Emotometer: How to scale your emotions, empowerment

Emotometer: How to scale your emotions, empowerment

When I first began coaching, I noticed language can be a barrier to understanding when it comes to emotions. Some of my clients have a comfortable command of the vocabulary of emotions. Some tell me what they think when I ask them how they feel. Others have rules...
The Stages of Recovery

The Stages of Recovery

In the following article, The Stages of Recovery, I summarize the 3 stages of recovery as described in the book, Adult Children of Alcoholics. I work with many people who use the 12 steps to recover from trauma and addictions. Many of my clients have been on the...
The Wisdom of The Body

The Wisdom of The Body

Do you have persistent internal thoughts and questions running through your head at any given time? These thoughts could be about a person, a situation, a stress, a fear, a hope, or any number of things. The thoughts we have create feelings such as the nagging fear...
How You Get What You Get (and how to start getting what you want)

How You Get What You Get (and how to start getting what you want)

When I am in a coaching session with a client, many influences come in to play. A couple of these include The Work of Byron Katie and Landmark Education, both of which I have written about in previous blog posts. Woven into these two influences has been what I have...
Personal empowerment: 6 steps to better mental well-being

Personal empowerment: 6 steps to better mental well-being

Our thoughts can sometimes take us on a roller coaster ride we aren’t prepared for. Let’s evaluate those thoughts and dive into what questions you are asking yourself and what your answers are. We’ll look more closely into disempowering thoughts and...