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Selfish vs. Self-Care

Selfish vs. Self-Care

For February, I want to examine the word “Selfish” in my blog and discuss it for each of the four Wednesdays in the month.  I want to do this because clients often say to me some variation of the following: “If I don’t do this, I’m being selfish”, “I feel that...

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I’m not back, I’m better!!

I’m not back, I’m better!!

In March, it will be three and a half years since I lost my mother and two years since I lost my beloved cat, Gucci.  I had Gucci since I was in college, and since I don’t have children, I doted on him as if he was my human child.  Those of you who have pets will...

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Thoughts about Thoughts

Thoughts about Thoughts

One of the biggest lessons I learned in 2019 was that my thoughts are only my thoughts. My thoughts are not defined truths and I don’t own them. I came to this revelation through a question posed to me by my coach during one of our coaching sessions in the last...

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Focusing On Past Perceived Mistakes

Focusing On Past Perceived Mistakes

This morning a friend who is thinking about seeking new employment texted me letting me know that a job she was interested in was filled by someone else.  This friend has had a trying few weeks and was greatly disappointed.  I put on my caring friend hat,...

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How May I Help You?   Asking for Help

How May I Help You? Asking for Help

Why are we so scared to ask for help?  I’m guilty of this.  In fact, coaching has really highlighted the fact that I do not like to reach out for help.  I have also recognized through coaching that this is a behavior that I would like to change and I am...

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Happy New Year and Happy New Decade!!

Happy New Year and Happy New Decade!!

As 2019 comes to a close, instead of talking about resolutions and goals for 2020, I wanted to take this time to reflect on the last 365 days. In fact, I have written about goals and New Year’s resolutions in a previous blog post.  We give a lot of focus to what...

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Happy Holidays, and don’t get stressed out.

Happy Holidays, and don’t get stressed out.

The other night, I took an extremely relaxing yin yoga class.  The teacher started the class by saying it’s the holiday season and it’s a very stressful time for us, so tonight, we are going to focus on our shoulders and do postures that will help us release the...

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What is coaching?

What is coaching?

Coaching is a field that encompasses a variety of niches including but not limited to executive, business, career, relationship, wellness, health, transformation, and life coaching.  Coaching is not therapy, consulting, or giving advice.  There are no treatment...

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