How to Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Most of us are afraid to fail—especially when working toward something we care about. We think we’ll embarrass ourselves, lose respect, or let down our team. We imagine we’ll ruin…

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…

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…

6 Ways to Enrich the In-Between States

The Gap is the space between an ending and a new beginning.  It’s a time of being in-between.  Something has ended, but the new has not yet begun. Waiting for…

Healing Painful Emotions

There are moments in life that are frustrating, confusing, scary, and difficult to endure.  There are other times where we feel negative emotions like anger, loneliness, jealousy, anxiety, and fear….

When Power Is Unequal

3 Relationships That Will Change Your Life When we were children, our parents or caregivers needed to run the show for us. Gradually, they turned the reins over to us,…

Coaching and Creativity

 “The soul speaks in image.”  — Carl Jung As someone deeply embedded in adult learning and the field of coaching, it’s exciting to see the way coaching is growing and…

Personal Rules

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, look at your…

Facing Hard Times, One Step-At-A-Time

As I sit here writing this message to you, what I hope more than anything is that you are well, that your loved ones are well, that all the people…

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…

Change Your Approach to Change

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

Embracing Seasonal 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…