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Life? Not easy. So cut yourself a break.

Life? Not easy. So cut yourself a break.

If you were to review my entire website, all the entries, you’d see over time an expansion-contraction, in-breath-out-breath between the deepest permission to completely let yourself off of the hook with forgiveness and compassion without conditions, and an...

How to work with the voices of the inner critic

How to work with the voices of the inner critic

The inner critic is painfully misunderstood. It's actually not out to get you. And silencing the inner critic? Silencing the inner critic doesn't work. Here’s a good metaphor: your inner critic is like one of those streetwise dogs that finally gets picked up by animal...

The fear that you’re not good enough

The fear that you’re not good enough

One of the biggest things that I work on with clients, and something that we even devote time to during our life coach training program, is this: the fear that you're not good enough. The fear that you're not good enough is a fear routine that affects everyone, though...

Personal Responsibility : “This isn’t mine.”

Personal Responsibility : “This isn’t mine.”

Now available via the Your Courageous Life podcast (access the podcast via iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify, or anywhere else you love to get your podcasts! Awhile ago, I was seeing some craziness unfold, in real-time. Someone had sent me what is, officially, the Nastiest...

dealing with fear

dealing with fear

I once said in an interview: "The more that you deal with fear, the less often fear will show up at the beginning of the journey. Instead of “I don’t even think I can start this,” it becomes, “What if I don’t finish this?” When you deal with fear, it morphs and...