Habits: Making and Breaking

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Good, bad, or indifferent; habits are an incredibly powerful phenomenon. Do any of these habit shifts sound familiar? I want to take better care of my teeth by flossing more. I want to stop spending so much money at the coffee shop. I want to increase my stamina …

Celebrate progress, not perfection

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Early in the coaching partnership, some of my clients are perplexed when I ask them to be open to celebrating even if they didn’t make their goal. Celebrate the fact that you went to the gym three times last week even though you intended to go five.  Three …

What does Mom really want?

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Mother’s Day is this Sunday. How do you celebrate Mom’s special day? Some Mom’s just want a card filled with sentimental messages. Others prefer a dozen roses and a box of chocolates. Or possibly time spent planting the flower boxes together. Or just a nice long walk with …

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,  …

Acknowledge vs Empower

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How often do you experience an emotion or situation and do everything within your power to ignore its effect on you?  If you are like me, this happens pretty regularly. Well, the truth is, it is nearly impossible to ignore the effects of our emotions and life situations.  …

Taxes are taxing. Rejuvite.

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It’s hard for me to believe, but the first quarter of the year is already in the books and taxes are due next week.  Hopefully, you are one of the lucky, non-procrastinators that filed their tax return long ago and have done something fun with the refund the …

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Communication: What could go wrong?

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“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”   George Bernard Shaw Oh my gosh, how many times has this been the case? There are so many ways to communicate these days, determining what kind of communication to use is key. Types …

Those darn distractions!

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“It’s so hard to get anything done with all these distractions.” Heard it. Felt it. Said it. Most workplaces are full of distractions, especially in the ever-increasing open office concept: Excessive noise (piped in music, printers, copiers, conversations, etc.) Lack of privacy (no more closing your office door) …

Life can be tough. Developing resilience is key.

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“Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back at least as strong as before.” Psychology Today. We’ve all probably experienced moments when we felt so strong, that we knew could take on any level of adversity. And other …