• Keep Your Eyes on the Horizon

    Keep your eyes on the horizon. This phrase is used across a variety of disciplines including sailing, hiking, driving, and investing. In driving it means keeping your focus on farthest point of the road you can see (towards the horizon line) which enables you to see — and react to — what’s happening on the whole road rather than just the car in front of you. In coaching, “keep your eyes on the horizon” means keeping your mid-to-long-term goals in mind to help organize shorter-term goals. When you know what you want to accomplish in 3-6 months, it’s easier for you to set 1-month benchmarks that you can work towards…

  • Permission Part I: How to Break Up with Labels

    The only person you really need permission from is yourself. What gets in the way? Your unexamined labels and limits. When you were young, someone labeled you; you were the smart one, the pretty one, the creative one, the tall one, the athletic one, the funny one… Labels help when you’re young and learning what’s what, but once you know a dog from a cat, labels stop helping. But labels don’t stop coming at us. By the time we reach adulthood, we have amassed a collection of labels to rival that of art at the Lourve (home of the Mona Lisa). The problem isn’t actually the labels themselves, the problem is…

  • Four Weeks to Balance: Week Three

    Last night continued the journey to balance… through greater understanding of the self, exploring how small choices effect our overall well-being, and taking back control of our attention! Are you curious about my virtual workshop Four Weeks to Balance? Here’s the outline of what we covered in session three: Review gaps between current & ideal Schedule. Break. Down Identify obstacles/potential obstacles to achieving ideal Schedule. Break. Down Create gameplan to maintain ideal Schedulde. Break. Down Guided meditation Prep for week four: Practice maintaining ideal Schedule. Break. Down Check out the outlines from weeks one and two! Also, stay tuned for week four outline and future workshop dates!