• You Already Know

    One of my favorite parts of being a coach is reintroducing my clients to their own "knowing". The kind of knowing that happens in the body rather than the brain. The kind of knowing that sends energized chills down your spine, causes you to breathe deeper, and allows you to see clearer. It has the comfort of a return home and the excitement of a fresh start all in one. The best part is that we are all born with this. Somewhere along the way, we lose touch with our “knowing”. You stop listening when it tells you to do something different than your friends want you to do. You…

  • Choose it or Change it

    For a very long time my grandparents had a pre-remote TV. Any time I wanted to change the channel or volume, I had to get up from the couch or floor, walk over to the TV and adjust it. Of course at the time I couldn’t appreciate the beauty of that old pre-remote TV. Because of the pace at which everyone is moving (and expected to move), I view taking the time and effort to consciously choose something as a luxury rather than inconvenience. Making conscious (without external pressure or internal reactivity) choices is a sign of mindfulness, power, and authenticity. Stepping away from the automatic responses and outdated belief systems that…

  • Contribution Quiets the Ego

      Lately my clients have been experiencing “crises” of the ego. That part of you that wants to be recognized. That part of you that feels wronged when you get less recognition for that project on which you did equal work as your coworker(s). People often banish the ego to the “shadow self” or dark side of the personality, ignoring it or otherwise sweeping it under the rug; similar to people’s reaction to fear. Also like fear, our ego can inform us.   Maybe we do need to stand up and ask for recognition for something. But more often than not, the ego feels like a child who is crying…