How to Create All the Time You Want

One of the most frequent complaints I hear (and I’ve said myself) is about the lack of time to get everything done.  That sense of time pressure seems to have greatly increased for many of us over the past several years.  So, why is it

Notes from Your Dark Night of the Soul

As some of you are aware, I've just emerged from another Dark Night of the Soul, for which I am incredibly grateful! The growth out of this one has been phenomenal, such that I'm actually looking forward to more Dark Nights (well…maybe not giddy with

Transforming “What Ifs” from Anxiety-Provoking to Possibility-Making

For all of the years I’ve been a psychologist and coach, I’ve watched people torture themselves with “what-ifs”.  They pose dire questions to themselves about upsetting things, then get mired in the anxiety those questions have provoked.  “What if my spouse dies?”, “What if I

Transforming “What Ifs” from Anxiety-Provoking to Possibility-Making

For all of the years I’ve been a psychologist and coach, I’ve watched people torture themselves with “what-ifs”.  They pose dire questions to themselves about upsetting things, then get mired in the anxiety those questions have provoked.  “What if my spouse dies?”, “What if I

Why Much of Your Learning Has Been Fruitless

Do you have a veritable library of self-help books, yet continue to struggle with the same issues?  Have you invested in expensive programs that promised to make a difference only to find yourself right back at square one? I’d like to give you some good

Who Do I Need To Be To Have What I Want?

“Why doesn’t anything EVER work out for me??!”  I pondered this lamentation from a recent client who was struggling with the break-up of a relationship.  She’d been through many relationships and had thought this one was “the one”.  She had also gone through a couple

Expansion In A Time of Contraction

It seems there’s so much fear, contraction, negativity, hatred, and suspicion in our world at present.  How do we stay in expansion, positivity, and joy when surrounded by those opposing energies?  And…why do we want to? In this blog post, I intend to make the

A Discussion on Faith

A lovely coaching client of mine recently sent me the following e-mail.  She’s a single woman who owns a condo and has changed jobs which necessitates selling her condo, moving to another part of her state, and finding a new place to live.  She’s one

It’s Not Rejection; It’s Lack of Alignment!

What do you think is the biggest reason people don’t ask for what they want and need?  Why do people not go for a raise, try out for a team, ask someone for a date, or anything else they could possibly desire?  Fear of rejection! 

Who You Are – Finding Your Self-Worth

“Only you can be the author of your own story” Deepak Chopra This quote struck me as so important to our well-being, yet largely unheeded by most of us. We defer the writing of our story in so many ways, thus giving away one of