Category: career

Have you forgotten how to play?

My kiddo: “Mom, will you play a game with us?” Me: “No thanks, honey, I’m enjoying reading my book.” My kiddo: “What are you reading?” Me: “Oh, it’s this great book on the importance of play by Dr. Stuart Brown, I just love it. It’s all about how Play shapes the brain, opens the imagination, … Read more…

Seven Steps to Making New Years Resolutions that Stick

I love the fresh start of the new year.  My kids and I are pulling out our vision boards and magazines and dreaming and about an even more ideal life.  Right now, my list of resolutions is so long it’s likely none of them will come true.  So while I choose which ones to focus … Read more…

I need money and I need it now

“I need some money and I need it now. I don’t care what I have to do, just please hire me. I’ll do anything.” Does that make you want to hire me? If so, help-a-holics anonymous might be your next stop. Most people are turned off by desperation. Just like that kid sophmore year that … Read more…

Who were you meant to be?

When you were little, you knew EXACTLY who you were and what was right for you.  You were on a mission: you were alert, focused, intent, but your body was relaxed.  If someone tried to keep you from accomplishing your goal, you screamed.  In fact you didn’t let anything or anyone stand in your way.  … Read more…

The World is Waiting for You

Everyone has a calling.  Something they are put on this planet to do.  Your mission, while here on Earth, is to figure out what that is, and DO IT. How do you know what your calling is?  It feels fun, easy, exciting.  You have an aptitude for it, a passion for it, it makes you … Read more…

2012 is gonna be easy!

I love a New Year.  A fresh start.  A clean slate.  Everyone working to improve their bodies, their finances, their relationships, their careers.  Hope, optimism, belief, determination- a life coach’s dream time. But where does it go come February? Here’s my list of the biggest killers of New Years Resolutions. 1-    Perfectionism:  I don’t mean … Read more…

Your parents have all the answers.

Your parents are judging you.  And there is nothing like spending time with your family over the holidays to remind you that you have not yet achieved perfection.  Whether it is said out loud or completely unspoken, we know what our parents want and expect from us.  “What do you mean you aren’t going to … Read more…