Trying is a non-action verb. There is no doing in trying. I cannot be present to the task if I am trying because trying happens in my head. Trying is also somehow connected with a need to please others when really what is most important is how I feel about whatever task it is I am undertaking. A personal look at shifting consciousness from trying to doing/being.Details
What if? What if you didn’t want to change your job, find a new relationship, move to a new city? What if you simply chose to love what you have? How would the life you are currently living look different, even if the facts of it remain the same? One of the most inspiring and…Details
There are many times in my life where I have had to start again. It’s required in anything one attempts to master. In piano, it was Mrs. Grinberg teaching me the scales. First came proper posture. Feet dangling straight down from the bench, as they could not yet touch the floor. Wrists held straight and…Details
Prior to my coach training at iPEC (The Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching), had I used the list of the ten beliefs highlighted in Amandah Blackwell’s Huffington Post article, “Warning: These 10 Beliefs Keep You Stuck in Life,” I would have seen that more than 50% of thoughts I held to be true were…Details
I’ve been following Richard Branson’s blog for awhile now. I love the simplicity of his insights and how he easily translates his business brilliance to concepts applicable to a cart vendor in a developing country. In his latest installment, Not Going It Alone, Branson offers up one of his success formulas. Instead of the A,…Details
The weekend is over and Monday is here again. When I was first starting my coaching business, Mondays were often my most challenging days. They were the days when the ‘can I do this’ questions tended to pop into my head. Those are old conversations for me now and most days the challenge is not…Details
Been holding back in life? Falling short of the level of success you know you’re capable of? Not quite ready to make your next move? Watch this video and then ask yourself again,
What’s YOUR next move?
Every once in awhile, I experience a brief window of time where I’m not on my game. I’ll feel unclear and not as present in the moment as usual. As a former professional athlete, I have a good sense when I’m out of balance or things are not clicking. I’ll stumble, question myself, or make choices that don’t fully align with my values. It feels awkward and uncomfortable.
When I noticed this off-center feeling recently, I asked myself, “how do I get back on track?” Maybe because I’m a visual person or maybe because I’m a dancer; the image that popped into my head was a ballerina dancing on pointe.
It takes incredible balance and control to dance in toe shoes. Just walking in them is a feat well beyond the normal person’s ability. It takes years of basic training to strengthen the body to be able to make a ballerina look like she is effortlessly floating across a stage.Details