Put Down Your To-Do List

Put Down Your To-Do List

Turn off “I should” and “I have to”! Personal growth, learning, introspection and new habits—as a personal development and relationship coach, I am all for these things. I personally live and breathe these positive practices and I encourage my...
Swinging Through Transition

Swinging Through Transition

Change. It’s constant. And it’s in every area of our lives: health, work, family, and internally. I say it often because it’s true: change is the only constant in life. It’s a part of life. Period. So why do we have so much trouble with it? As humans, our dislike for...
Managing Relationships in Difficult Times

Managing Relationships in Difficult Times

Managing relationships is difficult at the best of times. As we face the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are reminded of how small the world really is and how similar we are. At the same time, we cannot help but see just how unique we are as individuals.  One thing that...
Do you need praise and acknowledgment?

Do you need praise and acknowledgment?

“That was great!”    “You are fantastic!”    “You are so talented!”     Compliments are so important to our well-being. For some reason, however, they are also hard to receive. We want compliments, but then we don’t.    For some of my clients, as...
Healthy Conflict, Healthy Relationships

Healthy Conflict, Healthy Relationships

Why You Should Disagree With Others You should disagree with others. No, really. And then you should agree to disagree.  Recently, after a day of coaching sessions focused on conflict and relationships, I realized, once again, how little we are trained in life on how...
Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

I am perfectly imperfect. And I think you are, too.  My daughter and I like to joke that we are masters at being “perfectly imperfect.” It is a label that makes us feel proud, providing us with a real sense of relief. It’s also a concept that I...