Category Archives: Personal Growth

Letting it Be Easy

Recently I had a conversation that included the words “hard work”.  My client related to me that a certain situation “was hard work, but worth it.” Now, to be fair, I think we all can relate to that statement.  Certainly, … Continue reading

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Setting Strong Boundaries

This week I’ve been aware of how often people have weak boundaries, or really no boundaries at all. Do you say “yes” to requests others make of you when you would really rather decline? (Are you “shoulding” on yourself?) Do … Continue reading

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The Power of Imperfection

Yesterday someone told me that recently they were aware that they’ve been continually starting things (lots of “things”!) without finishing them. Typically we catagorize this as “procrastination”. What is that thing you are procrastinating about? What is that thing you … Continue reading

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Tell Me A Story

Do you know any storytellers? I mean, people who are very gifted at telling a story? Most of us really love a good story. Did you know that we all tell a lot of stories? Every day, all the time, … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Growing Together as a Couple

  Last week, I promised I’d begin answering the enormous virtual pile of relationship questions I have received from clients and readers. One of the most commons questions is: “Now that I am in a relationship, how can we continue … Continue reading

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When Positive Thinking Isn’t Positive

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg?  Four.  Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.  ~Abraham Lincoln Wait. What? Did I just say that— That positive thinking isn’t always positive? … Continue reading

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How Gratitude May Be Hindering You

Are you happy? Grateful? Do you realize the distinction between the two? I read a few articles recently that talked about the link between the two, and went as far as to suggest that gratitude is a stepping stone to … Continue reading

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Making a List and Checking it Twice…

Three conversations in as many days…three different relationships: business, parent/child, and romantic. One issue: Frustration. The fix: Boundaries. Now, about that list…yes, it is the holiday season and I realize that my title and picture bring to mind the popular … Continue reading

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The Comfort Zone

THE COMFORT ZONE.  It is a phrase we have all heard before, and I suppose that we each have our own perception of just what it means.   We are admonished by motivational speakers, ministers, teachers, bosses, and coaches to … Continue reading

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All About You

  For just a moment, think about the last time you experienced a heavy conversation, or an uncomfortable experience with someone. Are you aware that your reactions and responses were all about you? Quite possibly the other party was blaming … Continue reading

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