Is life happening to you or for you?

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Image of Female Executive controlling a string puppet of herself. With quote, "The only way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker. “The only way to predict the future is to create it.”–Peter Drucker– External circumstances provide a platform against which we find integrity. Integrity comes from internal clarity, not external events. Nothing outside of you will ever make you feel safe enough, happy enough, fulfilled enough. The balance comes internally by taking responsibility for your choices… Read more »

How well do you know your self?

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Woman looking at her small self inside of a glass jar. with quote, "Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom." --Aristotle How well are you able to see outside of your own experience – be the observed and observer at the same time? How well do you know your self? How well are you able to stay grounded in your approach to doing things and connecting with others? How well are you able to keep your… Read more »

Plunge into Change!

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Image of 4 young people in mid-air jump with quote “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” –Alan Watts “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” –Alan Watts Look before you leap! Reflect and review and research all you can. Information gives you confidence and power to combat the fear of the unknown. That combination together with action moves you… Read more »

When the change process is slower than you desire

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Image of multiethnic friends blowing paint from hands into air with quote: “To fly we have to have resistance.” -- Maya Lin How can you find patients, calmness, and peace when the change process is slower than you desire? Life is a process; so is an achievement. That knowledge alone doesn’t always create a sense of allowance at the moment. Perhaps thinking in circles or cycles like; breath in, pause, breath out, pause… repeat. Riding a surfboard… Read more »

A productive coaching relationship lies in the questions.

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A question mark on a beach with clouded sky and text of a quote to have a question in your heart when you die. Curiosity and powerful questions make coaching a productive relationship for client and coach. True curiosity automatically provokes questions like with small children’s consistent “Why?” questions. It’s no secret that coaching uses questions to provoke transformation and forward movement. The power lies in both the asking and the answering of a curious question. A new identity… Read more »

Face what Challenges you today!

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Image of mountain bikers lifting their bicycles over a fallen tree obstacle in their path. Today’s challenge, like almost every other day in life, entails facing what presents its self each moment throughout the day! Perhaps starting the day with nourishing one’s inner self, i.e., yoga, meditation or setting the day’s intention, can strengthen the ability to face outside influences of resistance without feeling defeated.Surrendering to what each moment has… Read more »