It's been a weird week. Some things came at me that were disappointing, annoying, and I'll admit, they shook me up a little. But I managed to keep my head on straight, I didn't react. I felt incredibly calm as I sorted everything out in my mind first, and then went into action. You see what moves us forward, eases our frustration, is creating a plan for action and taking a step or two. In essence, we can use past lessons on reacting by 'not', stay present with our disappoin
Good morning ... what are you treating yourself to today? It's the weekend, and our last two years have been 7-day work weeks. I am practicing the art of not working. It takes practice, believe it or not. They say to break any habit or conditioning, 90 days is the magic number. In the meantime, I fight off the 'need' to be productive and the guilt of not getting anything done. Silly, right? How can we be of any good to anyone when we are overloaded. So I am treating myself to
Yesterday, as I was driving home, it dawned on me that maybe we don't shake it up enough. Maybe our routines are working for us in the short term but then we get stuck or in a groove so long that maybe our energy stagnates, our passion is simmering. Let's do something to shake up our routines this week. What can that be in your life ... a yoga class or a regular market outing? Me? I am beginning Uke lessons. Of course the shake can be as simple as moving your mat to a new spa
Hello friends! During my work to complete my two coaching certifications, I was able to witness exactly how powerful the ELI assessment tool is. This Energy Leadership Index assessment was created by Bruce Schneider (founder of IPEC) in 1999 to view how we are showing up in all areas of our life, with what energy we bring to our environments and how this energy affects our end results. In working with this tool and in debriefing my peers, I saw phenomenal eye-opening results.