November 11, 2019

Do you find yourself feeling irritated with others but you don't express this? Are you frustrated because you are mostly responsible for getting things done at home or work? Are your relationships unbalanced where you're the "giver" while others are "takers?" Do you gi...

October 5, 2019

I see many clients who struggle with trying to be perfect. I was quite surprised by how often this theme came up. It seems to be fairly common - especially for smart, hard working people - and lots of women!

I struggled with perfectionism when I was in Grad school. I be...

You may have read my Blog last month about tidying up with Marie Kondo. If you'd like to read it first, here it is 

I was excited to apply her methods wholeheartedly when I was preparing to move and downsize last month. As you know, it's a ton of work to move, and it wa...

You may have heard about the #1 New York Times best seller book - The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. She is the queen of tidying up and has a three month waiting list to prove it.

I am an organized person by nature, but Marie Kondo takes this to anoth...

If you know anything about me, you probably know that I love "tapping" (Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT). It’s something that has surprised me more than any other technique I have learned about in my career. I discovered EFT after I had been working in my private pr...

 

We all have a certain amount of time on this earth. We don't know how long we get. It's easy to take life for granted and expect to have more than enough time to do the things we want to do.

I was reminded of the finality of life when I was at a funeral recently. Heari...

 

The funny thing about feeling motivated is that the motivation doesn't usually come first, and then you take action. It's the other way around. When you take small actions, even if you don't feel like it, the motivation then comes.

Have yo...

 

Most of us believe that once that good thing happens or we overcome that problem or achieve that goal, then we'll be happy. You may have noticed that this kind of happiness is fleeting. You may get that thing or solve that problem and the happiness fades and then the...

 

I’m sure you know what it feels like to be nervous or anxious. We have all felt that during our lifetime. It can be triggered by stress at work, deadlines, conflicts with others, politics, bills, driving, parenting…the list goes on.

When anxiety reaches an intense leve...

 

I’m going to be transparent here! I’m human and it takes work to maintain an optimistic attitude and generate positive energy from within. This form of self-care is critical, especially for a highly sensitive introvert.

It’s a daily work in progress…a lifestyle I'...

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