Some days are just a "one piece in the puzzle kind of day"! A client was sitting on the couch in front of me. She sighed and said, “Some days are just a one piece in the puzzle kind of day!” I laughed out loud – what a wonderful metaphor. I could totally wrap my brain around the concept. I also loved that it felt successful. Even if you only accomplish one thing in a day, that one thing can be mighty significant. The concept came to her as she navigated her way through a series of li … [Read more...] about One Piece in the Puzzle
Believe it or not, many famous people also suffer from Social Anxiety. Howie Mandel, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbra Streisand, Jennifer Lawrence, Britney Spears, and Adele are a few celebrities who have admitted having this condition. The issue with Social Anxiety is that you feel like you are the only one in the entire world who is suffering with it -- in other words, you feel alone. You are not alone! In fact, Social Anxiety affects some 15 million American adults and usually starts in our teen … [Read more...] about Social Anxiety – Does it keep you from enjoying life?
Healthy friendships are an important part of life. How do you know if you can trust your friends? Brene Brown, the author of The Power of Vulnerability, has a video about her then-third-grade daughter who was betrayed by friends at school. Brene Brown relates that she taught her daughter the Marble Jar Friend concept. Here's a brief video where she tells her story. https://youtu.be/6442YcvEUH8 The Importance of Healthy Friendships How many marbles do you need in your jar before you can … [Read more...] about Healthy Friendships: How Do You Know if Your Friend Is Trustworthy?
We see the drama triangle all around us. A zoetrope of rage, rescue, and sadness that spins so fast you can hardly see who’s the bad guy and who’s the good guy. Somebody’s mean, somebody’s hurt, and somebody is stepping in to save the day. The strange thing is that the people participating usually aren’t even aware that they’re exchanging roles in a play that has had a longer run than anything Broadway could imagine. The Karpman Drama Triangle is named after Stephen Karpman, who first descr … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Role in the Drama Triangle?
Business coaching services are an investment, no doubt about it. But when you listen to the top business performers — across the spectrum — you find again and again that they owe their success to business coaching. In fact, you’ll find that most of them continue to get coaching, even at the top of the game. Even the coaches have coaches. They know the value of business coaching. Business coaching is an investment, but business coaching services save you money. Time Time is your most precious re … [Read more...] about How Business Coaching Services Save You Money
Many people, especially solopreneurs, struggle with work-life balance. They find it hard to cope with the demands of both work and non-working life. It’s a situation that leads to burnout, unhealthy coping strategies, sleepless nights and weary days, resentment toward family and inability to focus on work. Work-life balance is more than a luxury. It’s necessary to a healthy, productive, and fulfilled life. The importance of work-life balance is in building contentment and satisfaction in … [Read more...] about Work-Life Balance: Key to Your Successful, Healthy, Fulfilling Life