Should You Give Up or Get Up

Is there a goal you’ve set, but haven’t really made much progress on lately? If you’re like many people, the answer is yes. Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution you set and forgot about or a dream that just feels too hard to hold on to, it can be tempting to give up at times. […]

Will You Let Go of the Old to Make Room for the New?

When I bought my first place back in the 90s, I decided to replace the handles on every cabinet and drawer in the kitchen and the bathrooms. I went to a hardware store and picked out new handles, unscrewed all the old ones, and replaced them with the shiny, new modern ones. Then I did […]

Is it time for a break?

Do you need a break? Many of us do, but the real question is whether or not you’ll take time for one. Those of us alive today are living at a faster pace than any human beings who’ve ever walked the planet. Advertisers tell us our tech gadgets will save us time, but as quickly […]

Who Are You Really?

Be yourself. Everyone else is taken. Oscar Wilde In recent conversations, the theme “be yourself” has come up several times. And when themes emerge, I always like to seek the lesson for myself and eventually share it. If you feel like sometimes you struggle with saying what you mean, doing what you love, or relaxing […]

What Could It Mean That Your Answer Hasn’t Come Yet?

“I hate not knowing,” a friend complained as she tried to figure out some steps to take personally and professionally. “I’m used to having a game plan, but right now I feel stuck because I honestly don’t know what the right answer is. I want to plan the next stage of my life—and somehow, I […]

What Is the Most Important Question you Need to Answer In Your Life Today?

One of the reasons so many people can’t find the answers they need for the challenges they face is that they ask themselves the wrong questions—or never bother to ask questions at all. As a professional life coach, my primary job is to ask the right questions. I ask the kinds of questions that shift […]

In What Way is it Time to Stretch Yourself?

When you stretch outside your comfort zone, don’t be surprised when you feel uncomfortable. The longer you stay in that new zone, the more comfortable you will become. Valorie Burton As you begin to make changes in your life, don’t burden yourself with a long list of goals. Instead, get inspired. Set a goal that […]

What lesson is life offering you right now?

I challenge you to consider the lessons your life is offering you right now. I say offering because God offers lessons, but it is up to us to learn from them. If we don’t learn, the same lessons will be offered again and again. Through both frustrations and exciting times, there is something for you […]

Instead of Being Happy When, Will You be Happy While?

It’s an art to remain content with where you are while you’re on the way to something better. Do you feel worn out as you race toward the finish line of a goal? We hear the cliché all the time: “It’s about the journey, not the destination.” But living out the cliché can be a […]

What Are You Putting Off?

What have you been putting off? Almost all of us delay necessary actions from time to time. I’m convinced that procrastination is one of the biggest causes of stress in our lives. There is something in your life that you know needs to get done. Often, it’s not even something difficult. But you’ve made it […]