Musings, stories, and info on good health

How to stop being “fine”

I bet your life is pretty good. You have a roof over your head. A job that pays the bills. Friends and family.I mean, it’s fine, right?But do you ever wish for MORE than “fine?”I do.Don’t misunderstand me; I LOVE my life. My friends and family are beautiful. My home soothes my soul. My day-to-day [...]

The First Time I Hired a Coach…

...I was nervous. Heck, I was nervous talking to her before I even hired her...for our “consultation.” (What the heck is a consultation? Should I be on high alert? Was she was going to try to sell me something?) I braced myself for the call. What I knew FOR SURE was that I wanted MORE. [...]

Does Your Brain Freak Out Too?

A friend called me a few weeks ago. As I talked to her, I realized she was having an experience so many people have. She wanted something, but she was getting in her own way from getting it. She had just received an email from one of her clients. It said, "Thank you. I look [...]

The Best Ice Cream Cone I’ve Ever Had

I planned this ice cream cone. In advance. I enjoyed every damn lick, every decadent bite. No drama. No guilt. Pure pleasure. When you master the MIND DRAMA around food... (Ie, "I shouldn't eat this, I shouldn't eat this, I shouldn't eat this" ..... "I shouldn't have eaten that, I shouldn't have eaten that, I [...]

What My Clients Have in Common

There’s nothing I love more than watching my clients transform. I get pure joy each and every time a client connects with her own brilliance and trusts her own ability to shine. <Goosebumps> Let me tell you a few things about her (a compilation). At first, she typically: Feels nervous (“What’s this coaching thing all about?” [...]

The “Would You Rather” Game

When my two daughters were little girls, we often played a game called "Would You Rather." The objective was to pose a question with an impossible answer. We'd ask ridiculous things, like  "Would you rather get poked in the eye or stung by a bee?" "Would you rather eat a bowl of live worms or [...]