Life Without Willpower

Willpower is not your friend. When you need it most, it’s not there for you. It leaves you high and dry time and again with nothing to show for it. It’s time to break up with ol’ Will. At the very least, it’s time to radically re-define your relationship. It’s not really Will’s fault. Let’s […]

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Are You Who You Want to Be?

Who are you, really? One of my favorite things to do with clients who are looking for positive change in their lives and relationships is to have them take some time to ponder that question. Of course, the next ~ and more important ~ question is this: Are you who you want to be? For some, […]


Mind-Body Health is a Two-Way Street

We’ve always known about the connection between our physical and mental health. But how much do you really know? Here’s a short little quiz to test your knowledge. To make it even easier, all of the questions are true or false. You’ve got a 50/50 chance, so give it a shot!   That wasn’t too bad, […]

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Stop Making New Year's Resolutions

Before You Make Those New Year’s Resolutions . . .

Don’t. Just don’t. The Pit of Broken Resolutions is not a fun place to try to climb out of. You know. You’ve been there. It’s not that you didn’t try. You gave it your best shot. If it makes you feel any better, that puts you with 92% of people who made resolutions. Forget resolutions. Be […]


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Radical Thankfulness

In a couple of days, it will be November.  A lot of things are going to happen starting on November 1st.  We will hear more Christmas music in stores and see more lights and decorations go up. [For the record, I saw a lit Christmas tree in my neighbor’s living room as I was driving […]


Quit Waiting and Enjoy Every Day

Are you waiting for the Next Thing?  You know, the next big event, promotion, date, spontaneous influx of cash?  Or are you enjoying the day, as it is, with the pile of bills, nothing terribly exciting on your social calendar, and your team suffering yet another humiliating loss? Some say life is short.  Sometimes, though, it […]

Enjoy Every Day