Archive for the ‘Juicy Tools For Living’ Category

Time to unzip the lip? Finding clarity or creating confrontation?

Before reading this, you might as well just go ahead and stick your finger in the wall socket. It seems that’s the feeling people are afraid of when they want to ask a question for fear it might be viewed as confrontational. Have you noticed, in our oh so politically correct world, that many of […]

One question to jumpstart your day….

Ask yourself: HOW CAN I MAKE THIS A DAY I WANT TO LIVE AGAIN?  

3 ways to overcome the “UGH” of getting started.

Do I need to remind you or did you notice January, now being half over?  How about those resolutions?  Are you on your way? Yep, me neither. UGH. More than anything I want to be in the best shape of my life.  Right now.  After last year’s pell mell of one health crisis after another, […]

When Plan B turns into Plan A, then what?

For once, I was actually organized enough to have my bags packed the day before.  My husband and I were headed out the next morning on a real vacation….for the first time in several years.  We had taken long weekenders, but a real pull-the-plug-and-travel-to-a-new-place-vacation had managed to escape our jam packed lives for much too […]

Your best possible life. 5 guarantees for success. Rule #5

Rule #5.  Love and Respect Others. Treat everyone, no matter who they are, as if they were critical to your own well-being. Let others have their own voice and their own path without interfering, judging, competing and comparing. Apply that same loving, respectful credo to yourself. This is a great practice requiring discipline and consistency.  It […]

Your best possible life. 5 guarantees for success. Rule #4

If you’ve decided to pursue your best possible life, hopefully, you’ve also decided to take the first three rules into consideration: Rule #1.  Have a vision for your life. Rule #2.  Believe in your ability to figure things out. Rule #3.  Have F U N. These rules were developed by Brendon Burchard, best-selling author and highly-regarded human […]

Your best possible life. 5 guarantees for success. Rule #3

Rule #1…Have a vision for your life  and Rule #2….Believe in your ability to figure things out……are fully supported by Rule #3 It’s no coincidence that it’s the centerpiece of the five rules for your best possible life. I challenge you to make it your new “F” word. Rule #3.  Have F U N. F U N. […]

Your best possible life. 5 guarantees for success. Rule #2

We all deserve to have the best life possible.  In Rule #1 we talked about creating a vision for what that might look AND feel like. Now, let’s talk about what it will take to begin turning that vision into reality. Rule #2.  Believe in your ability to figure things out. This requires embracing the power of three words, […]

Your best possible life. 5 guarantees for success. Rule #1

It’s always amazed me that we can go through years of schooling and come out, thousands of hours and thousands of dollars later, with almost no clue about how to really live.  The super important stuff, like (1)how to get along with others, (2)how to present ourselves in both dress and demeanor, in various life/career […]

Dealing with your inner roller coaster. Graceful words for Powerful Boundaries.

Ever thought of the perfect thing to say in a tough situation….about a year later? Me, too. One thing that I have always found missing in those gnarly times when our boundaries have been violated is a good script, allowing us access to the right words, to hold our own in those moments. As I have worked with […]