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Coaching in the Age of Coronavirus

Coaching in the Age of Coronavirus

Recently, I had a phone call with a friend of mine. The next morning, I received this text from her, “Good morning.  I just wanted to thank you.  It’s so calming speaking to you and you are never judgmental, so positive.  I see coaching is your niche,...

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Practice the Pause

Practice the Pause

Years ago, in a yoga class, I remember the instructor saying “practice the pause”.  I don’t think I truly understood what she meant until now (more on this later). The notion of “practice the pause” struck a chord with me during the yoga class and it was...

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Living with the New Normal

Living with the New Normal

During a recent conversation with my coach, I brought up that I’ve been feeling blah.  I feel like I’m going through the motions of life.  I’m working, taking care of my home, visiting with friends and family at a socially distant, acceptable space, but I’m...

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It’s Okay to Take Care of Yourself

It’s Okay to Take Care of Yourself

One common theme I see from my clients, especially my female clients, is that they come in last.  They prioritize family, career, home, and friendships over themselves.  They think that they are being selfish if they focus on themselves.   They...

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We Made It

We Made It

Today is July 1, 2020.  We made it through the first six months of 2020.  I think we can all collectively raise a glass of champagne and say “Congratulations and Good Riddance”. So far 2020 has been a roller coaster of a year.  We began in January and February with...

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Grief and the Grief Coach

Grief and the Grief Coach

As you know, I’m a grief coach.  As you also know, I decided to become a grief coach after I lost my mother because I wanted to help people with their grief journeys and there really aren’t a lot of resources for such help. A year and a half, almost to the day, of my...

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Finding Motivation

Finding Motivation

Lately, I’m having trouble finding my motivation.  One of the side effects of grief is lack of motivation.  When I work with my clients through their grief journeys, one thing we work on is finding motivation.  When I pinpointed how I was feeling, I decided I needed...

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Finding Happiness

Finding Happiness

The state of affairs in the world may make it seem like happiness should be put on the back burner.  Many people may think that it isn’t appropriate to be happy right now.  Perhaps some people may feel guilty if they are feeling happy.  We are all dealing with so much...

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What are Grief and Loss?

What are Grief and Loss?

Grief is the natural response to loss.  Grief is often associated with bereavement, which is the death of a loved one. However, grief covers any number of losses including the loss of a loved one, job, pet, relationship, divorce, and safety, among many others. There...

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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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