10 Simple Things I Am Thankful For

photo“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” ~Meister Eckhart

This is a good time to think about what you’re thankful for.

I’ve been thinking about it this morning, knowing it’s Thanksgiving week. Of course family and friends top the list. And my… Continue Reading…

Should You Become A Life Coach?

Should You Become A Life Coach?Several years ago when I was searching for my life passion, I kept bumping into two careers that intrigued me — counseling and life coaching.

Before I began my passion search, I’d never heard of life coaching. But once it landed in my field of awareness, I started reading about coaching everywhere, hearing… Continue Reading…

How To Follow Through On Your Plans Right Now

How To Follow Through On Your Plans TodayNote: This is a guest post by Roman Soluk.

At the beginning of every new year, we make a promise to change something in our lives.

We think about how to succeed in the coming year and have high hopes for becoming better people, for meeting the best expectations we have… Continue Reading…

10 Things To Do When You Have No Idea What To Do

don't sit on fenceDo you ever have those days when your brain goes on hiatus?

You’re sitting on the edge of your bed first thing in the morning or sitting at your desk wondering, “What should I be doing here?”  “What’s the best choice for this situation?” “How should I make the best use of my time… Continue Reading…

6 Steps To Untangle Reality And Perception

iStock_000017097256SmallA guest post by Jack Grabon, LCSW, CPC

We often confuse perception with reality.

That is, we mistake how we understand things for the way that they really are.  Our thoughts and feelings seem real to us, so we conclude that they must be true.

But what if they weren’t – including even our… Continue Reading…

A Little 3-Step Guide To Overcoming Fear

A Little 3-Step Guide To Overcoming Fear“Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.” ~Michael Pritchard

For too much of my life, fear held me back.

Fear of abandonment.

Fear of looking bad.

Fear of taking risks.

Fear that I might get hurt.

Fear that things would turn out badly.

Fear that people would see (and dislike) the “real” me.

Most… Continue Reading…