Move Forward or Stand Still?

With January coming to an end, how focused are you still on those New Year’s Resolutions? If you are like most people, some of the excitement and energy for achieving those goals has waned. Now is the perfect time to re-evaluate those goals. Ask yourself: Is this goal important to my life now? Is this goal

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Make R.E.A.L. and Lasting Change

This time of year is filled with renewal, hope, and plans for 2016. We’re focused on the possibilities of the New Year and the chance to accomplish what we didn’t in 2015. But 92%* of people don’t keep their New Year’s resolutions. By mid-February the gyms aren’t as full and resolutions fall by the wayside.

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Make Self-Compassion a Priority

Now that we’re days into the New Year, those who set New Year’s Resolutions are in the thick of making their change. But before fully moving into the New Year, reviewing the past year – the good, bad, and ugly is necessary. Regardless of the ups and downs of 2015, how you understand them will directly

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Dance Like the World is Watching

For many women asking for help is foreign to them. They are so busy helping others that they don’t think to or even know how to ask for help themselves. Deborah Cohan (see video) gives us a wonderful example of asking for what we need. Moments before she goes into surgery for a double mastectomy

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Be Kinder to You in 2016

How many times a day do you call yourself “lazy” or “stupid”? The words come into our minds without us even realizing it. Special K has a great commercial that shows how hurtful and damaging we can be to ourselves (see video). It shows women in a clothing store reading labels that say “Feeling disgusting”,

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Say No Like You Mean It

This time of year is full of too many things to do any not enough time. You’ve probably said yes to things that you don’t want to do or don’t have the time to do. And you end up kicking yourself and resenting others as a result. Saying no isn’t easy especially for people who

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I Have Superpowers. And So Do You.

I have superpowers. That’s right, bonafide, cape-wearing, extra strength superpowers that make me extraordinary. I know that I’m not supposed to talk about how fantastic I am. I’m supposed to second guess and doubt myself, worry all of the time, and focus solely on others. I’m not supposed to talk about the ways that me

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Jars of Gratitude this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. With tons of great food, good conversation, and laughter I am always thankful for a full belly and a smile on my face by the end of the night. But not everyone gets excited about Thanksgiving or the holiday season. Trouble with finances, ended relationships, death, challenging family situations, and

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Just because you think it, doesn’t mean you have to believe it!

Recently one of our consulting clients called me to ask a question about payment. My first thought was, “Oh no, I did something wrong!” In that moment I realized a pattern of defaulting to the thought that I made a mistake when it comes to money. In truth I have made mistakes in the past.

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Be Proactive: Create a Stress-Free Holiday Season

The upcoming holidays and obligations at this time of year causes a lot of stress for many people. Rather than get caught in the busyness and rush of the season follow these quick and easy tips for having a sane and balanced holiday season. Tip #1 – Spend time with people and activities that you enjoy.

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