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4 SIMPLE STEPS TO BECOME A BETTER HUMAN!

Good news is that it’s not difficult to make simple changes to increase our self-awareness about who we are and how we relate to others. Let’s get started! Here are 4 simple ways to level up your relationships.

1-Listen more than you talk.

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what …

WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE? Part 2

In the last newsletter, I introduced this topic and I loved your feedback about how this resonated with you! Generally, most of the self-aware and insightful readers of this newsletter admitted that they really don’t give significant thought to this question. Indeed, people think about what they want to be, but not who.
The truth …

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

It’s possible that by this time, your college students have returned home for the semester and will remain home until near the end of January. Thanks to COVID_19, the semester break is longer than the typical winter holiday, so let’s talk about how to make this break a peaceful transition. First of all, realize that …

VIRTUAL COACHING

By this time in the quarantine, many of you have done many things virtually. Doctor’s appointments, work, school-the list is endless!
Coaching is no different. In fact, I was trained to have virtual sessions, and in fact many of my first coaching clients were indeed all virtual. Therefore, the transition to virtual coaching was not …

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 …

RANDOM THOUGHTS DURING THE QUARANTINE

Houston is quite nice with only about 20% of its usual traffic.
Many people are amazingly generous with their time and talents.
Quarantining seems to breed lots of conspiracy theories.
Sometimes my neighborhood looks like a Mardi Gras parade without the costumes.
Why don’t some runners at Memorial Park social distance?
Why do some runners at Memorial Park …

GOLDILOCKS AND THE CORONAVIRUS

My friends and family have heard me complain incessantly about a few runners at Memorial Park (a popular park for runners in Houston) who refuse to engage in social distancing. Over the past few weeks, I have jumped into shrubs to avoid contact, been splashed with someone else’s sweat, and witnessed other runners and …

OUR NEW NORMAL

These are times when we learn about ourselves, and we then have the opportunity to alter what we’d like to see changed. Out of what lens are you seeing your quarantine, yourself, your opportunities?

Questions to ponder:

1-How have I “shown up” in the past two weeks?

2-What have I learned about myself in the last two …

GUESS WHO’S HOME FOR THE SEMESTER?

If you have college age students or young adults it’s quite possible you acquired new house guests in the past two weeks. While many of us are thrilled to have our families intact, is critical to get out of the gate on a good foot.
First, we want to acknowledge that their lives have …

Dealing with Violence and Fear in Today’s World

It is difficult, if not impossible, to ignore the violence and destruction we see on an almost daily basis. Clients and friends share that they are frightened for their children and for themselves. This makes perfect sense, considering all the shootings, road rage, and truly tragic occurrences that take place both locally and in …