conoscere bene : to know well

conoscere bene : to know well

Conoscere bene : To know well. This is the literal translation; it is entirely possible that with my somewhat limited grasp of Italian, this phrase is used idiomatically and has an entirely deeper meaning. But there I am (or, at least, there are my feet), standing...

An Interview With Cheri Huber

  I first became a Cheri Huber devotee when I learned about the book There is Nothing Wrong With You. While I get that the title might initially strike some as a Stuart Smalley skit, this book is no joke. You want to know why those inner critic voices pop up? This is...
An Interview With Brenè Brown

An Interview With Brenè Brown

(Want the full interview, plus interviews with ten other experts on courage? Check out The Courageous Living program).   Dr. Brene Brown is a noted expert on shame, love, and vulnerability. A graduate school professor, a best-selling author, a speaker, a TED-talk...
the delusion of creating safety

the delusion of creating safety

I’ll do that when it feels a bit safer. I know that it can feel tempting to go this route. Certainly, it seems easier to tell ourselves that when we put X,Y, and Z into place, things will be different. But. But. But. But. Contrary to illusion (or delusion)...
sitting with my stuff vs. wallowing

sitting with my stuff vs. wallowing

Recently, I was talking with a coaching client who brought up a great issue to examine: what’s the difference between sitting with my stuff, and wallowing? At this point, you’ve probably gotten hip to the fact that wallowing isn’t cool. The very word...