thoughts & notes

May 9, 2017

When we are freaking out, feeling really triggered about something, it is hard to remember our tools. There is a tendency to tell ourselves that the worst possible scenario is about to go down, that inevitably the other shoe will drop. We forget our tools and struggle...

February 23, 2017

The Sufi mystic and poet, Rumi, said, "If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?" But honestly, it can feel some days like being rubbed raw.

In a nutshell, about two years ago I was hyper focused on plowing through a year of treatment and...

December 30, 2016

I was introduced to Life Coaching while working at the Omega Institute back in 2006. Here I was immersed in a great community, doing work that served a higher purpose. But I was lost, disconnected from the core essence of myself, mired in endless details, feeling overl...

December 23, 2016

2016 was quite a year. (In fact, a few expletives might come to mind!) But before you put up a new calendar, let’s take stock of the gifts, lessons, achievements and highlights from this year. If you were to put a headline on your experience of 2016, what would it be?...

September 7, 2016

Are you feeling reactive, emotional, stressed out and tired? Are your shoulders hunched up around your ears, or is your low back twanging in disagreement? Do you find yourself living with a pernicious penchant for caffeine, sweets and carbs? 

These a...

July 7, 2016

I am certainly no saint when it comes to complaining. Take an example from just the other day. I had spent an afternoon coaching clients at Omega. During my lunch break I went for a peaceful stroll through the garden and enjoyed a delicious and healthy salad. I felt at...

June 8, 2016

What was your Wake Up Call moment? I’m talking about that moment where time stood still, when the meaning of it all crystalized for you, and you knew you would never forget this moment. These are hyper-real moments, like the birth of a first child, or the death of a pa...

May 31, 2016

Here is a great tool you can use when you have a big project, job or event looming on the horizon and you feel the wheels of stress starting to spin you off center. Stop what you are doing, close your eyes and see it done! Imagine that it’s the day after this event and...

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