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#2 Honoring Your Relationships

Dear Friends~ With February being the month that celebrates relationships, I thought it fitting to focus on my second truth for Wholehearted Living…#2 Honoring Relationships. Recently, I facilitated a workshop for mothers and daughters.  As a mother of a 12-year-old girl, and the adult daughter of an aging mother, it is poignant to witness the [...]

12 Truths for Wholehearted Living — #1

In talking with a woman recently, I asked her what questions she had been asking and answering in her life.  Without skipping a beat, she rattled off: How do I win the hearts of people? How do I not disappoint? How do I please those around me? It was impressive how quickly she identified these [...]

Returning to What is True – 12 Truths for Wholehearted Living

Whew!  What a year!  2014 was intense.  On a professional level, it included: launching a coaching company (no one is EVER fully prepared for starting a new adventure…what a ride!  Oh the places I went!) developing a leadership team (wow…requires A LOT of on-going communication to ensure mission and vision are developed as well as [...]

The Necessary Ingredient for a Full Life

Life is Constantly Transitioning If we choose to grow, we will grow.  I know…that’s the understatement of the year.  But evolving and growing with life does require an intentional choice….otherwise we will drift.  When we choose to avoid growth, the reality is we begin to drift further and further away from where we really want [...]

5 Steps to Establishing Constructive Communication

Leading well with emphasis on fostering positive community and relational teamwork requires a commitment to ‘weed out’ confusion and constructively address what is causing the group anxiety. This was I lesson I recently learned in leading a team of highly gifted individuals.  After a successful event, I began to pick up on a general sense [...]

Befriending Your Anxiety

She carried much anxiety in her words. There was the fear of increased responsibilities in her upcoming promotion…parenting her 12-year old daughter…watching her husband struggle in his job…wondering how to care for her aging parents…navigating an upcoming move…caring for her twin boys…serving in her volunteer position….it was A LOT.  Honestly, I felt the weariness sweep [...]