Change a word, change everything

Change a word, change everything

We all know that words are powerful – they can inspire us, open us up to new ideas and places, comfort us, and get us excited. Words can also hurt us, shut us down, frighten us, and close us off to what is possible. Norman Vincent Peale said, “Change your...
Mistakes welcome!

Mistakes welcome!

“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” ~Theodore Roosevelt Why is it that we (that I) get so hung up on the mistakes we make? Or even sometimes on the mistakes that others make around us. What is this notion that somehow resides...
Do you really need advice?

Do you really need advice?

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” ~Erica Jong The other day I noticed a pattern during a recent coaching session. It was pretty obvious and hard to miss. My client was sharing a number of situations she was facing...
It’s never too late

It’s never too late

“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” ~George Eliot “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” This is one of those old sayings that seems to still ring true, because it reminds me that we can always start over and that...