Turn Off The Thought Bubble Machine

Do you remember when you were a kid, how much fun it was to chase bubbles and pop them?  I would run after the bubbles, laughing and giggling as I…

Is Your Thinking Off Track?

How can you tell if your thinking is off track? Is there a signal that you get that warns you to stop before you do or say something that you…

Don’t Give Your Power Away

Last week, I placed a drink order at a fast food restaurant drive-through.  When I got up to the window to pay for my order, a woman in her late…

Where Are You On The Ladder of Selves?

The “ladder of selves” was a concept of British philosopher, Colin Wilson.  It is an excellent metaphor for how our mood effects our relationships with others and how we experience…

Tuning Out

Have you ever been subjected to terrible music playing over a business sound system?  If so, you know that you are unable to control the music. How can you tune…

How to Let Go of Past Hurts

One of the questions I am most frequently asked by my coaching clients, has to do with how to let go of past grievances and emotional injuries.  Intellectually, many people…

What Are You Struggling With?

What are you struggling with today?   Are you feeling unappreciated?  Do you hate your job? Are you upset with your children or another family member?  Are you surrounded by people…

We Have Very Little Control Over Life

Life is a constant unfolding of events, circumstances and relationships.  I’m sure you’ve heard it said that the only guarantee in life is that there are no guarantees.  You may…

Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys.

Recently, I sent the old polish proverb, “Not my circus, not my monkeys.” in a text message, to a close friend who was struggling to maintain her inner peace in the midst…

Painful Memories Belong In The Past

A few days ago, I received a letter from an attorney’s office.  The letter informed me that I owed $3,000 to a Property Owner’s Association for assessment fees on a…

Are You Really A Loving Person?

Do you think of yourself as a kind and loving person?  Are you, really? If we squeeze an orange, the only thing that comes out of the orange, is orange…