Tag Archives: Awareness

7 Questions to Ask Yourself To Find Out If You Are Being Truly Authentic in Your Life

A couple of months ago, Wharton school professor Adam Grant wrote a piece in the NY Times titled “Unless you’re Oprah ‘Be Yourself’ is Terrible Advice.” He explained that when he was preparing for his first TED Talk, the advice he seemed to get from everyone was “be yourself.” However, he argued that nobody actually […]

Do You Have Enough Space In Your Life?

One topic that comes up a lot when I coach clients is finding a good work-life balance. It’s staggering to hear about how busy our lives have become. Between working, networking, taking care of kids and furry kids, grocery shopping and cooking meals, driving, running errands, cleaning, exercising, managing finances, staying in touch with friends, […]

Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again.

“Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again. And in between the amazing and the awful, it’s ordinary and mundane and routine. Breathe in the amazing, hold on through the awful and relax and exhale during the ordinary. That’s just living heartbreaking, soul-healing, amazing, awful, ordinary life. And it’s breathtakingly beautiful.” […]

How to Raise Your Emotional Intelligence for More Happiness and Success

With so much focus on intellectual ability (IQ) in our society, emotional intelligence (EQ) does not get talked about as much. Yet studies have found that emotional intelligence is linked to personal achievement, happiness and professional success, even more so than IQ. And, unlike IQ, it is a flexible skill, which means that no matter […]

Don’t Make Assumptions OR Make Assumptions that Serve You

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Miguel Ruiz’s 4 Agreements: Don’t Take Anything Personally. Taking things personally causes us much pain and suffering. And the main reason why we take things personally is because we make an assumption that someone else’s action is about us (e.g. they didn’t thank me because they don’t […]

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