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Finding the Creative Genius in You!

Life has a way of boxing us in when, out of convenience or self-limitations, or even some skewed duty to others we fail to reach our potential. We often look at the success of others and wonder what their secret is; better support, a stronger financial base, or maybe even dumb luck that allowed them [...]

Creating an Avalanche of Change in 2018 One Snowflake at a Time

New Year’s resolutions don’t seem to really work for me. Instead of a heavy lift with multiple goals that lack direction or the detailed mechanics of ‘how to’, I find that focusing on one word for the year fits how I think and delivers the many micro-successes needed to keep the ball rolling without losing [...]

No, Seriously. What’s your SQ?

Spiritual Intelligence? Is that really a thing? Absolutely! Intellectually, you may assess a situation, opportunity, action or structure based on fact or experience that’s supported by your IQ, or Intelligence Quotient. Emotionally, your judgment regarding the same situation, opportunity or action might have a strong, “Yah, but …” based on your EQ, or your Emotional [...]

Where is the Off Ramp? Resolving Inner Conflict

Talking with people and listening to their inner thoughts has revealed to me how we each carry around with us some amount of inner conflict. And if we don’t find ways to resolve these conflicts, they grow. What’s worse, we turn to false comforts such as overeating, overbuying, addictions….anything to give us the distraction we [...]

What Keeps us Stuck from Writing the Life Story We Want?

What keeps us stuck from writing the Life Story we Want? We had been talking for months. But this conversation was different. She confided that she had been ‘circling the issues’ for awhile now. We both knew it, but I appreciated her saying it outloud and respected her more for it. There had been much [...]

Anxious Thinking? 3 Important Steps in Creating a Peace Plan

Anxious Thinking? 3 Important Steps in Creating a Peace Plan As soon as August comes, I feel the subtle shift preparing me for the Fall schedule.  New projects are being discussed, kids are returning to school, holiday plans start coming up, and the focus is shifting away from the care-free days of Summer and vacationing…to [...]

#5 Partnering with the Divine

When we lean into love…we are partnering with the Divine. Talking with a woman recently highlighted this unique choice we each have.  Her comment made us both laugh when she shared how she wanted to turn to her colleague in a meeting and say, “Please stop talking”.  Has this thought ever crossed your mind with [...]