Guidance vs. Control

Guidance vs. Control

My daughter in Chicago who is getting her masters in nursing, joined a CrossFit gym a couple years ago. The gym was an hour from her home (you’ve got to know there were other gyms she could go to that would be closer), she was full-time in school, and working a couple...
Reap The Harvest of Your Conversations

Reap The Harvest of Your Conversations

I have been listening to people for years. Listening. Helping others get clear on what was important to them. For years, I did not put a name to what I did. Not until I got the distinction between coaching and teaching. Teaching is … I have a knowing and I’ll share it...
Who Am I in This Scene?

Who Am I in This Scene?

My husband and I went on a camping trip in southern Colorado a couple weeks ago. I took advantage of the amazing beauty of nature and spent some time journaling. As I sat beside the Conejos River, I asked myself the following question: If I were this scene, what...
When It Feels Good…

When It Feels Good…

I asked my wellness coach this week if she could recommend one book, one class, one — something — that could help me improve my experience as a valued coach, what would she recommend? I loved her answer. In her very thoughtful, clear, and quiet voice she said, “Learn...
Springtime — Mental Garden

Springtime — Mental Garden

Thanks to my coach, I am learning and experiencing the value of planting feeling GOOD feelings!   Many of us are practicing social distancing. I am choosing to use this time to enJOY doing the things I might not otherwise give myself the time or permission to do. A...