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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 …

GUESS WHO’S HOME?

It’s not unusual today for college graduates to return home to live while they job search or determine what their next step in life may be. While many parents (and their children) panic at this thought, it doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might think. Careful planning and communication are important in …

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 …

ASK THE COACH!

Dear Coach,
How do I get my teenage son to talk with me? He is a sophomore in high school. He plays a lot of video games, and I don’t think that’s healthy or productive.  We used to be close, but now all he does is grunt at me or hide in his room 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!” …