Tag Archives: empowering language

The Bluebird of Happiness is Not in Your Future.

Sorry to have to bring this to your attention.  But the Bluebird of Happiness is not in your future. So you can put away the field guide, the binoculars, and that picnic lunch you brought. How do I know this, … Continue reading

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Hear No Evil

As children, most of us were taught to “say please and thank you.” Marshall Rosenberg said that anytime anyone expresses anything they are always either saying “please” or “thank you.” Often what we hear people say does not sound like … Continue reading

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Making the Shift

So far in the past few posts we’ve covered Energy, Consciousness, Catabolic & Anabolic Energy, and Responsibility. Today, I will cover the basics of shifting from catabolic energy to anabolic energy.  As mentioned previously, the first step is awareness. Being … Continue reading

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Taking the Power Back

I often hear people explain that someone or something “makes” them angry. Or happy. Or sad. Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?

I have heard it said that the human brain thinks 60,000 thoughts per day on average. That is a LOT of thinking. And just how many of those thoughts are we really even aware of? Continue reading

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Words with Friends

One of my real passions is helping people communicate better, and one of the beliefs I have about communication is that it works better when people are being themselves.  So, in an effort to help people communicate better, and in … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?

When was the last time you really listened to someone?  And when was the last time you really felt heard?  Did you know that “being heard” is considered a basic human need?  And yet I often have clients tell me … Continue reading

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Empowering Language – Part II

How many times today have you used the phrase, “have to”? Do you start your day by making a “to-do” list that begins with the question “what do I have to do today?” Continue reading

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Empowering Language – Part I

There are a few small changes in our language that have the potential to make a huge shift in how we show up in the world, to others and to ourselves. Continue reading

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