Phoenix that ended with me bringing a cold home that caused me to lose my voice and stay in bed for a week. As I got better and started back to work and I realized how low my energy...

What I Learned from David Bowie

I wrote this the week after I learned David Bowie died and I was shocked at how affected I was by his death. I didn’t realize how much he had influenced my life. Bowie helped the outsiders, the alienated feel recognized, accepted and cool. He also inspired many...

Causing Disruption of Habitual Negative Behaviors

Often I will hear clients say “it is happening all over again, I am doing or not doing what I always do. I’m stuck in this constant loop and I don’t know how to break out of it.”They may be talking about not getting stuff done, procrastinating until the last minute,...

What a Good Coach Does

A good coach helps you realize your vision of success. She holds a safe space for you to talk and discover the “HOW” to achieving your goals and dreams. Whether it is a particular behavior you wish to alter or a path you are trying to succeed at, the coach helps you...

To Tell or Not to Tell You Have ADHD

To Tell of Not to Tell, That is the Question!I often get the question of whether or not you should share if you have attention difficulties. I will cut the chase, the answer is preferably not to the general public. Different people have different belief systems when...

Really Listening

I recently heard a TED Talk about listening. As opposed to hearing, real listening involves paying attention to whom your talking to. Appreciating what they are saying. And then follow up summarizing what they have said or asking a question regarding what was said....

Get Specific with Your Goals

As I have been “onboarding” new clients recently, I have been having “What are your goals?” discussion with each of them. One thing that struck me was although, sometimes with prompting, people know what their goals are generally. They haven’t thought past the surface...

Talking Back to Your Inner Critic

A colleague of mine suggested a book called Playing Big. It is about women stepping forward and playing in a bigger arena. I haven’t finished the book yet but was struck by the beginning of the book talking about our “inner critic.” The author put this in the...