General Life Coaching

Face Your Fears

facing fear of climbing

I have a son that likes to climb. In fact, when he was around 4, he would climb the baseball diamond backstop. He would climb all the way up and dangle his feet off the edge. Adults would walk by and say, “Should he be doing that”? And I would say, “I don’t know, but …

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Perfection is a Trap – How to Not Be a Perfectionist

Perfection is a Trap - How to Not Be a Perfectionist

Perfection is a trap. It’s a societal expectation that many of us buy into, or at least feel a gravitational pull towards, after years of comments from teachers, parents and friends.  Working towards perfection leaves us with feelings of negativity. We feel stressed, burnt out and ultimately unhappy. The constant pursuit of perfect leaves us …

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Creative Structures – Want to Improve Your Creativity? Add More Structure

Creative Structures - Structure Yields to Creativity

Structure and creativity. Friends of foes? I come down solidly on the side of friends, the kinds of friends who make one another better. Creative structures, when built and deployed correctly, give you the organized space to better utilize your creativity. For others, the structure feels confining. I contend that structure is the ultimate supportive …

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How to Ask Powerful Questions – The Fine Art of Fostering Fresh Thinking

friends asking good questions

When I trained to become a coach, the most important tool that I worked to develop is the way I ask questions. In each session, I strive to ask powerful questions in such a way that it helps a clients to consider something they’ve been thinking about for some time in an entirely new light. …

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Ring Theory: How to Comfort (And Receive the Comfort You Need)

Ring Theory

In this time of change, uncertainty, and often tragedy, everyone’s in need of comfort and empathy from the people around them. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with trying to comfort others, while asking for a little support yourself. Having said this, during hard times, doing both at the same time isn’t exactly possible. Enter “Ring …

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Tension Release Valve: 5 Unorthodox Tools That Relieve the Crushing Emotion We’re Feeling

Tension Release Valve

2020 has been a time of significant upheaval, pain and crisis. We could all use a tension release. The entire world is alone together in a big change that we didn’t want, which does not seem to have an end in sight. Everyone in this world has been impacted by the pandemic. On top of …

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