Meet Your Future Self – A Podcast with Ben Olsen

Every thought about the future is a creative act, adding to the process by which we imagine, experience, and become our future selves. I recently had the fantastic experience of being interviewed by Ben Olsen on the Ahead of our Time podcast. Ben and I discussed a...

The Relationship Handbook

The Relationship Handbook by George Pransky is my go-to book whenever relationships come up in client coaching sessions. What I love about this book is that it focuses on WHAT WORKS in relationships. Check out the full video review.

Feeling Overwhelmed vs. Being Overloaded

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you overloaded? Do you recognize the distinction between these two? Recognizing the difference can give you tools to deal with each circumstance.

Understanding Tyrannical Leadership

I currently have several clients who are struggling with tyrannical leaders. These leaders micro-manage, express rage when things go wrong, and use blame and shame for motivation. The age of tyrannical leadership is coming to an end, but understanding will be the first step in its demise.

The End of Self-Improvement

When you believe that you have to improve yourself, there is no end to this search. You will always feel incomplete. There will always be a better that you are striving for.

“Some” vs “All-or-None” Thinking

Transcript Hi. In today's conversation, I want to talk to you about avoiding the pendulum swings of all-or-nothing thinking and all-or-nothing behaviors. It's the new year, and this is the time of year where I hear lots of people making commitments to:...

What’s In Your Future?

The future does not exist. Every thought about the future is a creative act in our minds. We can go low or we can go high. So which of these two do you practice most often?

Love or Loathing

We are born into this world as perfect little beings open and loving to ourselves and whatever we experience.  Over time as we learn to label ourselves, situations, and things as good or bad we begin to close our hearts and lose the innocence of experience. We develop...

What Are You Devoted To?

So now 2017 has come to an end, and we all get asked, “What do you want for 2018?” “What goals are you going to create?” I think I've been asked quite a few times about my goals for 2018. Now, I'm a coach I'm in the industry of goal-setting and goal achievement, and...

How Does an Eating Disorder Get Started?

One of my zones of genius as a coach is supporting clients struggling with eating disorders.  My passion in this unique niche skill is rooted in personal experience and grounded in education.  Every individual who struggles with addiction to food, whether they binge...

When To Stop Eating

If we listen our body holds all the wisdom we need tell us when and how much to eat. Many of my coaching clients, like many others in our society struggle with knowing when to stop eating. Our culture encourages us to stop listening to the subtle body cues that tell...

Self-Care vs. Selfishness

For many of us, even those expert at self-care, time spent with family can break down our defenses. Political discussions, swerving boundaries, Grandma pushing pumpkin pie…whatever the challenge, it’s healthy to consider the distinction between selfishness and self-care.

What is Leadership?

Anywhere you are in a position to make a difference with another human being, it is beneficial to practice leadership and be responsible for the energy you bring to your influence.

You Don’t Have to be Happy

I was planning on beginning a blog post series on living an extraordinary life.  I am having trouble today creating a post because, I woke up this morning to hear about 58 people losing their lives, hundreds of wounded and thousands experiencing first-hand a mass...