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Hope and Covid-19

Hope and Covid-19

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” Desmond Tutu We have been dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic for almost three months now and it has impacted all of us.  This isn’t like Ebola that happened in Africa, and we heard about it...

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Women & Worry

Women & Worry

Thanks to Danielle O'Brien for this guest blog article. Over the years I have helped many women-owned small business CEOs work smarter, not harder, to grow themselves and their business to where they want to be. For many of these women, they are not striving to be the...

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How to Start a Meditation Practice

How to Start a Meditation Practice

Photo credit to Andrea Piacquadio Thanks to Rachel Li for this guest blog article. Meditation is an exciting, personal, and energizing tool. I was not necessarily looking for it when it found me. I serendipitously met a group of monks in my teen years when I was...

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Who is a Credentialed Coach?

Who is a Credentialed Coach?

Several months ago, someone I know asked me “what does it mean that you are a certified coach and does your certification even mean anything?” Initially, I was taken aback by these questions, and I could have gotten defensive. It occurred to me that perhaps this...

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Attitude of Gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude

I have been wanting to write about gratitude for a long time now.  I’m grateful that I finally have the opportunity to do so because I think that gratitude is one of the most important qualities we have as a person.  Gratitude as defined by Dictionary.com...

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The Importance of Having Support Systems

The Importance of Having Support Systems

Somewhere along the way, we were told that we had to do it all, do it perfectly, and couldn’t have any help.  I’m not sure where this notion came from or why it came about.    This notion makes us feel like failures and in my opinion, social media...

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Why We Judge

Why We Judge

In my blog last week, I discussed listening as a very key component to communication.  I talked about how, in order to become a proficient coach, I had to break a decades-long habit when it came to listening and I had to learn new listening skills.  Another...

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The Power of Listening

The Power of Listening

I have stated many times in my blog, that I value and hold communication in very high regard.  I personally believe that we struggle with communication because we don’t want to upset another person, or we don’t know what to say, so we just don’t say...

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Equanimity

Equanimity

Like many, I have found myself with some free time while working from home and social distancing.  I decided to use this time to invest in myself both personally and professionally.  In order to better serve my clients, I looked to different coaching...

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Thoughts About the Coronavirus-Continued

Thoughts About the Coronavirus-Continued

We are another week into the Coronavirus pandemic.  We have seen countries shut down.  We have seen cities and states in the United States of America completely shut down.  We have seen the number of cases in the United States of America rise due to...

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