The Whirlpool of Placeness

You know how when you go back to the hometown you grew up in, how you almost feel like a child again?  Sometimes you can feel it in your whole body, like you’re being transported back in time.  For some, this can be a good feeling, yet for others of us it’s not always...

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Walk Your Own Path

Our culture teaches us that we should be strong and resilient.  Weakness is frowned upon, and asking for help is seen as a weakness.  Am I telling you anything new??  I’m all for asking for help - but only as a concept apparently, because I’m terrible at asking others...

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I Am The End

My Mom was a Nazi. I don't mean that in some petulantly figurative way. She really was. At 12 years old she stood before her class to lead the morning 'Heil Hitlers' in her classroom. All the kids were Nazis. The teacher was a Nazi.They had no choice. She was born out...

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Hey, Tough Guy!

"You think you’re so tough?"   If you’re like most guys, you think being strong and resilient is being able to handle stressful situations with as little reaction as possible. You know, not letting the situation bother you — an ability to let things roll off your...

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3 Simple Steps eBook

GET YOUR FREE COPY NOW If you seem to be spending a lot of time and energy focusing on how you’re frustrated because your life isn’t what you want it to be, then here’s a simple 3 step plan to get you moving towards that life you’ve been dreaming about.   You’ll feel...

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‘Tis the Season for Giftin’!

So, it’s Christmas time again.  Gifts are on a lot of people’s minds.  Gifts have been on my mind a lot lately, too.  Not because I’m excited to know what’s sitting under the tree for me (ok, maybe I am a little bit,) but because I know what true gifts are.  I also...

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Accept It

I just read a Facebook post from an organization that I follow, Action For Happiness.  The post reads, “Being able to accept things as they are doesn’t preclude us from trying to make things better too.” I like that. Accepting things as they are simply means you are...

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This Is A Lie

Lately I’ve been awash in not-knowing.  This has come about by an intense focus on trying to figure things out.  I’m learning that this is totally okay, and actually may be preferred.  As I’ve been pushing to get my coaching practice up and running, I’ve been pushed...

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