When Helping is Harmful

I believe we are all here to help each other.  Helping others is admirable, but there is a tipping point.  If we help too much, it can be harmful to…

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…

Ten Attributes of a Great Leader

Too often people in leadership roles are arrogant, self-centered, uncaring, narrow-minded and distant.  True, they may be able to get tasks accomplished by their reluctant employees or have total control…

Are You Reacting or Creating?

We use the same letters from the alphabet to spell these two dynamic words with distinctly different, nearly opposite meanings.  It’s a reminder of the choices we have when we…

Are You Clinging To A Dead-End Relationship?

Sometimes giving up is the answer. To continue to stay in a dead-end relationship because you don’t want to give up, may not always the best option in romantic relationships….

When is Enough, Enough?

I wish there was an easy, multiple choice test a person could take to determine if it is time to leave a relationship, change jobs, close a business, walk away…

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…

Setting Boundaries with Difficult People

Maybe the world has always been this way, but in recent years, there seems to be a wide-spread trend toward self-centeredness.  Not only obsession with what the self wants or…

My Go-to Prayer

When life is challenging, my go-to prayer is the short version of “The Serenity Prayer”.   That simple prayer contains great wisdom, and I use it to help ground myself, when…