A standard of excellence is something you develop – it doesn’t just happen. It takes experience, vision, discipline, a clear decision that it is important, and most of all, alignment with who you are. These thoughts about excellence came after watching creative musicians and singers perform who have spent years refining their talent. They were […]
Tag: creating change
Change is all around us with the beginning of fall. Even before the leaves change here in Kentucky, we are being reminded of pumpkins, ripe apples in the orchard, and the ramping up of seasonal events way before their time. It has traditionally been a time of big change for me too, from starting new […]
The use of nonviolent communication to make yourself understood and reduce conflict is a perspective we don’t usually consider. I’m exploring it because many people I work with have struggles around not feeling understood. The pain this causes is often the source of disagreements in relationships and work settings. Can you relate? It seems that […]
Change is something many people say they want but find a multitude of reasons to avoid. Instead, they wait until things get to the breaking point or the point of no return before taking needed action. There is another way. I am working with many people who have explored and implemented a dramatic change process. […]
Being seen and heard sometimes means getting out of your own circle. Being on vacation was an interesting experience for us and our friends to be seen through new eyes. Isn’t there a saying – “nobody gets respect in their own town”? Well – sometimes it does help to get an outsider’s perspective. I loved […]
There is a fight ahead for us and advocacy is needed in your best interests. I didn’t fully appreciate that I was living in a time of liberal thinking that could all be taken away so easily and systematically. Now I recognize that “conservative values” is just code language for greed, power, and control. This […]
Changing a habit has been something all of us have faced at one point or another. Whether it’s eating habits, drinking, exercising, procrastinating, staying up late, being late, driving too fast, hoarding, smoking, or something else, there is always room for improvement. You’ve probably addressed your favorite with varying degrees of success. So, how can you […]
The term “standing in your power” is said a lot, but what does it really mean? Is it something you have control over and can make happen, or is it something others can see in you? Yes, yes, yes, and here is how you get there! Having spent most of my career getting to a […]
Waking up is a term used to define spiritual development. Movement from our 3D world to 4th/5th dimension awareness in mind, body and soul is one way to measure that development. See how far you’ve come!
If you’ve been feeling stuck, or uncertain, spinning your wheels to make something happen, or unhappy, you know something needs to change. If you recognize that there are patterns of thought, or patterns in relationships or roles you are in that no longer serve your best interests, this will help.