Coaching Articles

Stop Over-Spending by Over-Responding

One interesting concept I learned in CoachU’s coach training program was the idea of over-responding. This is not over-reacting, which is a knee-jerk response, but rather carefully thinking over the situation and then deliberately over-responding with a series of solutions. When something “bad” happens to us, it is often self-created (not always, but often). So we […]

Go On A Money Diet

“Wealth consists not in having possessions but in having few wants.”—Esther De Waal It is easy to forget in our consumer-based society that money can’t buy happiness. But the latest research indicates that it may be even worse than we thought. According to the New York Times article, “In Pursuit of Affluence at a High […]

How to Have the Ideal Day

A number of our online coaching members are struggling to come up with the ideal way to start and end each day so I’m sharing my own morning and evening routines. These routines encompass my current yearly themes of extreme self-care, health and vitality and spending time with my family. You, of course, will want […]

Build Wealth the Easy Way—Attract It

“So much is a man worth as he esteems himself.” Francois Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel I used to think that only the rich could afford to indulge in exceptional self-care on a regular basis, and that the rest of us would just have to be content with an occasional splurge. Then I discovered that it works […]

Manage Difficult People with this 4-Step Communication Tool

How to Manage Difficult People (even bosses and children) with Grace and Style A great step towards improving your personal and professional relationships is listing your boundaries and making them known. Our boundaries are limits defining how we expect others to treat us and in particular, which behaviors we will not accept. As Eleanor Roosevelt […]