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Take A Moment to Chill

By |January 12th, 2015|

Take a moment to chill

What if you were to take a moment out of your busy day to simply chill?

What would be an authentic and enjoyable way for you to spend a few minutes of downtime?

What could a few moments of mindful relaxing make possible in your life?

How could you infuse a playful frame of mind into your chill-time?

What would be the possibility of taking a few minutes to chill outdoors so you can observe the beauty of the season? When was the last time you made snow angels or caught a snow flake […]

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Unplug and Recharge

By |January 10th, 2015|

Unplug and recharge

Unplug. The act of turning off or setting aside our devices for a few moments, an evening, a day or a weekend.

What could be possible if you were to take a few minutes each day to unplug?

Would you feel calmer?

Would you feel inspired?

Would you feel empowered?

Would you feel more present?

Would you feel more in control?

Would unplugging from technology have you feeling more connected to yourself and to others?

Would you feel recharged, refreshed and revitalized?

Consider integrating a few moments of “unplugged” time into your weekend. Tune into how you feel […]

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Remember to Breathe

By |January 8th, 2015|

Remember to breathe

What is a simple practice that yields numerous benefits? Remembering to breathe.

Want to do something that can infuse a bit more calmness into your day? Take a few moments to breathe deeply.

Want to do something that can help you to momentarily unplug from the distractions? Simply tune into your breath.

Want to help shift your mood? Try taking a few deep breaths.

Want to jumpstart your creativity? Infuse a few moments of breath work into your day.

Want to be more present with those around you? Take a few minutes for yourself first and breathe, […]

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What Will You Begin Today?

By |January 5th, 2015|

What will you begin todayTake a moment to breathe and get centered. Ask yourself what has been calling to you to get started. Listen without judgment. Listen with self-compassion. What is your soul asking you to do, to begin, to take action on?

What would you like to do that would move your life, career or work forward? What could you begin today that would empower you, inspire you or transform you? What could be possible if you were to take the first steps today?

All it takes is a first step.

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Celebrate and Do A Happy Dance!

By |January 28th, 2014|

You’ve done it! You’ve reached a goal or made a change in your life! You’ve accomplished what you set out to do and you did it! Way to go! Now, make sure you acknowledge your accomplishments no matter how big or how small. Find an empowering way to celebrate and do a happy dance!

Need musical accompaniment for your Happy Dance? Consider putting on Pharrell Williams “Happy” and move in an authentic way that expresses your happiness. (Check out www.24hoursofhappy.com)

Then toot your own horn by letting your allies and others know that you reached your goal. […]

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Find Allies

By |January 23rd, 2014|

Research consistently shows that one of the keys to making lasting change is having support, which means you’ll want to find allies to support you on your journey. A true support team of allies encourages our growth and forward movement, helps us to appreciate our progress and celebrates our successes.

Take a moment to identify the people in your life who truly encourage your personal and professional growth. Is it a close friend, a family member, a spouse or partner, a colleague, a mentor, a coach, a boss or a small group of individuals who are all working toward a similar […]

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Document The Journey

By |January 21st, 2014|

Taking the time to document the journey and learn from it can help you to uncover new insights about what empowers you and what gets in your way. It can help you to gain clarity on what is propelling you forward and what is stopping you in your tracks.

Journaling allows you to peel back the layers, access your core truths and increase your level of personal awareness. It also allows you to celebrate your accomplishments and progress.

When we learn, we grow. When we grow, we move forward. When we move forward, we are able to sustain changes.

Flourishing Practice

Consider taking a […]

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Underlying Commitments

By |January 20th, 2014|

Making changes in our lives, our career or our work can be a journey in and of itself. It takes a series of baby steps to reach our goal and to truly be able to sustain the desired change over time. And along the path of change, we are likely to encounter some unexpected obstacles or boulders.

The majority of the obstacles or boulders that we find on our path of change are self-made. We put them in our way, although we often don’t want to admit that. These boulders can take the form of: actions, emotions, behaviors or thinking. Boulders […]

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Take Action

By |January 19th, 2014|

Believe it or not the act of planning and taking action steps is easy. No really, it is!! The hard work is saying that we want something to happen in our lives or work and then not doing anything about it day after day after day! That is what really drains our energy and keeps us from achieving our goals and manifesting our intentions.

I once heard someone describe it this way: “If something is hard, you probably haven’t started yet!” And they were right! We usually complain the most about the actions we have yet to take. Once we shift our […]

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Know How You Want To Feel

By |January 17th, 2014|

Do you know how you want to feel in your work, career or life? How would you feel if your heart-felt intentions manifested? Can you imagine how you would feel if you achieved your business, professional or personal goals this year? Try to tap into these feelings.

Too often we set out to pursue a goal or make a change without having a compelling motivation. We say things like “I want to lose weight,” or “I want a new job,” or “I want more clients.” But we forget to infuse those goal statements with meaning and motivation. We don’t feel into them. When […]

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