For those with a rich inner life, this is for you.

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My Dog Moonshine

If you have ever heard my presentation on thought swapping, you will have heard the story of how I became a dog lover through the practice of focusing on rewards to having a dog, rather than the negative associations of dogs I carry from my past. Try to catch the presentation if...
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I started drinking black coffee. Here’s what happened…

It’s been 3 weeks since I began a new health experiment- drinking my coffee black. Lots of people love their coffee black, but I have always been a cream and sugar girl. Then I went to taking it with just the half and half. After going dairy free (from a previous...
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Monday blues?

It’s Monday. Many peoples’ most dreaded day. If you’re living for the weekend and feeling low on Mondays it may be due to a lack in one key aspect of life…play. Play is about joy. In a world of endless responsibilities, it can feel like a waste of time to stop and...
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Whats the difference between a consultant, therapist, and coach?

You have a desire for more, different, better. You have always dreamed big, but lately, it feels like you’ve lost your mojo. You’ve dabbled in this and that but haven’t found your groove. You know life has something big in store for you. Who will support you in living that next...
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How do you stay inspired?

Fresh Air with Terry Gross is one of my favorite podcasts. I am always inspired by the interviews. Yesterday was one of those days when I woke up feeling exhausted. I had a big day ahead of me and wasn’t sure how I was going to stay resourced. During my lunch...
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How are you choosing to grow?

Clients come in. They sit across from me and ask why things are not getting better. Why is their stress overwhelming? Why are they disengaged from achieving their goals? Why can’t they think of anything to do that would make a difference? Then I begin to share all of the tools I...
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My Passion Was A Problem

To begin my blog series focusing on personal and professional development I would like to share a story. It’s about a retreat I attended. The experience was a 10-day immersive exploration into how our unconscious worldviews contribute to stress. I knew attending would help me better help my clients in their own...
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Forget the money. Now what?

If money were no issue, what would you do? This question has been asked a million times. Have you given it much thought? This is a question begging for you to connect to your wildest fantasies and think about how you’d like to engage in life. It can really point to some...
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Here’s what happens when you’re TOO focused

Michelle was consumed with paying off her debt. When she talked, it was clear that this singular goal had highjacked her mind. She had entered tunnel vision and was quickly losing insight. In her mind, she was doing everything she could- working multiple jobs and putting all of her earnings into...
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Money and (un)happiness

Money cannot buy happiness. Sometimes I think otherwise. Sometimes I think that a shopping spree at J. Crew, or a vacation to someplace tropical, or a West Elm redesign is what my life is lacking. Sometimes I think if all my debt was paid I would have a different perspective. But...
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