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Your Brain Loves Friendship!

February is the month of love and celebration of relationships. Looking deeper into this holiday, we see it’s not just candy and champagne. Healthy and satisfying relationships are beneficial for body and soul.
Let’s take a look at the benefits. 
Oxytocin, dopamine, and serotonin, AKA “happy” hormones, are released when we are with friends we trust …

Stepping into the New Year with …confusion.

Lately, my social news feeds have been inundated with new year inspirational or motivational posts. You might have seen them, too.
“10 things to bring into the new year!”
“10 things to leave behind in the new year!”
“5 simple things you can do to create happiness, mindfulness, self-awareness… ” The lists are endless.
Then there is advice …

The Joy of Saying No and Setting Boundaries

When clients come to coaching hoping to become more organized, they expect to be given new tools or new ideas for a fancy-schmancy scheduler. They want to set new goals that they feel will help them to become instantly more efficient.
Although those are great ideas it’s not always the best place to start.
In fact, …

IS YOUR JUNIOR OR SENIOR READY FOR THEIR NEXT STEP?

This is an exciting time of the year for many young adults who are taking the next step into their futures. Graduating seniors may be leaving home with increased independence and challenges. They will be faced with difficult choices and decisions.
Rising juniors will be looking toward a busy year of college visits, college entrance …

WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE? Part 1

What I’d like you to think about today is WHO you want to be.

This question does not focus on what we want to do or achieve.  This question is a deeper dive into yourself. Who do you want to be while you are achieving your goals? Who do you want to be as a person?

In our pursuit to achieve goals or milestones, we tend to lose sight of who we are or who we have become.

THE MYSTERIES OF SELF SABOTAGING BEHAVIOR

Mallory is an up and coming social media public relations professional. She works hard, is reliable, and receives positive evaluations from her supervisors. She is on the fast track to promotion, yet in her first coaching session, she cried and talked about her exhaustion and confusion about her future. As she continued, Mallory revealed …

THE 2020 EMOTIONAL GROWTH SPURT

We are all familiar with physical growth spurts and have marveled when a child wakes up one morning and seemingly appears to have grown three inches overnight. The child usually feels very powerful and joyful when this happens.
This year, I have noticed that there is another type of growth spurt taking place. It’s an …

When Passion and Opportunity Collide

We all are impacted one way or another by COVID_19. Some of us try to ignore it, some us tolerate the unpredictability and stress, while others view the pandemic as a vehicle for love and service. In a recent newsletter, you met Aurora Brunel who has embraced this time to sew and provide masks …

A SMOOTH TRANSITION

We all have our individual stories of how our children (and parents) reacted in March once it was clear that that the remainder of the spring semester was going virtual. Most of us managed, but for many, the road was rocky and in some cases, things just went off a cliff. Everything occurred from …

A NEW ATTITUDE!

“I’m feeling good from my hat to my shoe
Know where I am going and I know what to do
I’ve tidied up my point of view
I’ve got a new attitude.”
Patti LaBelle
Were you aware that you possess the one powerful tool which can change dramatically your life? You do, and it is right here at your …