Brave and awkward conversations

I stared down at my shoes. I knew I wanted to say it. But the words weren’t coming. I could taste the awkward. I began to talk myself out of it. And then I remembered what Crystal said. I [...]


Who will you ignore today?

We don’t always mean to do it. We’re busy. Preoccupied with mental chatter, long lists and a buzzing phone. Other times we’re just uncomfortable. So averting their eyes feels easier. But did you [...]


tired of busy-one-upmanship

We ask it to make small talk. To commiserate. To imply success. “So…are you keeping busy?” Yet in the asking we perpetuate the culture of busy. The culture of more. The culture of speed. I used [...]


boundaries first

If your pattern of giving ends in burn-out or bitter-out, it’s time for an upgrade. As a coach I’ve witnessed over and over how we need clear boundaries to sustain balance. Or [...]


is the sun setting or rising?

The question came after a long deep breathe. “How do I know when I’m done?” He was talking about his job. Should he stay or go? Later that week another client asked the same [...]


it’s officially time

We’ve been talking about it for a long time. On coaching calls. In workshops. In self help books. But now it’s official. It’s time. Yes. It’s time for you to DO the thing [...]


intention vs attachment

A wise man asked me recently, “Are you missing out on THIS experience, because you’re so busy trying to create THE perfect experience?” Yes. Indeed I was. And you??? The [...]