Tired of the same answers? Ask different questions!

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Image of fingers planing seeds in soil. Asking the question, How are you using your ability to sew new seeds, cultivate them and make something tangle grow in your life? when you replace “why is this happening to me?” with “what is this trying to teach me?” everything shifts.–Anonymous Change is continuous throughout life. Instead of wondering, “Why is this happening to me?” ask instead, “How could this be happening FOR me? Has this global crisis allowed you to take a step back and reprioritize… Read more »

The constructive element of complaining

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Coffee, pen, and napkin with words "Do something about it!" “When you complain, you make yourself a victim. Leave the situation, change the situation, or accept it. All else is madness.”Eckhart Tolle Do something about it! Anxiety, frustration, mistrust, betrayal, and many more complaining markers can lead to chronic complaining. In its spiral form, complaining is one harmful habit to avoid, but how? With patients,… Read more »

Transformation is change in its organic form

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Image of a human head being created from out of the universe representing a thought stream “Intention is the core of all conscious life. Conscious intention colors and moves everything.”Hsing Yun Change is all about transformation. Transformation is change in its organic form. Every living tree moves the earth in its unique way according to the soil elements and the circumstances from the sprouting of the seed until the death of… Read more »

What to do when your life is up-in-the-air?

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Cartoon image of man reading newspaper in chair and woman standing on bricks on beach looking at incoming tsunami and words "Oh great, just when I've cleaned up from the earthquake." For coaching blog post titled, "What to do when life is up-in-the-air?" Crossroads Your relationship ended! You got laid off, fired, or decided to quit and need a new job; or even a new career! You need to move for whatever reason! ALL AT THE SAME TIME!!! Also, separately these crossroads are intense! The emotion is strong! The stress levels are high! Or better yet, you feel both… Read more »

Change requires sacrifice!

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Silhouette image of man sitting in meditation pose with a quote by Nietzsche, “You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes.” Change is difficult, even painful because it requires the death of a part of you that is no longer useful in order to birth a new you – an element that does not yet exist. While old habits are hard to break, choosing to change can be easier than being forced from some outside circumstances like disease, natural disaster, or some other crisis.

Change requires sacrifice!

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Silhouette image of man sitting in meditation pose with a quote by Nietzsche, “You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes.” “You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes.”Nietzsche Change is difficult, even painful because it requires the death of a part of you that is no longer useful in order to birth a new you – an element that does… Read more »

New Year – New Opportunities! Lean into your fears!

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Whitewater rafting image with quote about self expansion through leaning into your fears. Complete this sentence. If no body’s feelings would be hurt, money and time were not issues; I would absolutely want to… Travel abroad? Start my own business? Learn a new language? You could start today with language CDs, E-books, online classes, and even look up and bookmark tickets for your first trip. It’s certainly easier… Read more »

What’s the difference between setting a task in motion and following it through to completion?

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Hand with pen writing on paper. Quote Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. There is a fundamental difference between just setting the completion of a task in motion, and the follow through, with verification, tracking, follow-up and other necessary steps until the end with the desired outcome. This is true, whether we are talking about a personal goal such as getting in better physical shape or the variety… Read more »