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Making Time

Making Time

“Mom, can you explain to Dad what I’m talking about?” My daughter stood in my bedroom door looking pressed and frustrated. I looked up.  “Well, what is it, exactly, that you are talking about?” I asked her. She gave me an exaggerated sigh.  “Why I have to take time to...

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Addressing the Clutter

Addressing the Clutter

“I’m good,” my client responded to the question, “how have you been feeling over the past week?” Having not received a clear response to the question, I probed. “Can you further define ‘good’ for me?” I asked. “Nothing is going wrong right now,” he started slowly....

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The Grace of Allowance

The Grace of Allowance

I had a pivotal conversation with a client last week in which he shared his intentions for helping his kids process the thoughts and feelings they were having around their family’s shifting situation. “I want to create a safe place for them,” he said. “I want them to...

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Choosing the Voice Within

Choosing the Voice Within

“It seems like the world is getting less noisy,” my client replied when asked what she had been noticing since our last conversation. “Can you tell me more about this?” I asked. “Well, maybe it’s that I’m paying less attention to what the world has to say and caring...

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More Connected, More Detached

More Connected, More Detached

My daughter recently celebrated her 12th birthday, and as we do every year, we hosted a sleepover weekend for 7 of her closest friends. This year’s theme was backyard camping. It was also, my husband and I decided, to be entirely tech-free. As I texted families on...

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Ground in to Level Up

Ground in to Level Up

One of the things I enjoy about my work is the ability to speak with enough people about the foundational shifts going on in their lives to see collective patterns and trends that run through each of their stories. A big one that has been influencing my work a lot...

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Risky Business

Risky Business

In life, simply put, you have to take risks. There’s simply no way around it. Without the ability to embrace what risks bring, growth and development are much more challenging. Risk Management, whether in business or life, is about accepting, understanding, evaluating...

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The Subtle Art Of Sharing In Communication

The Subtle Art Of Sharing In Communication

I recently had the opportunity to attend a powerful self leadership workshop. In one of the exercises, the facilitator asked us to partner up. We were instructed to take turns telling one another a story. The speaker was to speak for 2 minutes about something...

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