Strive for Uncomfortable

Have you ever tried to purposely create the feeling of uncomfortable? Are you thinking that I may have lost it? Hang in there with me and see where I am going with this. To grow, there must be discomfort. In nature, when things grow, there is a breaking through that happens that I presume isContinue reading “Strive for Uncomfortable”

The Process for Living an Intentional Life

What does it mean to live with intention? I suspect that the answer is different for all of us. For me, it means living my life on purpose, choosing to plan what I’m going to accomplish every single day and holding myself accountable to following my plan.  In the past, I had tried to startContinue reading “The Process for Living an Intentional Life”

Flowers for Edith

I’m in the third week of my Life Coach Certification class and I’m learning so much from my classmates and my instructor. It’s exciting to know that I can help myself and so many others to discover that thoughts are actually driving results. On one hand, I’ve been feeling curious and excited about learning newContinue reading “Flowers for Edith”

Shame, you’re not Welcome Here

Another eye opening few days of introspection has occurred for me. I had a situation this weekend that led me to think that I wasn’t good enough when I was being critiqued in a group setting and it immediately led me to shame. My face turned beet red, I couldn’t speak, I couldn’t focus andContinue reading “Shame, you’re not Welcome Here”

My Mother Should Have…

I listened to a great podcast this week that talked about redefining the relationship with your mother. The premise was that you might have a relationship with your mother where you still feel as though you are the child and are lashing out like you are one when you interact with your mother. It wentContinue reading “My Mother Should Have…”

Using your Brain’s Power to Find Obstacles to your Advantage

Did you know that the brain’s main purpose is to protect you from danger? If you think about it, early mankind had to be constantly alert for danger to stay alive. Our brains evolved to always be on the lookout for danger. Have you ever noticed that it’s much easier to think of all theContinue reading “Using your Brain’s Power to Find Obstacles to your Advantage”

Stop “Shoulding” on my Parade

We have over 40,000 thoughts per day. Creating a habit of writing down your thoughts every day can lead to some very interesting discoveries. This week I spent a lot of time doing thought downloads and noticed something interesting. I use key words and phrases quite a bit in my thoughts. Some of my favoritesContinue reading “Stop “Shoulding” on my Parade”