If you have a habit of setting resolutions at the beginning of the year and then abandoning them a few days later, now is your chance to try something different. Imagine how the course of your life could change for the better if you followed through on your resolutions until you achieved your goals!Read More
What is your purpose? If you’re like most people, you have no idea how to answer that question, because you’ve never considered it. That’s unfortunate. Companies have mission statements, and you should consider creating one for your own life. How can you make the best plans and decisions for yourself if you lack a mission statement?Read More
It's easy for hours or even years to slip away unless we pay deliberate attention to the choices we make. Meditation is a proven technique for leading a more intentional life. These are four meditations that will help focus your attention so you can enjoy more happiness and success.Read More
These days, it's easy to get overwhelmed by an overly complicated life. If you're looking for ways to gain control over your life or your current situation, consider simplifying. Simplifying your life can mean cutting unnecessary to-do list items, eliminating clutter from your home, fine-tuning your priorities, or otherwise gaining perspective on what truly matters to you.Read More
Marital arguments about money have been going on since the invention of money. While all arguments can take their toll, disagreements over finances can be particularly distressing. Studies show that money issues are among the leading causes of divorce! This is a worthwhile subject to get under control. Not only will your finances improve, but your marriage will strengthen, too.
These steps can keep money arguments to a minimum.Read More
Do you struggle to rise above any life challenges that come your way? Maybe you've gone from having plenty of money and a big house to living from paycheck to paycheck in a small apartment. Or perhaps you've experienced the loss of a relationship that devastated you but you've been able to bounce back and continue to live the life of your dreams.
However, if you find yourself feeling stuck looking back wistfully to earlier years, and wishing things could have remained "that way," you're probably living in the past.
If you notice you still suffer a lot of emotional pain over an upsetting event you experienced long ago, you might be stuck in your history and unable to move forward.Read More
Our attitudes are often subconscious. They’re driven by things we learned in childhood about ourselves and the world, and by the experiences, we’ve had.
Knowing the difference between approaches that will propel you toward your goal and those that will circumvent or sabotage you will help you to get what you want. Develop the right attitude to “get there” in life. If you want to “get there” in life, then develop the right approach. Valiantly go after your goals and dreams.
Your attitude is your approach to life. It’s made up of a mindset, beliefs, and feelings that lead you to make choices.Read More
If you believe something is impossible, you’ll also avoid putting much effort into the situation. However, if you believe in yourself and accept that many possibilities may occur, you’ll freely allow yourself to think positively.
Then , you’ll apply yourself and likely have a better outcome.Read More
With such busy schedules and a million and a half responsibilities, we easily forget to do the things that we love. In our society, being productive and keeping busy is prioritized and often associated with success. But endless tasks, back to back and day after day, sap our happiness and drain our energy. Energy we often fail to replenish, leaving us feeling empty and tired.
Download my free worksheet to get started doing more of what you love.Read More
A wise person once told me that holding onto pain and suffering won't fix anything, and that’s why I am such a passionate advocate for letting go. I believe that we all have the power and potential to live our best lives, but making that future a reality can be impossible if we are still living in the past.
“To let go does not mean to get rid of. To let go means to let be. When we let be with compassion, things come and go on their own.” –Jack Kornfield
Find out how to let go and set yourself free with this list of my personal suggestions.Read More
Powerful intentions are the things that help make our dreams come true and enable us to live the life that we choose. Setting an intention is the first step to manifesting the process and making these dreams a reality.
Learn how to set intentions that are personal, powerful, and achievebale to you.Read More
Choose your companions with care - they co-create the experiences in your life that will either thrive or wilt. Be open to the opportunity to be a friend, but share your aspirations and goals only with those who value them as much as you do.
The Enabler is a classic Rescuer, especially in a close relationship or marriage. But being an Enabler can be a challenging mindset to shift from, especially if you think you are being a natural-born caretaker or a supportive spouse. The good news is that you do not need to let completely go of these supportive qualities, but rather shift them into a different place and move into the role of a Coach.
Find out how you can make this successful transformation and escape the Dreaded Drama Triangle!Read More
This week on the Inner Circle, we are exploring the role of "the Victim" in the Dreaded Drama Triangle. This is a particularly interesting (and sensitive) topic, as one of the main characteristics of the Victim is to always remain blameless. But there is hope in the Creator! Learn how to transform this challenging personality into one that is powerful and empowering.Read More
The Power of TED* (*The Empowerment Dynamic)™ is a tool for both individuals and organizations who want to create more effective communication and relationships. Learning how to transform everyday drama and opt for more growth-oriented solutions, is the priceless gift it teaches.Read More
Think of a frustrating situation you’ve had with someone recently. Were you the victim (“my life is so hard, why me?”), the villain (“listen to me I know the best way”), or the rescuer (“I don't have time, but I'll fix it for you”)?
Identify your triggers. Once you know where your stress is coming from—a relationship, kids, a workload— you can sometimes reduce or prevent the stress. After giving the matter some focused thought, you can recognize sensible steps to change the situation. Even if changing the trigger isn’t possible, a shift in perspective may help alleviate stress. For example, if your husband is irritating you, stepping back and adjust your expectations may allow you to keep your composure.Read More
What should one do to keep on going? How do you cope with the frustration? How do you keep on walking in the desert when you are thirsty and there is no water in sight?
When your dream means the world to you and you believe that you can succeed then by all means keep on going.Read More
Sleep deprivation isn't the only thing draining your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can drain you and make you feel less ambitious. This worksheet will help reveal what your energy drains are so you can remove them from your life.Read More
Declaring my ambitions about creating this movement for women pushes my fear of failure out of control. Could I be appearing arrogant? This article covers the issue of fear, and so many other feelings we have when declaring our ambitions.Read More