I love metaphors.
I find when working with people that metaphors are so much easier to grasp, especially when we’re working with really fuzzy concepts that don’t have a physical way to grasp onto them.
So I use metaphors ALL the time with my clients.
Sometimes they’re silly, sometimes more serious, some a little gruesome, and yet what they all have in common is the uncanny ability to lead someone to an “aha” moment or a “huh, I’ve never seen it that way before.”
Continue reading “It’s time to get off the wheel!”
Mistakes. Flubs. Errors. Bad choices.
We all make them.
Some are small and easily fixed.
Some are much larger and require time to rectify or even figure out how to correct them.
The question is, how long do we allow the mistake, error, etc. to be a part of our minds? Continue reading “To Err is human…”
Very few things in life come easily.
Well, that’s not true.
Excuses come easily. Comfort zones come easily. Same old same comes easily.
Continue reading “Get out of your comfort zone before it’s too late!”
With today being New Year’s Eve, it seems appropriate to review.
To decide what to take with me into the new year, and what can be left behind.
What lessons did I learn that are important? What beliefs are no longer supporting me? Because there are many. Continue reading “2016 In a word: Whoa.”
This upcoming weekend two of my dear friends are tying the knot, so naturally my heart is aflutter with loving thoughts and my brain is thinking about love in all its many and beautiful forms.
Romantic love, familial love, platonic love, self love, which I may venture to say the root of all other types of love. (Check out A Lesson on Self Love for more). Continue reading “Love Yourself, Love Others”
This is one of those just-bare-with-me kinds of articles. I know the title is counterintuitive, and that is the point. Continue reading “The “Dangers” of gaining Self Awareness”
Sometimes in life, we feel completely stuck and we can’t quite figure out the “Why” of the matter.
We desperately want to move forward, but something big, vague and just at the edge of our consciousness is keeping us back. Keeping us small.
If any of these ring true for you, the answer may actually be You. Continue reading “5 Signs You May be Standing in Your Own Way”
This one is truly mind blowing.
Your life will change once you embrace it and I’m not just blowing smoke here.
So what is this life-altering tip? Continue reading “How to Avoid Missing Opportunities in 1 Easy Step”
When was the last time you drove somewhere, got to your destination, and didn’t remember the drive itself? You probably took turns, stopped at lights, maybe even waved at a friendly neighbor, but you have no recollection of the actual path.
Thinking about it probably freaks you out a bit, but what if you think about how much of your life have you lived through habit instead of conscious choice? Maybe half-heartedly listening to a friend talk, but really thinking about your response, or ordering the same thing off the menu without hearing what the specials were. Continue reading “Using Mind Control… On Yourself”
As part of my coaching training, I’m learning right now to talk less and listen more. It is important to hear the message behind the words that are being spoken. Often times, the words coming out of someone’s mouth has a much deeper meaning below the surface.
What this means is that the person speaking is not living in alignment with their authentic self and is probably also conflicted or confused about what they really want.
Continue reading “3 Tips to Begin Acting Authentically”