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Dealing with Violence and Fear in Today’s World

It is difficult, if not impossible, to ignore the violence and destruction we see on an almost daily basis. Clients and friends share that they are frightened for their children and for themselves. This makes perfect sense, considering all the shootings, road rage, and truly tragic occurrences that take place both locally and in …

Finding Peace Within

Does this conversation sound familiar?
“How are you?”
“Crazy!”
“How’s your day going?”
“It’s crazy!”
Sometimes that does feel like reality, but how true is it really that a day in itself is crazy? Let’s take a closer look.
We have had days in which we sleep late, the car malfunctions, and the traffic is a hot …

GREMLINS & TURNING THE BIG 6-0

I’m turning sixty. It’s actually a huge step for me to admit my age or even talk about having a birthday—especially this birthday. I think most people who know me understand that I rarely disclose personal details and that my social media posts are largely regulated to cat videos and New Orleans Saints news. …

TRENDS TO UPDATE YOUR LIFE

Most of us receive daily emails from department stores, influencers, and style bloggers with suggestions on how to update our wardrobes, our homes, and our exercis3 routines. We see promises of how a blouse in a trendy seasonal color or a new set of abdominal routines will re-shape our lives and bodies.
Maybe your …

CREATING PEACE IN YOUR LIFE

Many people complain about the stress that they feel, and it is absolutely true that we are constantly faced with many internal and external stressors. Taxes, traffic, illness, and unexpected accidents are unfortunate realities of the human condition that we simply have to live with. Others, though, are things that we can control and …

I’VE SEEN FIRE AND I’VE SEEN RAIN-NATURAL DISASTER ANXIETY

Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Katrina, The Memorial Day Flood, California Wildfires, The Tubbs Fire, Carr Fire, Hurricane Maria…
These are a few potentially devastating disasters that we have faced across the globe, some of which you may have even experienced firsthand. The list goes on to include avalanches, tornadoes, and flooding in many parts of the …

So, What is Life Coaching Anyway?

Since becoming a Certified Life Coach, I have enthusiastically taken the opportunity to tell almost everyone I come in contact with about coaching and how it has helped me to increase confidence and have a more positive mindset.
When I tell people that I’m a coach, I usually get two replies.  “I love coaching!” …