Monthly Archives January 2016

4 Steps for Making Consistently Strong Choices

You’ve made them before, though perhaps not by this name.  Those Strong Choices, where you just know in your gut and in your brain that one option is just. the. Right. Thing. Capitalized. Period. No doubts whatsoever.   Strong Choices: they are clear-cut, in your long-term best interest, and support your larger goals.  And they just plain FEEL GOOD.   Sometimes they just happen on their own (How did all my daily meditation sessions just happen all week??  Sweet!)  Sometimes it takes a little finagling with your inner lazy-lump (C’mon!  you know you’ll feel so much better after that walk / run
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I Succeed With a Little Help From My… Tools

It’s never easy to go it alone. So many times I’ve thought: I have everything handled; I’m smart and capable; I help others with their issues…  I can TOTALLY just figure it all out myself! But when it comes to my own stuff, I find that I need to reach out for help and rely on the wisdom and brilliance of so many others who have come before me.   For many of us (who, me?) this doesn’t come easily, being the smart, creative do-it-alls that we are. But I’m here to tell you that the right tool, the right
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To Move Forward You Must Look Back

The new year is upon us, inevitable, exciting, and full of possibilities. And even though I don’t subscribe to the arbitrariness of a calendar flip as a guidepost for new beginnings, I can’t help but get a bit caught up in the excitement. Shiny new calendars, flipped to a crisp blank page. So full of promise, whispering “you can do it! THIS is the year…. use me!” But as with anything, to move forward, we must first look back; for every beginning, there is a corresponding ending. I find it comforting, enlightening, and grounding to review the year gone by.
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