Why we talk ourselves out of the things we want, and how we can stop

Let’s get real for a minute and talk about why we talk ourselves out of the things we want in life. The term self-sabotage seems to place the blame on us, but I suppose you could see this as a form of unconscious sabotage. In truth, our habits are formed as a way of keepingContinue reading “Why we talk ourselves out of the things we want, and how we can stop”

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How to Recognize Survival Mode and Get Out of It

I’m sure you’ve heard of the expression “I’m in survival mode” a few times in your life. Maybe you’ve even used it to describe yourself. When you feel like you’re just existing and constantly dealing with stress or hardship, you’re probably in survival mode. Survival mode implies a feeling of lack rather than abundance. PeopleContinue reading “How to Recognize Survival Mode and Get Out of It”

How to Step Into Your Leadership and Nail A Public Speaking Gig

As a leader, we want to keep our vulnerable side close to us. To make a real connection, however, a balance is needed between showing strength and opening up. It’s normal to want to show people your best self. But, what if your best self includes your compassion, your honesty, and your ability to connect with others by being real?

Are you saying yes to the present moment? Here’s how you can

“The more you are focused on time—past and future—the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.” ~ Eckhart Tolle I read the Power of Now 15 years ago after following the Oprah Winfrey series on Ekhart Tolle’s A New Earth. It was a game changer for me. I had gone throughContinue reading “Are you saying yes to the present moment? Here’s how you can”

How to create a personal philosophy statement for your life

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” –Maya Angelou When you’re unclear about what your personal philosophy is, allow yourself to be inspired by others who have accomplished great things until you find you’re own way. Author Martin Luenendonk outlines some ofContinue reading “How to create a personal philosophy statement for your life”

A Gracious Mind and Clear Heart Can Transform Your Life

If you’ve struggled with anxiety, depression, and a chronic unease in your life, you probably wished, like me, that you knew how you could get out of this negative pattern but didn’t quite know how. Over the years, I’ve learned that you CAN change this! If you create new habits and work to transform yourContinue reading “A Gracious Mind and Clear Heart Can Transform Your Life”

How to Create Abundance and Flow Using Daily Mantras and Affirmations

“The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind.” – Wayne Dyer Over time, it’s occurred to me that the best way to truly create long lasting change in my life was by establishing a daily practice of mantras and affirmations. But before I get into howContinue reading “How to Create Abundance and Flow Using Daily Mantras and Affirmations”

How do I Figure Out What My Life Mission Is?

Let’s talk about why so many life coaches and authors out there are recommending a personal mission to their clients, and why it might be one of the most powerful things you can do in your life or in your career. Creating a personal mission is an important step to giving yourself some direction, andContinue reading “How do I Figure Out What My Life Mission Is?”

How to Conduct a Strengths Audit on Yourself

We hear a lot of about financial audits and tax audits but have you considered auditing your own life? A strengths audit is a systematic review of the different assets you’ve accumulated over time in your life. It’s looks at more than just your money. People normally invest the bulk of their time in buildingContinue reading “How to Conduct a Strengths Audit on Yourself”