Where Your Core Meets the Road

Years ago there was a television commercial for Firestone tires with a catchy jingle: ‘Where the rubber meets the road!” The same is true of the core of our humanity.  Life happens where the ‘core meets the road.’ Where is your life going right now?What is the...

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Seven Tips to ‘Human-Being’

I know you want to be successful in what you do. It’s pretty easy to measure success. But do you feel successful? So many of us are so busy that we put aside how we feel. And even if you feel successful you may not savor that feeling for very long. Distractions at...

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Spiritually Courageous or AWOL?

Would you consider yourself spiritually courageous? In my opinion this means that you gather strength from the core of who you are, to act on your values, even when seemingly impossible. Have you ever been spiritually AWOL (absent-with-out-leave)? This means that...

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What You Never Knew About Life Coaches

I think everyone can use a life coach at different points in their lives. Good life coaches can assist in ways that psychotherapy, counseling, and consulting cannot. Yet there’s a lot of misinformation, hype, and sometimes deception, about life coaching. First, I want...

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Feeling Like A Fraud?

There’s a fairly new concept called “Imposter Syndrome.”  Psychologists have been studying this phenomenon in many of their clients. A true imposter, or fraud, is someone who claims knowledge, credentials, education, skills, or even material wealth that is meant...

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More Play, More Connection

Do you want more connection in life…not the LinkedIn or Facebook kind, but meaningful, personal connection? If so, you will have to make more space for play. Behind your busy, overworked (or under employed) life, you may be living in constant stress. Stress can be a...

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Aging Better

When I was 50 I felt 20 years younger.  As I turned 60, I still felt like 45.  Then at 65 I started to notice changes, though I still felt “young.” Now at 69 I often feel older than my age. How about you?  Clichés abound about aging: “it’s just a...

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Talking With Your Truest Self

Usually when we talk to ourselves it’s for emphasis or out of frustration. We’re not addressing the core of who we are; rather we are letting off steam. And steam just evaporates into thin air. What if I were to tell you that there’s a person inside of you who would...

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Being Successful Is Not Enough

We’re in the midst of a time in our history when success seems to be difficult to come by for the majority of people. For those not blessed by investing in the stock market or working for a solid business unaffected by the pandemic, feeling successful is elusive....

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Four Steps Away From Sentimentality

Sentiment has two distinct definitions. The first is more rationally based: a view of or attitude toward a situation or event; an opinion.  It’s a way of recognizing and revealing our thought process on an issue. We all have sentimental events that we recall with...

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