STOP, CLEAR, OPEN: Message from the Microwave

Who among you will drink their hot coffee, cold? I, for one, am usually fine with it, but recently, when it was chilly in my office, I went in to the kitchen to warm my morning cup in the microwave. Quickly realizing that I put it on for too long, I hit the button that said “STOP/CLEAR”.  Then, since I have a fancy microwave ?,

STOP, CLEAR, OPEN: Message from the Microwave2019-05-28T00:41:49+00:00

Self Talk

You do know that you are talking to yourself all the time, right? But, are you aware of the tone of your self-talk? How many times are you commentating on what you’ve just done or forgot to do with some kind of judgement?  How are you speaking to yourself about yourself? For instance, I was driving to an appointment today and there was a huge

Self Talk2019-04-23T21:16:59+00:00

Truth Be Told

Life isn’t about what you do.  It’s about Who You Are Being while you’re doing. And, it’s hard to know who to be when you don’t know who you truly are.  Who are you beyond your roles and beliefs? A lot of my doing came from the need to be someone created by those roles and beliefs.   I thought if I could do something great, really great, and

Truth Be Told2019-01-25T02:35:10+00:00

Light ~ Tis the Reason for the Season

The enthusiasm and the stress of the holiday season continue to amaze me. Throughout my childhood, I was super excited to help decorate the tree and light the candles. Christmas Eve was an incredibly long, but loving process that required us to all sit in front of that tree with our huge extended family to open presents one by one. My mom would hand out

Light ~ Tis the Reason for the Season2018-12-10T16:49:47+00:00

Servant Leadership

“Your gifts your talents your uniqueness are your service.” A Course of Love, loc. 3723 In the U.S, November is an important month with regard to doing our duty to serve our country. First, hopefully all of us exercised our inalienable right to vote last week. Second, today is Veteran’s Day, the day to appreciate the dedication of those who have served our country. “For

Servant Leadership2018-11-12T14:40:07+00:00

Developing Your Internal Guidance System (IGS)

Guest Blog by Lisa Kramer~ We each have an internal guidance system, an inner GPS or road map, that has our best interest at heart and guides us toward greater joy and fulfillment in our lives. Over the past 10 years, I have learned to access my IGS, not only with making big decisions like ending a 23 year marriage, selling my home, and making

Developing Your Internal Guidance System (IGS)2018-10-08T15:31:19+00:00

Asking for What You Need

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Wayne Gretsky Last month, Robin Christine wrote a guest blog about having “Courageous Conversations”.  She spoke about how those conversations can feel awkward and be messy, but the most important thing is to be committed to improving the space between you and the “other”.  This month’s blog is dedicated to the part of the conversation that

Asking for What You Need2018-08-11T19:52:05+00:00

Productivity In A World of Distraction

Our world is full of distractions that make giving your full attention to what’s in front of you is no easy task. So many shiny objects are right at our fingertips, beeping, buzzing, flashing for our attention. Think about any of the black holes that captivate you… endless google searches, Instagram pics, Pinterest, your news feed…with all these distractions around us, we have to work hard

Productivity In A World of Distraction2018-06-16T15:03:01+00:00


“If I get to be me, I belong. If I have to be like you, I fit in” Brene Brown How many times have you walked in to a room, an event, a conference, a meeting and felt out of place? Like you don’t belong? It might depend on whether you know people or not or how you’re feeling about going. It could be how


Overcoming Overwhelm Part 3 of 3: Strategies to Overcome Overwhelm

How many times a week do you come face-to-face with the feeling of being overwhelmed?  In part 1 of this 3-part series on overcoming overwhelm, I wrote about recognizing overwhelm for what it is and taking your power back.  In part 2, I shared multiple ways to notice and reprogram your reaction to overwhelm. Part 3 of this series offers you strategies to Overcome Overwhelm.

Overcoming Overwhelm Part 3 of 3: Strategies to Overcome Overwhelm2018-02-11T00:54:26+00:00
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