Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Whenever I hear about a woman playing down her accomplishments, I immediately think of how pervasive the ‘Impostor Syndrome’ is. Even prizewinning author, Maya Angelou, after publishing her 11th book, said that every time she writes another book, she thinks to...
Gratitude

Gratitude

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the U.S., and as we navigate decisions on whether we’ll see our loved ones or not, there seems to be a universally accepted consensus – this year, we need gratitude more than ever – for everything, even for life itself. It...
Good Loving

Good Loving

What makes a good relationship? Every relationship is unique, and yet, we can predict whether a relationship will endure based on a number of behaviors. Good relationships take continued, daily investment – as well as commitment, compromise, and forgiveness....
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Ever wonder in your relationship, “What was he thinking??” Nope, me either. 😄 Much of the discord in our relationships comes from differing expectations. For some reason, we expect our partners to behave like we would in a particular situation, even though our unique,...
Get Some Sleep

Get Some Sleep

This might be a diversion from my typical post topics, but if you’ve been feeling fried after this year, well, you’re not alone. When we’re stressed, sleep is often the first thing to go haywire, and it’s also the first thing to try to fix to improve everything else....
Changing Paradigms

Changing Paradigms

Smokin’ hot babes. I laughed – how awesome. I’ve been watching a show on Netflix, Cobra Kai, which continues the story of the 1980s hit movie, The Karate Kid, some thirty-four years later. Today, we find the divorced and defeated Johnny Lawrence, once the...
Purpose

Purpose

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson If today were your last day on Earth, how would everyone...
Proof

Proof

In a competitive world, it can sometimes feel like everyone is scrambling to outdo each other, no matter the cost. There are all kinds of behavior designed to try to impress others. We’re seeing it manifest in all sorts of incredible ways. Seeking outside approval...
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Forgiveness. What a deeply personal process with a universal lesson. One of my recent clients recounted how her marriage had ended because of her partner’s multiple affairs. Trust had been broken over and over, and she was not only angry at him, but she was also very...