Dear Cristina, I hope you’re well. By the time you’re reading this you’ve already survived your first year in your 30s. It wasn’t so scary, right? That’s kind of my hope, that it was less scary than you thought it could be even though you didn’t want to admit it. But don’t grow up too […]
There will always be some battles that are fought over, and over again. However, every time we meet the strategy will be new because we will have experience on our side. I am a different person then I was then. Alice in Wonderland is one of my favorite books. It’s up there with The Great […]
For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, that are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope […]
“If you believe in something, believe it firmly.” – Argo You know what’s weird – photos. I have no issue with candid photos at parties, I have no issues with photos in the gym and I had no issues with my photo being taken on stage, but having JP take my photo for the workbook […]
“Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.” —Isaac Watts I like new things. They bring mixed emotions – excitement, fear, shock, joy. Changing up my routine isn’t new, but I guess the way I’m going about it is a bit different and that’s going to make it interesting for the next few […]
Here’s the blog post to pair with the video on the stages of change model. It’s a bit more detailed about the initial studies that lead to the development of the model. I highlight some of the findings that DiClemente and Prochaska had even though the initial samples were small.
As a coach , I want my client to succeed, but that also means that we need to be honest when looking at their over goals, where they are currently in their life and what they’re willing to invest in making change. Not everyone is ready for big change, hell, not everyone is ready for small change either – change is scary, but scary doesn’t mean impossible. You just need to give yourself time.
Let’s define success. We define our perfect world all the time, but is that what success actually looks like? Is that what success would feel like? Perfection? For some, success means working out five days a week and eating on track every day. For others, it means being on time or early to everything they […]
I know I’m not alone in feeling that some days I’m just keeping my head above water. I’ve said it before, and I’m gonna say it now too, every day is what you make of it. If you have an outlook that it’s going to be a good day the chances are a lot higher […]
You Are Enough. That’s what this series has been called. It started with feeling in between. Feeling that I was in between going through the motions and picking myself up off the ground. Dragging myself out of bed and crying on the kitchen floor. blacking out. flashing back. struggling to be present. be mindful. In […]
Is when everything you’ve accomplished doesn’t feel like work. There are some weekends when I have my game plan written down and I sigh at it because running errands and laundry just aren’t appealing. Not that laundry magically became fun this weekend, but for the first time in a long time I enjoyed my weekend. […]