Follow your heart, not the herd, while choosing 2022 goals.

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Frankly, I’m not a fan of New Year’s “resolutions.” So many people recite resolutions they think they “should have” because that’s what the internet says: save money, lose weight, get organized, spend time with family, read more, etc. Although there is absolutely nothing wrong with these resolutions, they …

Holiday stress isn’t quite behind us yet. Six tips to keep it under control.

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Depending on what holiday you celebrate, the “big day” may be behind you or looming in front of you. Not to mention New Year’s Eve and the related stress.  Here are a few tips you can still implement to keep the remaining holiday stress at bay: Be realistic: I …

Boundaries being pushed? Remember you are only responsible for yourself and your actions.

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The holiday season can be challenging with unique situations that require sound boundary identification reinforcement. Here are a few scenarios from this week’s coaching clients: “We explained to our mom that since she’s not vaccinated, she would need to wear a mask when she came to visit. So …

Fallen off your holiday intentions already? How to get back on the horse.

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I love boundaries. The theme of boundaries winds through many of my coaching encounters, especially during the holiday season. Over the last few days, I’ve heard variations of the following: “It’s been less than two weeks . . . . . and I’m already off-budget.” and I’m already …

Want to change your stress level? Read the book Set Boundaries, Find Peace

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I talk to my clients about boundaries and how being boundaryless is a recipe for disaster. This book reinforces so much of what I believe; I hope everyone reads or listens to the book as soon as possible.  Set Boundaries, Find Peace, beautifully written by Nedra Glover Tawwab, …

How to use these top five dog-training tips with humans.

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Before anyone gets upset with this analogy, I’m certainly not suggesting to treat humans like we would our canine friends, but we can learn a lot from our canine-training friends. Here are some tips from the canine-training world that I believe work well with people too. Tip #1: …

“for now I’m going to . . .”

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As a coach, I hear a lot of “I can’t . . . “, “I’ve never been able to . . .”, “I will never be able to . . . . ” and any number of variations of the theme of defeat. I was so excited last …

Do you give too much time away?

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Most of us are giving, caring, and compassionate individuals. We like to say “yes” when we can. We want to help. We want others’ to appreciate the resources we have to offer.  But when does giving your time away cross the line into self-sabotage? Here are some examples …

Maybe it’s just a different style

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Is it just me or are you sometimes perplexed by how your co-workers operate? As a manager in a large corporate environment, I sometimes found myself completely confused by the actions of others and struggled to rationalize behavior that was so foreign to my own. For example: One …

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Brene Brown: Trust = B.R.A.V.I.N.G.

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If I could love someone I’ve never met, it would be Brene Brown.  I can not appreciate enough the power of her insights. I’ve read her books.  I’ve watched her TED talks on vulnerability and shame.  I’ve listened to her numerous times as a podcast guest. Most recently,  …