Making Clear Choices

Making Clear Choices

There are times when making decisions or commitments is easy. Making hard decisions often comes down to the “lesser of two evils,” a coin toss, or simply forcing ourselves to do what feels like the right thing to do. How do you make hard decisions or solve dilemmas?...
I Only Do What I Want

I Only Do What I Want

When I tell my clients that I only do what I want, I get mixed reactions. “That must be nice,” is probably the most common reaction.  My favorite response is, “B.S.!” In a life of “have to-s” and “shoulds” it seems impossible that I might do only those things that I...
Press On or Time for a Break?

Press On or Time for a Break?

Photo by Kat Jayne from Pexels Over the years, I’ve read or heard a sentiment expressed that if the conditions of your life are challenging, learn to love them before making any changes. Or something to that effect. There is some merit to this idea. If I just cut and...
Louise’s Journey to Personal Empowerment

Louise’s Journey to Personal Empowerment

Photo by Brenadette Grindle Faust from Pexels Louise, a coaching client, was in a state of confusion. She had thoughts and feelings that seemed to be in opposition with each other. As I listened, she explained the circumstances surrounding her confusion. Louise told...
Can’t Decide?

Can’t Decide?

Photo by Victoria Borodinova from Pexels   You need to make a decision. Opportunity will pass you by. The deadline is lurking. The pressure is on. But you can’t decide! Why not? Instead of teaching you one more strategy to get yourself to do what you...