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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.

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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.

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Six Reasons Why Friends Don’t Call

Six Reasons Why Friends Don’t Call

Have you ever wondered why some of your friends don’t reach out to you? They seem to wait for you to do the heavy lifting, often a pattern formed from the beginning of the relationship. In other cases they are busier and more distracted than we can imagine, even if we...

The Message in Distress: Six Tips

The Message in Distress: Six Tips

I don’t know anyone who wants distress in their lives. It makes us feel helpless. We look for someone or something to blame, but it doesn’t relieve the distress. Yet if we look hard, we’ll find a message in our distress. Knowing that message doesn’t necessarily...

Change Your Life With Personal Rituals

Change Your Life With Personal Rituals

Most of us hear, “ritual” and we think, “religion.” Yet ritual goes far beyond that. At their heart rituals are actions we create for ourselves that have meaning for us, that support our values, and that help shift us through personal life challenges. We take some...

Six Ways People Feel about Religion

Six Ways People Feel about Religion

I’ve met people who feel that religion and spirituality don’t have a place in their lives. They are half right. It is possible to have nothing to do with organized religions and still be spiritual. “Religion” means “to the bound to.” There are all sorts of ways of...

Six Tips to Get the Message From Change

Six Tips to Get the Message From Change

Do you look forward to and enjoy all changes in your life? I doubt it.  Too much change, too soon can be overwhelming. Too little, too late is discouraging. Yet in every change there is a message. Change can bring joy and it can usher in distress. And sometimes...

Heroes and Geniuses: Which Are You?

Heroes and Geniuses: Which Are You?

Well, which are you, Hero or Genius? You'll likely say,"Neither." I beg to differ; chances are you are both. Whenever possible I look for broader definitions of words such as hero or genius. That said, I found in the dictionary (Miriam Webster) that a hero is “a...

Leaders Without Titles

Leaders Without Titles

Who doesn’t like a title? As a priest I’ve met abbots, monsignors, bishops, cardinals, and popes. All men, different titles. Institutions such as the church, academia, government, and corporations thrive on the use of titles. They define roles. They also imply a load...

Eight Foundations for Security

The pandemic has turned our concept of security on its head. It has generated a cascading effect of fearful outcomes. These have led to an overwhelmed medical community, lockdowns, lay-offs, loss of medical coverage. business failures, kids out of school, and so...

Three Questions to Ask in Transition

We humans are wired to appreciate and crave intimacy. The intimacy we experience when we transition from one job or career to another, or from one place of residence to someplace far away, or from marriage to the single life is no different. Many make the mistake in...

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...