Full disclosure, I don’t always practice what I preach

Like many of you, I have been running myself ragged, trying to keep up with things. With a growing group agency, we recently moved locations and expanded our reach. To add to that, my coaching business is doing well with speaking opportunities. In fact, last week, I shared with a group of women in Chicago. It was amazing! As great as it all is, needless to say, it’s been hectic. I share often about listening to your body and for … Continue reading

The Three C’s of Success [Part 3 of 3]

Welcome to Part 3 of 3 There are many factors involved creating success in your life but in my experience, it can be reduced to three simple concepts. The first C is commitment; the second C is clarity. The final C is . . . Connection: Even though relationships are crucial for success, we still believe deep down that we can do it alone. We believe we do not really need anyone and because we believe this, we exhaust ourselves. Women are notorious … Continue reading

The Three C’s of Success [Part 2 of 3]

Welcome to Part 2 of 3 There are many factors to creating success in your life but in my experience, it can be reduced to three simple concepts. The first C is commitment; the second C is . . . Clarity:  Now that you are fully invested in making changes, you must be clear on what to do and how to do it. Clarity is essential to your success. No matter how committed you are, if you have no clear … Continue reading

The Three C’s of Success [Part 1 of 3]

Welcome to Part 1 of 3 We all want success in life. Some people seem to be able to make things happen while others struggle. What makes the difference? There are many factors involved but in my experience, it can be reduced to three simple concepts: Commitment:  More people fail due to a lack of commitment than any other reason. This is why commitment is the first C for success. If you are not fully committed to your success, no … Continue reading

3 surefire ways to deal with a negative co-worker

We all have bad days. There are days when the stresses really get to you and you need to vent. Whether it’s about your job, boss, or even a client, you need a ranting fest to get all those frustrated feelings out. That’s normal. Venting is helpful and can even be cathartic. What about those who are experts at finding a negative slant in just about any situation? You know the ones I’m talking about. The co-worker that, no matter … Continue reading

3 Challenges You Face When Building Your Dreams

Have you ever tried to do something new? You put yourself out there in a new relationship or start a new job or decide to have a child or invest in a new business venture. It starts off really exciting. You have a dream of your future, you can see it, even feel it. But then reality sets in. You run into obstacles and get scared. Maybe you even wonder if you made a huge mistake. If you’ve been there, you … Continue reading

Two-Step Process to Confront a Strained Relationship

Did you know that lack of social interaction is detrimental to your health? According to one study, social isolation is as detrimental to your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day! We need relationships, we need connections, we need one another. Here’s the thing, you need to make sure your relationships are healthy. Having a toxic relationship can be just as devastating to your health. I often share with clients one way to know if you are in a toxic … Continue reading

4 Ways to Love Yourself in the Midst of a Divorce

A divorce is painful, bringing feelings of confusion, low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. You will go through a grieving process because divorce is about loss. It is the loss of a marriage, the loss of the dreams you had for your life, and the loss of being a couple. Although it might be tempting to shut yourself off from others following the end of a relationship, this is a wonderful opportunity to treat yourself well. A breakup can be an … Continue reading

5 Ways to be Thankful

The holidays are a stressful time. Your routine is off, family schedules get complicated, plans shift as you figure out who is going to do what for Thanksgiving dinner. No matter how organized you might be, it can easily become chaotic and confusing. To add to that, you have the emotional component of spending time with family. Though you love each other, you notice yourself and others quickly reverting to old patterns of behavior. Past hurts may resurface as adults … Continue reading

“Ghosting” ~ not just for the dating

Have you heard of the term “ghosting?” Here’s an online definition: “The practice of suddenly ending all contact with a person without explanation” The idea is that someone starts connecting with you and then, without warning, they stop. It is pretty black and white. You are talking and then you are not. When it comes to relationships, however, it’s not always black and white. And relationships are not always about dating. Ghosting happens in every relationship (i.e., friendships, bosses,  co-workers, business acquaintances, extended family). Here are … Continue reading