Life is full of transitions, and some transitions can be extremely stressful. Transitions are times of change in our lives. Whether it is a change that we want or a change that is thrust upon us, it can stir up uncertainty and sometimes fear, doubt and always some level of stress. One of the areas of focus in my coaching practice is helping clients to navigate career transitions. Sometimes the client is contemplating a radical change by moving to a completely different ty
I was reading an article written by one of my mentors, Paul Martinelli, where he suggested that “we get what we believe.” I thought that was interesting and wanted to know more. He talked about how we can have goals, we can know why we should pursue these goals, we can know precisely how to achieve these goals, we may have all the resources needed to achieve the goals, and yet we don’t. This is so true, and I can point to so many times this has happened to me over the years.
*Please read the important note at the end of the article With the holiday season approaching, many of us begin to feel stressed. There are competing demands on our time and often we create even more pressure by trying to keep everyone happy. Between all the build up to the holidays, it is easy to forget the basics of selfcare. Remember that if you don’t take care of yourself, you will be less effective as a parent, spouse/partner, employee and friend. Here is a checklist o
Fear and self-doubt are emotions every normal person faces. They can be two of the biggest obstacles to success and happiness. While it may seem that some people are better at dealing with fear and self-doubt, I think every one of us struggles with this at some time. We can all learn how to better control these feelings. Identify what it is you’re really afraid of. What do you fear? Most of us don’t have to worry about being eaten by tigers. Our lives are seldom in that kind
Do you control your emotions, or do they control you? We like to believe we have control over our emotions, but do we? The truth is, it is rare to find someone who has complete control over their emotions all the time. Our emotions can dictate our behavior. How do you know if you emotions are in control? Ask yourself these questions: Do you procrastinate? What is procrastination? It’s the inability to get yourself to do something you know you should do. You’ll do it, but not