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In a rare combination of talents, Michael is a compassionate coach with an understanding of spiritual and real-life goals. His insight into the human condition and our relationship with society’s expectations is unmatched. Michael is a life coach who can relate to people from all walks of life.

Amy Finkel

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Michael has a systematic approach to problem solving and coaching that I am in awe of. He can view a situation from multiple angles all at once and I have seen wisdom in his recommendations. Michael also can listen deeply and be present totally.

Michael Hamilton

The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts

Latest Blog Posts

Toxic Family: Eight Steps To Reconciliation

We all learn that we will like only some people. The rest we will either dislike or be indifferent. Some of those we like will be friends. The others…well, we may have to discover ways to minimize contact. Family is different though. It’s often difficult or impossible...

Six Steps Away From Victimhood

Stress can be necessary or unhealthy. When we move, one skeletal muscle must stretch, the complementary muscle must contract. Thus, created physical stress moves our limbs.  Then there is unhealthy stress. It comes from experiences in real time, and more often,...

Being and Feeling Successful: Nine Action Items

Do you consider your mind as more work-oriented and your emotions/spirit as more belonging at home? Do you reserve your heavy thinking for the office and your emotions for your personal life? Why the split? Every person’s goal as a human being ought to be toward...

The Word I Hate

Since reading John Bradshaw’s books on family system dysfunction, I have flagged one word to avoid using: SHOULD. Don’t get me wrong. Should is a perfectly good part of the English language. It conveys intention toward a future action or thought, anticipating a need....

Eight Starting Points for Starting Over

Lately I’ve been thinking about people who’ve shifted gears away from their former careers. They may have been forced out, laid off, or decided to retire. Now they find themselves in the uncomfortable position of not knowing what to do next. They’re not even sure how...

Win or Lose? Momentum and The NOW

One of the major obstacles in this pandemic is the loss of momentum. Individuals, students, faculties, companies, small businesses, governments…they all depend on a degree of forward momentum in order to keep up and to maintain viability. At least that’s what we...

Eight Surprising Questions to Feel Successful

Success is ultimately subjective. Yes, we’re constantly bombarded by celebrities and public figures who tell us what success OUGHT to be for us. But if we’re smart, we’ll come up with our own definition of success. Being successful is usually pushed on us in the form...

Seven Essential Questions to Respond to Change

We can think of change in life and work in two ways. Change can suddenly confront us, and we are forced react. Or we can adopt the perspective that change is absolute and inevitable and have an interior response: change is an opportunity rather than a burden. Being in...

Fifteen Signs of the Right Work Team For You

The most difficult part of finding a new assignment as a parish priest was determining the character of those with whom I work. This included my fellow priests, other pastoral staff, and support staff. Only over time do people reveal their true characters and the...

Being A REAL Man

Lots has been written about manhood and masculinity. For example, Joseph Campbell’s writings lay out wonderful models of male spiritual maturity. Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself (Dr. Joseph Dispensa) shows us ways to stop beating ourselves into shame-based...