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Putting Yourself First

  In Martha Stout’s book “The Sociopath Next Door“, she opens up her introduction with the following: “Imagine–if you can–not having a conscience, none at all, no feelings of guilt or remorse no matter what you do, no limiting sense of concern for the well-being of strangers, friends, or even family members.” I remember reading […]

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The Inevitability of Change

One of the first principles of coaching is that change is inevitable. Change can be painful, it can be challenging, and it can be refreshing. Without change, there can be no growth. Often we fear the word change, because it suggests the unknown. Far too often we would rather stay with what is familiar, than […]

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Until you try, you’ll never know

  The other day I was telling a friend that the soundtrack to the musical “Wicked” was the soundtrack to my life. It may or may not be a bit of an exaggeration, but two lines in particular resonate the most with me: “I’m through accepting limits, ’cause someone says they’re so. Some things I […]

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What’s Stopping You. . . Part 2

We are now well into September, and our routines are, if not settled, then nearly so. Do you still find you’re unable to take those small steps towards achieving your goals? Maybe you just don’t feel like you have the energy to get started after a long day, and need to use your weekends to […]

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Coaching Conversations With. . .

In my other life I’m a Fantasy writer (Thus the reason for “Silencing Your Inner Saboteur” being a tool for writers). I blame this imaginative side of me for what you’re about to read. Througout my trainging as a coach and now in my practice there is a lot of discussion about not judging the […]

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The Joy of Adventure

I don’t know about you, but I love adventure. I love trying new things, and taking advantage of opportunities that come along once in a lifetime. I’m an introvert. I’d rather stay home curled up on my couch with a good book, which on the surface totally contradicts that first paragraph. I used to have […]

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When life throws you a curve ball

Before I get to today’s blog post, I want to announce the release of the 2nd Edition of my book “Silencing Your Inner Saboteur”. See the “Books” page or Click Here for information on availability of both paperback and ebook editions. I will have paperback copies with me at When Words Collide in Calgary.   […]

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Is it time for a course correction?

The first week of July and the weather is absolutely beautiful, ideal for going to the beach or sitting by the pool. In the hot summer months, it is easy to get side-tracked from our goals, and those New Year’s resolutions seem forever ago. It is never too late to take some time to evaluate […]

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Setting Achievable and Exceedable Goals

What are achievable and exceedable goals? Achievable and exceedable goals are the small steps you set yourself en route to completing your project. They fit into your daily routine. They are specific, focused on a single task. And they are measurable in that you will know when it has been achieved. With our main end-goal […]

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