Are You Deliberately Creating Your Life?

The Heroine’s Journey is an archetypal pattern and structure for deep change and gives us a map to deliberately create our lives.  There are four major shifts in the journey….

Breaking Through Your Inner Glass Ceiling

Women leaders are succeeding not by adopting the traditional command-and-control leadership style but by drawing on what is unique to their experience as women. According to a study conducted for the…

What Guides You?

Most of us like to think that we are guided by our values, a moral code, or maybe even a higher power.  But what if I told you that you…

7 Tips for Coping With Holiday Stress

The holiday season can bring unwelcome guests:  stress and anxiety.   Time is short, to-do lists are long, family obligations are many, challenging interpersonal dynamics are rearing their heads, and…

The Power of Journaling

I have always been a writer of sorts.  Not in the professional sense of writing as a source of income.  But rather in the way that I express myself. As…

BREAKING THROUGH OBSTACLES

One of the greatest impediments I’ve observed to human change and growth is holding onto to outdated beliefs, thinking, and behaviors. Consider a time when you seriously wanted to address a personal…

The Five Inner Critics That Haunt Many Women

We all have one – that voice inside that criticizes, judges, chastises, and expresses disapproval towards us in the form of negative self-talk.  The Inner Critic. Do you hear yourself…

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…

A Woman of Strength

Choosing Grit and Grace “When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.” – Maya Angelou  As I’ve talked with my family and coaching clients this past…

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…

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…

Embracing Change

October is a month of change.  Here in North America, the leaves are beginning to change color, and the air is getting cooler and crisper.  The farm fields are changing…

You Can Have It All – But Do You Want It All?

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” Victor Frankl Having it all is exhausting!  And, maybe, “having it all” is just…