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 …

Snowmageddon and the power of an aspirational To-Do list

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Do you have a “gotta get it done” To-Do list? I’d say most of us would answer “yes” to that question. Next question: Do you have an “aspirational” To-Do list? “What’s that?” you might ask. For me, it’s a list of things I’d like to do but aren’t …

Client Scenario: “I need to take better care of myself.”

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Clients come to coaching for any number of reasons, but this time of year I see a renewed interest in self-care.  For that reason, I’m going to give a high-level synopsis of a recent coaching appointment where the client wanted to facilitate better self-care behavior. Stated Goal: “I …

On a scale of 1-10, how present do people think you are?

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I talk to my mom nearly every evening. Since we talk so frequently, there’s not much new stuff going on in either our lives that requires a ton of concentration to communicate around. So I find myself doing other things during our conversations. Not long ago, she mentioned …

Family. Peace. Self-worth.

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Have you ever sat in the decision-making space and wondered how to know the right decision to make?  Knowing your Needs and Values may very well help you with those tough decisions. Let me tell you a personal story: Years ago, while the majority of my work was in the …

You are part of the problem

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Have you ever sat in stand-still traffic grousing about everyone in front of you as the source of the traffic problem? If so, what do you think the person behind you is doing?  That puts some perspective on it, doesn’t it? I heard a quote the other day: …

Using your learning style to choose your planner

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Yikes!  Where did 2019 go?  If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to get your 2020 planner in play. If you have a favorite planner, cool.  If you struggle with deciding on the right planner for you, here are some thoughts. Decision #1:  Learning style Choosing the …

How to get the best out of challenging relationships.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

The holidays present ample opportunities for us to get together with friends and family that we adore.  And ample opportunity to be thrust into social situations with people that may cause us a bit of stress. Being around people that push our buttons, so to speak, can be …

How to manage transitions. Three successful client experiences.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Transitions can be hard. Whether the transition involves moving toward or away from something we want to be doing, toward or away from something we don’t want to be doing, or just moving from one task to another, transitions can stand in our way of productivity. Here are three successful transition experiences …

Is anger a sign of motivation?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

It’s not uncommon for some of my clients to exhibit strong emotions during our coaching sessions.  Actually, I encourage it. Why?  If there’s no emotion, it may be a sign that we don’t care.  If we don’t care, it’s hard to make progress. Years ago, in my coach …