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Hacking Life

There are many meanings for the word hack. Generally, however, it means to “cut into” or “gain irregular access to.” Some uses of the word are “positive,” others “negative,” but either way, the practice of hacking has gained…
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Is Being Useful All There Is?

Recently, a connection on LinkedIn posted an article entitled "In 4 Words, Will Smith Outlines the Secret to True Happiness in Life." I love Will Smith, so I read it. Those four words alluded to in the title? "Being useful to others." Smith…
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Giving the Gift of Self Forgiveness

I recently had the chance to sit down with a long-time friend who has been going through a lot in the past year. His question to me was, “if I am to believe I am the Creator of everything in my life, then it seems like I’ve been F-ing…
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Start the Year off Right … and Continue Intentional Awareness & Growth Throughout 2019!

We’ve all been here before. The beginning of a New Year with its promise, potential and possibility. Yet, we also tend to approach the new in the same manner we did the old, expecting to create change. Reminds me of the definition…

Service vs Servitude

This is the time of the year we often find ourselves looking back at what we have experienced, done and accomplished in order to assess both where we are and to plan for where we are going. Lately, one of the discussions I’ve been having…

What We Can Learn from the Highly Coachable

I’m often asked what makes someone “coachable?” Are there some people who seem to do more & go further with coaching than others? To this, my answer is, undeniably, YES! I believe being coachable is as much about approach & attitude…

How True Is Your Word?

Words. A new study sites that the average woman uses 20,000 words a day, while the average man comes in at approximately 7,000 words. The point here is not to dive into the reason for the number of words utilized by each gender, but to point…

Extreme Self Care During Times of Change

One of the main focuses of my work is patterns. They are the only thing in life that is unchanging, and today, it feels like everything is changing. I first developed my interest in patterns during a two-year program that I took as an undergraduate.…

Nike Got It Right!

Back in 1988, the Nike Corporation came out with their slogan, "Just Do It!" I remember thinking at the time, now that's something!  It resonated on a deeper level for some reason, but I didn't know why. Apparently, the "tough, take no…

Claiming Self Value & Worth

"You either walk into your story and own your truth, or you live outside your story, hustling for your worthiness."     ~Brené Brown