Archive for month: November, 2014

What Will Your Future Self be Grateful For?

28 November, 2014 (17:10) | healthy living, joy, life balance, mindfulness practice, Uncategorized | By: lifecoach

As my 54th birthday approaches, I find myself pondering on the meaning of life, and what I’ve yet to accomplish in the decades to come.  Looking back, it can be tempting for me to say things like: if only I knew this/did this when I was 34, or 24.   I recently read that if we […]

A Rush of Joy

20 November, 2014 (03:44) | acts of kindness, joy, life balance, Millennial Initiative, positivity, Uncategorized | By: lifecoach

This past September was a particularly intense month for me. I had 3 speaking engagements in 3 weeks, 2 key meetings related to my Millennial Initiative, and an article deadline for Thirty Something Magazine ( All this along with private client coaching calls, and of course writing my newsletters and this blog. In addition I attended a memorial service for the sudden passing of a fellow church […]

What Gives You Hope?

20 November, 2014 (03:35) | Core values, healthy living, Personal Success, positive emotions, resilience, Uncategorized | By: lifecoach

The Mirriam Webster definition of hope: “To want something to happen or to be true, and think that it could happen or be true.”  The word hope shows up a lot in personal growth work.  It’s one of the 24 character strengths defined in the Via Character Strength Assessment (click here to learn more about the science of strengths: It’s also one of […]

3 Radical Self-Care Tips for the Holidays

7 November, 2014 (02:54) | life balance, positive emotions, resilience, stress management, work life balance | By: lifecoach

I recently held a pair of workshops on the topic of resilience, (defined as: an individual’s ability to properly adapt to stress and adversity). We explored some of the ways we can strengthen our resilience in order to better deal with the tough times in life. A key component of resilience is positivity, which involves increasing positive […]