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My Go-to Prayer

My Go-to Prayer

My Go-to Prayer When life is challenging, my go-to prayer is the short version of “The Serenity Prayer”.   That simple prayer contains great wisdom, and I use it to help ground myself, when I am in the midst of chaos. Although it’s a commonly known prayer, my guess is few people understand the meaning of […]

Are You Really?

Are You Really?

Do you think of yourself as a kind and loving person?  Are you, really? If we squeeze an orange, the only thing that comes out of the orange, is orange juice.  There is no chance that we will get grape juice or anything else from the orange.  When someone “squeezes” you, what comes out?   When […]

Stop Pushing My Buttons!

Stop Pushing My Buttons!

If you are like most of us, there are people and situations in your life that get under your skin.  What do you do when others push your emotional buttons? Do you let your anger take over and lose control of your words and actions? Do you stuff your feelings by acting as if everything […]

You Can Be Happy… No Matter What

You Can Be Happy… No Matter What

If you are waiting on someone else to start or stop doing something in order for you to feel better, happy, worthy, more peaceful or loved, you are putting yourself in the role of the victim and giving your power away. Many of the people I coach, come to me in a state of anxiety […]

Someone’s Attitude Got you Down? 5 Ways

Someone’s Attitude Got you Down?  5 Ways to Find Serenity Now.

    Do you typically sail along through your days, feeling content and able to take life’s challenges in stride, but all it takes is a mopey or disgruntled attitude from your life partner and you find yourself in a downward spiral?  Does this happen to you when your boss or your parent or child is in a less […]

Caring vs Care-taking

Caring vs Care-taking

Are you a caring person or a care-taker? Is there a difference?   Yes!  There is a big difference!  When we care about another person, we experience feelings of empathy and love toward that person.  It’s effortless and natural.  Care-taking on the other hand is something we do to avoid conflict with another person or to […]