Your Hidden Abilities and Why You Need to Find Them

Looking Under BedWhen I was 40, I went through a phase during which I feared all of my creativity had been sapped.

I was in the thick of child-rearing and running a home, with all that this time of life entails. Most of my time was spent driving kids to activities, volunteering at their schools, cleaning… Continue Reading…

The Habit Course Registration is Live!

Tai chi classIf you’ve ever tried — and failed — to exercise regularly, eat healthier, wake earlier, meditate, become organized, beat procrastination … you’re like a lot of us. You struggle with creating new habits.

It’s not easy, because most people don’t understand what causes habits to fail or the specific steps to creating sustainable habits.

Leo… Continue Reading…

Free Webinar with Leo Babauta: The Life-Changing Power of Bad Habits

Prevent disease with healthy livingOn Monday, April 23 at 7:00 pm EDT, Leo Babauta of Zen Habits will share some of the things he has learned about creating habits (read his story for some of the habits he has created and changed).

He is hosting a free hour-long webinar called How I Used the Power of… Continue Reading…

Who's Holding Your Feet to the Fire? The Power of Intentional Accountability

Light stepsBefore I became a coach, I didn’t know much about coaching.

I’d heard the term “life coach” tossed around, but I didn’t understand why people needed to be coached in their lives. Why would I need someone else telling me to do what I already know I should be doing?

(Now I know that coaching… Continue Reading…

If You Don't Do It, Does That Mean You Don't Want It?

iStock_000000954246SmallRecently I found myself caught in an internal dialog about exercise. I’ve been avoiding exercise, and I told myself, “I must not really want to be as fit as I can be. Otherwise I would exercise. If I really wanted it badly enough, I’d do it.”

I’ve had that dialog with myself  before, and… Continue Reading…

Make Your Vision a Reality with a Theme for the Month

Businesswoman reading notesIn my previous post, I wrote about how essential it is to create a life vision for yourself and gave you an exercise for writing your own life vision.

Often when I do this exercise with coaching clients, after they have written their vision, they begin to panic. They have just written this detailed… Continue Reading…

The One Non-Negotiable Action You Must Take Before Creating Your Bold and Fearless Life

iStock_000010489099Small1“A bold and fearless life” — does that sound unattainable?

Does it sound like the motto for a new age action hero?

The idea of living a bold and fearless life might make you think you need special abilities or super powers. But this blog isn’t about that kind of bold and fearless.

I’m not… Continue Reading…