• Tips on how to calm yourself under pressure…

        “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales.   This past week could have been viewed as chaotic for me. My granddaughter was born on Saturday. I was […]

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  • Your Livelihood Spirit Balance… Your Choice if it’s Out of Whack…

            So yesterday in the office, a colleague of mine was complaining about how overworked he was telling me he hasn’t had a free weekend in over 2 months. That’s absolutely absurd. Of course the Mindset Transformation Coach in me kicked in… Management doesn’t force you to work extra time “unpaid”. Management isn’t going […]

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  • Patience…

        It was late summer.  They start draining the lake that time of year in preparation for winter to reduce ice damage to the shorelines.  Time to pull the boat out of the water, clean it up and get it winterized. My youngest was going on an adventure with his father which my oldest […]

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  • Achieving Goals While Avoiding Distractions

        “You can always find a distraction if you’re looking for one.” ~ Tom Kite Your goals are set.  You’re visualizing them through to fruition. Unfortunately, distractions can get in the way of progress!  Too often, even the slightest distraction ends up being the difference between achieving your goals and missing the mark. It’s […]

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  • The Dreaded Phone Call…

        I was at work maybe 15 minutes.  My ex called to tell me that he had just dropped off our younger son at my place.   While on the office phone, my cell phone rings and it’s our oldest son. “Hey buddy, what’s up?”  “Mom, I’ve been in an accident.”  With a phone on […]

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  • Routines and Habits

      Routines and habits are essential to having consistency and balance in our life. I’ve been reevaluating mine this past week and have updated my morning routine.   Morning routines are quite common, and most people are pretty set in what they do when they wake up. Morning routines are great for getting the day started […]

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  • Learning to Appreciate Stress…

      Learning to appreciate stress, which is usually viewed negatively, can help balance your emotions.  Stress can actually have some surprising benefits. Let’s look at how we can consider stress from a different perspective.  Long-lasting stress and anxiety doesn’t serve anyone. However, there are some limited instances of short-term stress that can be beneficial.  Stress […]

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  • Co-Parenting as a Divorced Couple…

        Co-Parenting as a divorced couple can definitely add stress to the already challenging job of being a parent. Especially, when one parent wants to control almost every situation. It’s tough because your relationship has ended, but you still both have a responsibility to take care of your kids. This is why it’s crucial […]

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  • Finding Inner Balance in a COVID-19 Socially Distanced World

        With the Coronavirus, aka COVID-19, our world has completely changed over the past few months in terms of how we connect because of social distancing mandates.  The world that we live in now, is ‘hyper-connected’ through technology.  All but our frontline heroes, and even some of them, are now working from home.  Most […]

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  • Corona’s Other Side…

        Just as I thought things were settling down, and that I could relax into retirement, the Coronavirus Pandemic put us all in lock down.  We’re all forced to work from home, keep our distance from one another and life as we knew it has completely changed.  The financial markets are crashing, people are […]

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