How I Stop My Migraines

If you suffer from migraines or frequent headaches, you might benefit from my story about how I learned to control them. I was away from home, at the end of a stressful week, subjected to unfamiliar foods, constant exhaust fumes, and uncomfortable situations, both physical and emotional. The day I was to leave, I started… Read more »

Procrastination

If you’ve ever procrastinated on doing something that you knew would be good for you, you are definitely not alone! Been there, done that. Many of us are good at hesitating, delaying, wavering on a decision, or not taking action even when we know it would be helpful to follow through. Recently I was asked… Read more »

Invite Happiness

Happiness is something we’d all enjoy a little more of. We naturally want to feel better and to experience more joy, contentment, and pleasure. Happiness is the feeling that overall, life is good. It’s the feeling that causes a spontaneous smile to grace our face. You Can Increase Your Happiness One enjoyable activity that I’ve… Read more »

Soften

Three of my mentors have used the same word recently in different contexts to suggest a way of letting go, of allowing in, and of finding calm in the storm of life: “Soften.” I’ve been repeating the word to myself for everything from letting go of a negative thought to relaxing a tight muscle. And… Read more »

The Art of Wasting Time

How do you define ‘wasted’ time? Is it time spent scrolling through social media? Maybe sitting in traffic or waiting in a long line? Having to go back and redo something that didn’t turn out as expected? Saying “Yes” too often and doing things you don’t really want to do? Do you ever get still… Read more »

Then a Miracle Occurs

These past few weeks have been amazing. I want to tell you all about it, but it’s hard to know where to start… It’s a fact that even coaches need coaches. I’ve known that since becoming one myself. Because no, we’re not perfect and yes, we can always use a little help getting past the… Read more »

Creating a Habit for Good

One of my favorite things is getting an email or a phone call from one of my clients saying, “You know, these tools are really working for me now!” Invariably it comes after a week or two of trying a new breathing technique or practicing a specific EFT Tapping method. At first, the comments I… Read more »

Guilt About Self-Care

One of the first emotions to come up when we think about practicing self-care is guilt. Right? Think about it… when I ask you to take time to practice breathing, tapping, or guided relaxation, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Here are some responses that I have heard: “I couldn’t possibly take… Read more »

Overwhelm Part Two

Response to my “Feeling Overwhelmed?” blog post has been, well, overwhelming. 😉 I’m glad the step-by-step approach was helpful and thanks for your follow-up questions. I wanted to go a little deeper in this post about a question I received from several readers just in case you have the same question. In the last post,… Read more »

I Am Safe

This is a little tool for those of us who wake up with what I call ’runaway mind.’ Minds that go from zero to 120 in the heartbeat that it takes to start the waking process…that precious time when you go from dream to almost eyes open. When everything that awaits your attention in the… Read more »