Play is serious business for our health

“It is a happy talent to know how to play”  Ralph Waldo Emerson In health coaching there are lots of tools to help find out the part/s of our lives we might want to work on.  when I look at these parts, ie career, social network, finances, etc, it is fun and recreation that always […]

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Giving

  “the meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away” Pablo Picasso I recently read the book, “29 gifts” by Cami Walker.  This author was diagnosed with MS and was challenged by a friend to give to others as a way to “get out of  herself”. […]

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How do we reach our goals? Don’t give up!

“The hero’s of the world keep putting one foot in front of the other” unknown   I was thinking the other day of how hard it can be for me to just get out and walk.   My little granddaughter  enjoys it, and so do I,  but I don’t always do it as much as […]

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It’s Just a Habit

  The problem is that your brain cant tell the difference between bad and good habits, and so if you have a bad one, its always lurking there, waiting for the right cues and rewards”~  Charles Duhigg I like to think that I can control of my actions, but I wonder sometimes who is really […]

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Are you suffering?

  “99% of your thoughts are a complete waste of time.  They do nothing for you but freak you out”  Michael Singer   I just finished “The Untethered Soul”, by Michael Singer and would recommend it to anyone who is interested in looking at how we create our own obstacles, pain and suffering.  He talks […]

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Perseverance [1]

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~Edward Stanley [2]   When it comes to exercise, most of us dont want to wait for results.   Ok, I will speak for myself.  I don’t want to wait for results, ok?   I have added […]

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Change is Coming

Change is coming   “When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves”.Viktor E. Frankl[1]       Change is hard… but it is the one thing we can count on.   Sometimes it comes as unexpected surprises or unwanted transitions.  Coaching is really about change.  People seek coaching […]

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Kindness of Strangers

  “Your greatness is measured by your kindness…”[1] William J.H. Boetcker (1873-1962) Religious Leader, Influential Public Speaker   I am a New Englander, born and raised.  We are known for keeping to ourselves, minding our own business.  But there are those instances where a stranger has been kind to me, for no apparent reason… and […]

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Can you hear me?

“The Great Good Spirit gave us two ears and one mouth so we would listen twice as much as we speak” -Shawnee (Native American) saying Hearing is one of our great gifts.    We all know that “hearing” a person doesn’t mean we are really listening to what they are saying. There are many ways to tell […]

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News Flashes

It’s not the bullet with my name on it that worries me.  It’s the one that says “To whom it may concern.”  ~Anonymous Belfast resident, quoted in London Guardian, 1991 It is hard to not be drawn to tragedies such as the Colorado shootings.    I guess we all try to understand and  make sense of it […]

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