When You Find Something Wonderful

Yesterday, I missed a presentation. I was attending the PA Conference for Women in Philadelphia. I was on my way to this presentation when I decided to take a swing by the Coaches Corner, where I’d worked that morning. Last year, it hadn’t been very busy at the Coaches Corner where pro bono consultations were […]

Your Next Step

You don’t know what it is. You do know what it is. Either way, you feel immobilized. Questions you might ponder: What’s holding you back? Is it perfectionism? Is it fear, grief, sadness, or self judgement? What would you do if you could put your concerns aside? When would you prefer to take action? How […]

Uh, Oh, Here Comes Certainty!

Have you had an experience when you were certain, absolutely certain of something only to find out you were 100% wrong? I experienced this a few weeks ago. My husband and I went to the movies to see a film based upon a book we’d read several years ago. The film’s ending was not as […]

A 1st Step to Creative Change

We cannot feel inspired at all times. Sometimes, we feel flat even when change is looming. Always, change is looming. We may not feel inspired but most of us want to feel a sense of control. The 1st step to control and making a creative change is about knowing yourself very well. Who are you […]

Ongoing Learning

Anyone interested in the impact of positive emotions on one’s life and the lives of those you interact with, either on a daily basis or a brief, passing moment, would benefit from this course. This Positive Psychology course, taught by Barbara Fredrickson, through UNC-Chapel Hill, was a refreshing change to my college psychology courses. Since […]

6 Weeks Later

In January, you may have set a goal or goals. How are things going? In my last post, I used a simple illustration of my overall goals for this year, not a new set of goals and “Getting Back To”, as my theme. The example used was the care of my bonsai, which I’d kept […]