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It is December.  The month that my heart just about explodes with love for friends and family and memories past and present: Putting up the Dickens Village with my daughter and trimming the tree. Finding that perfect gift for that...
I have long been intrigued with the idea of archetypes. In Jungian psychology an archetype is defined as:  An inherited pattern of thought derived from the past experience of the whole race and present in our unconscious minds. For me, an...
I recently read an article on a research study co-authored by Richard Petty, professor of psychology at Ohio State University. In this study he found that when people wrote down their negative thoughts on a piece of paper and then...
Last month I wrote about discipline and accountability and how just the thought of “having to do something” makes my stomach tighten into a knot.  Check it out here:  June 2016 Blog I have continued to consider the why of...
In my coach training with Martha Beck one of the things we focus on is making decisions based on a tool called the “Body Compass”. Simplified, this means that your body knows. Your body can guide you in the right...
It’s been said that there are many ways to climb a mountain, but your path can change as you change. One person’s path may be straight up, another way may be curved, another may follow a circular route while someone...
How many times have you asked yourself, “What is my purpose?” Maybe you have felt as if you were not doing what you were meant to be doing with your life but are stuck in the “same old, same old”...
Spoiler Alert! I  am going to be talking about “Joy”, the movie that just came out with Jennifer Lawrence. Since it’s been heavily advertised I hope what I am going to be writing is really not that much of a...