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The truth about life coaching

The truth about life coaching

Here is the truth about life coaching : Great coaching is art. It’s like painting, writing, dance. It’s intuitive, fluid, creative, adhering to a structure, yet leaving room for the un-contained. The boundaries of it are difficult to articulate; when I’m in session...

Motherhood: the first year

Motherhood: the first year

Lots of women write love letters to their babies, each year. That’s an awesome thing to do, and I have done this in private journals at home that I'll give to my daughter, some day. But then there’s the letter that I would have wanted to write...myself. If I were...

15 ways to be the happiest person you know

15 ways to be the happiest person you know

1. Break up routines. Take a different route to drop the kids off, order a different drink at the coffee shop, buy one book from a different section of the bookstore. 2. Build sabbaticals into your life. A day, an hour, a week, whatever your life will accommodate. And...

Consistently feeling happy

Consistently feeling happy

What would I say to you, over cappuccinos and biscotti, if you told me that you have trouble with creating a new habit and then consistently following through? Yeah, me too. Consistency is tough for 99.9% of the people on the planet. It involves knowing what habit you...

Not getting what you want? Good!

Not getting what you want? Good!

What if not getting what you want is the best thing that could ever happen to you? We do this thing with hope, where we pin our personal identity and our futures on which way we go, at each fork in the road. We set our sights on something, go after it--and if we don't...

You matter

You matter

What you think, matters. What you believe, matters. What you create, matters. What you desire, matters. What you want, matters. It all matters. You matter. So many people think, “It’s all been done before. It doesn’t really matter, anyway. No one will notice.” Here’s...