How to create a personal philosophy statement for your life

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” –Maya Angelou When you’re unclear about what your personal philosophy is, allow yourself to be inspired by others who have accomplished great things until you find you’re own way. Author Martin Luenendonk outlines some ofContinue reading “How to create a personal philosophy statement for your life”

10 Things You Can Do When You Feel Pulled in Different Directions

The feeling of being pulled in different directions is usually a result of over-commitment, difficulty setting boundaries, and procrastination about decision-making. Many people think indecisiveness has to do with thinking the grass is greener on the other side. I disagree. It’s more a case of feeling afraid of making the wrong decision. In short, it’sContinue reading “10 Things You Can Do When You Feel Pulled in Different Directions”

How to Start Feeling More Worthy of Good Things

Spirituality author Esther Hicks says that you are the only person who can allow or block good things from coming into our life. She calls this way of “not allowing” resistance. We’ve talked about resistance before. People resist when they’re out of alignment with what they truly want. In fact, feeling truly worthy means thatContinue reading “How to Start Feeling More Worthy of Good Things”

3 reasons not to make decisions out of fear and what to do instead

“Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” – Dale Carnegie How do we overcome our fear to take decisive action? Here are three reasons making decisions out of fear can hurt you. Fear keeps you stuck. Fear can keep you from being the person you want to be. It can paralyze you and stop youContinue reading “3 reasons not to make decisions out of fear and what to do instead”

Why being vulnerable can be a good thing

What does it mean to be vulnerable? True vulnerability is defined by Brené Brown as “the feeling we get during times of uncertainty, risk, or emotional exposure.” This includes moments when we decide to show our feelings despite not being sure how people will react. I say you can decide to be vulnerable or not.Continue reading “Why being vulnerable can be a good thing”

Am I having Pandemic Burnout? Signs of Covid-19 Fatigue and How to Recover When the Crisis Isn’t Over

Health professionals have long talked about the risks of burnout at work and how chronic on-the-job stress can impact our emotional and physical health. But, since the pandemic began, we have all experienced a different kind of burnout. Pandemic Burnout. That said, how is Covid fatigue different from regular burnout? How can we deal withContinue reading “Am I having Pandemic Burnout? Signs of Covid-19 Fatigue and How to Recover When the Crisis Isn’t Over”

How To Stop Caring So Much About What Others Think

When making decisions in your life, do you often find yourself asking others what they think? Do you call up your closest friends or family members to ask their opinion? Do you frequently “need a sounding board” when planning big events or changes? You might be someone who cares too much about what others think.Continue reading “How To Stop Caring So Much About What Others Think”

The Law of Non-Resistance: Am I Forcing Things to Happen?

Gabby Bernstein says that in a relationship, when one person is growing and the other person isn’t, this creates a disconnect between the two. Forcing a relationship means you’re trying to “make” something happen rather than allowing it to. Are you forcing things to happen rather than allowing them to? Today, I want to talkContinue reading “The Law of Non-Resistance: Am I Forcing Things to Happen?”

7 Ways to Become More Fearless In Life and Conquer Doubt

It takes a fearless person to achieve great things. Fear is a normal part of the human experience. It drives our decisions and reactions. And, it’s how we deal with it that really matters. Fear can take you down a road of endlessly running in circles without ever really going anywhere. Many of us unconsciouslyContinue reading “7 Ways to Become More Fearless In Life and Conquer Doubt”

How to break your people-pleasing habit for good

In my coaching practice, I teach people-pleasers how to learn to focus on themselves, be authentic, and be bold in asking for what they want. In that spirit, today I want to talk about why some of us become people-pleasers, why it can be harmful over time, and how we can learn to stop people-pleasingContinue reading “How to break your people-pleasing habit for good”