I Don’t Need Fixing!

The session with my life coach began as ordinary.  I told her of my recent certification as a Reiki practitioner and the shifts in energy I felt since the training.  I realized that over the last year I had become more passive, more willing to let life happen as it...

Defending the Castle

Our lives are like castles that we like to protect.  Two tools I’ve found useful are vigilance and judgment.  Vigilance is devoted attentiveness or watchfulness.  Judgment in this case is the formation of an opinion after consideration or deliberation and the capacity...

Days of Light Within

In my last post, Days of Darkness Within, I wrote about a stretch of sadness, loneliness and disorder I recently encountered.  It happens whenever I’m blindsided by incidents that question my value and self-respect.  My coach suggested I observe this feeling and see...

Days of Darkness Within

There are days, even weeks, when I feel great about my life.  After many years of working on my interior disposition, I’ve slowly learned to manage many of the internal saboteurs that trip me up.  I’m at my best when I’m accomplishing something though.  Writing,...

Triggered!

An email correspondent from England recently wrote to me with a question.  My response follows.  I invite any reader to email me with questions or concerns so that I might offer any help I can. Dear Man’s Coach, I hope all is well with you. There is something I wanted...