Strategies On Creating Effective Change
October 2014 Insights
There’s no season like autumn that screams the reality that change is inevitable. With the temperature dropping, days getting shorter and leaves turning bright colors of red, orange and yellow- fall seems like the perfect time of year to celebrate the powerful benefits of CHANGE. Yet understandable, effecting positive change doesn’t generally come easy. Rather it requires work, a conscious effort and a true willingness to push oneself out of their comfort zone. That is why so many of us shutter at the mere mention of the word change. Leaving the familiar to embrace the unknown can be a scary endeavor. So in support of a more opportunistic stance on change I’d like to take this month’s Keys To Success Insights and share some key strategies that I believe enhance its process and ease the challenges that accompanies it. (more…)
Getting Ready To Throw In The Towel?
June 2014 Insights
Once again I find myself sharing a newsletter that is inspired by a conversation I had with one of my children. This time it was with my almost 14 year old son, Jake. Jake was struggling and feeling particularly frustrated studying for his advanced placement math exams that were coming up, he was lamenting to me about this challenge and commented he would have been better off just staying in regular math classes rather then “having to work so hard”. Naturally, as a mom and a life coach this sparked further conversation that led to the importance of aspiring for more from ourselves, setting goals that safely push us out of our comfort zones and when faced with adversity learning to dig deep and persevere. Unsurprisingly, this was meet with a bit of resistance and a lot of eye rolling but in the end I do think Jake (though he will likely never admit it) realized he wasn’t ready to throw in the towel yet and at the very least stopped complaining and went back to studying. (more…)
It Doesn’t Have To Be So Intense
May 2014 Insights
Ok, let’s change gears and lighten it up a bit this month. Yes, I know last newsletter I asked you guys to dig deep and invest some serious time in getting clear about those personal, internal challenges getting in your way of greater success and happiness. But this month we are going to bring it down a notch. Though undoubtably, getting clear from the inside out is a necessary reality for anyone seeking their higher potential, sometimes what gets in our way isn’t all that complicated nor emotionally charged. (more…)
Get Clear From the Inside Out
April 2014 Insights
Let’s face it no matter how “perfect” your upbringing may have been or how fortunate your life is turning out, we all have some level of “emotional baggage”. I use the term emotional baggage loosely as a means to describe the cumulation of responses to our negative life experiences. It is not the degree of anguish one experiences that is most important but rather how well aware one is of its impact on their current life and how they choose to manage it. (more…)
It’s A Choice
January 2014 Insights
Do you feel like you’re just going through the motions in your daily life? Are those well intended plans regarding your health, relationships, and personal development repeatedly being put on the back burner? Are you just settling for status quo?
Stop for a moment and take a look at your current life: health, career, home environment, finances, relationships with friends & family, romance, personal growth as well as your overall satisfaction and happiness in life. (more…)