A Gift of Christmas Presence

Dear Friends,   As the year winds down here in North America, we are preparing for holiday celebrations and the return of longer days. May you open to receive and…

Unfinished Business

In Gestalt psychology, when any aspect of life is left hanging, it is called unfinished business. Unfinished business is when there is an interruption in a relationship or in our…

Roadmap for Navigating Transitions

“Every beginning is a consequence.  Every beginning ends something.” –Paul Valery, French Poet The famous “I have a dream” speech was delivered on my birthday in 1963 and left a…

7 REASONS LASTING CHANGE IS SO DIFFICULT

Why is last changing so difficult? As a career learning professional, it was my job to provide employees with the tools and resources to help them change.  The expectation of…

Change Your Approach to Change

Why is change in the workplace and in our personal lives so difficult?  Do you find yourself wondering why you set goals and then do exactly the opposite behavior? When…

Art Journaling + Coaching Unlocks Our Inner World

In 2015 I stumbled upon (as the Universe so often helps us!) the wonderfully creative world of visual/art journaling.  I found a way of expressing what seemed invisible and unknowable…

WHY I NEED A COACH, AND YOU MIGHT TOO!

“Every human has four endowments – self-awareness, conscience, independent will, and creative imagination.  These give us the ultimate human freedom…The power to choose, to respond, to change.”  –Stephen Covey I…

Personal Rules {+ Coaching Exercise}

Breaking rules can be empowering! Personal rules strongly influence your feelings and behaviors. If you’re wondering why you’re getting the results you are experiencing in your life, take a look…

STart Journaling

Experience the intersection of Coaching + Art Journaling with 7 days of creative ideas. A FREE email course with one teaching a day for 7 days taking you into the…

Is Your Shadow Self Holding You Back?

Be Who You’re MEANT To Be Have you ever considered that you may have a ‘shadow self’ lurking inside you?  A side that listens to criticsm and takes it to…

5 Ways to Mother Yourself

While my mom died in June, 2012, I still miss her deeply every day.  There are often daily reminders that she is no longer on this plane.  When something exciting happens…

The Upside of Your Darkside

Shadow Work is the time of sweet confinement and aloneness where we resolve the inner conflict between who we want to be and who we think we’re suppossed to be….