Working Through Resentment

Working Through Resentment

A universal feeling that often gets uncovered in coaching sessions is resentment. This sometimes covert feeling can really eat away at someone and linger if it is not addressed, so I thought it would be helpful to define it and start to talk about ways to work with it...
I Had It All Backwards – Results Don’t Create Feelings

I Had It All Backwards – Results Don’t Create Feelings

A significant aspect I had wrong or backward before becoming a coach was the belief that I would feel certain once I achieved a desired outcome. For example, I believed that losing 20 pounds would make me feel happier, more secure, and accomplished. Similarly, I...
The Perils of Rushing

The Perils of Rushing

Many of us have been socialized and praised for going fast. Whether it is a track race, finishing a test, losing that last 10 pounds in a week, or making money, we glorify how speedy one can be in accomplishing the task. I am all about finding ways to work smarter,...
Big Moves – Big Feelings

Big Moves – Big Feelings

I have come to realize as a coach that the bigger goal someone has, the bigger the negative feelings that he, she, they has to interact with. For example, one of my clients has a goal to lose 50 pounds. We discussed the likelihood that if she wants to lose this...
What will you do with the last half of the year?

What will you do with the last half of the year?

At the beginning of January, we are excited and motivated by the new year, empty planners and vision boards to write down all that we want to accomplish in the upcoming year. However, slowly, the newness rubs off, and we get busy and forget. As summer begins to wind...
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