Are You Playing Too Small In Your Life?

Are You Playing Too Small In Your Life?

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re too small,” says Sir Richard Branson. You may be thinking about a career change.  Or whether to stay in a relationship or not. And then there are the smaller, yet emotionally draining, things – whether to speak up about...
Would You Like to Be Ten Percent Better?

Would You Like to Be Ten Percent Better?

Let’s face it.  When you set out to make a change in your life, I’ll bet you aim for a higher success rate than ten percent. That’s the thing, though.  Lots of times we set ourselves up for failure by trying to make wholesale changes. “If you’re always striving,...
Resentment – A One Minute Video

Resentment – A One Minute Video

Do you have one of those situations in your family where there’s a “freeze out?”  And everyone is tip-toeing around it? Or maybe you’re involved in an office conflict or with a group of friends who are bickering. It happens all too often.  With today’s extended...
Let Me Be the Judge of That

Let Me Be the Judge of That

I’ve been paying a lot of attention lately to the times I jump to quick conclusions. Sometimes it seems like I’m on autopilot. When I’m able to catch myself, though, I stop to ponder that I may not have all the information. What Did I Do Wrong? Awhile back I attended...
What Defense Mechanisms Do You Use?

What Defense Mechanisms Do You Use?

Let’s face it.  As evolved as we like to think we are, we still resort to certain behavioral patterns when our backs are up against the wall. A lot of times it’s easier to slide by than to face our challenges head on.  We do this by falling back on familiar patterns...