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10 Things You Need to Know to Get Sh*t Done

Have you ever found yourself running up against a mental block that simply will not move, no matter what you try? Have you felt weighed down by the heaviness of that dreaded “slump”? Has your mind tried to tell you that you’re incapable of overcoming your lethargy to accomplish the task at hand? We’ve all […]

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Steps for Business Owners to Evaluate Progress and Set Strong New Year Goals

It’s time to set new year goals! December is a time to evaluate our progress and make plans for the new year. If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, follow my steps for success as you set new goals for your business:   1.     Celebrate your progress before you outline new year goals We are […]

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How to Build a Team as an Entrepreneur: Character Traits to Look for When You Hire

Entrepreneurs and small business owners, are you ready to build a team and scale your business? Recently, I shared my burnout story as a beginning entrepreneur. A friend recommended the book Who Not How by Dan Sullivan, and it taught me the importance of finding the right people to support you on your journey. I […]

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How My Burnout Story Will Help You Grow Your Business

As a small business owner, I’ve experienced burnout. I’ve overcome many obstacles as I’ve grown my business, and I help my coaching clients do the same. Today I want to share my story and how I overcame entrepreneur burnout to scale my business and achieve my goals. I took a leap of faith and started […]

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How Strong Boundaries in Relationships Build Trust

Why is it important to set boundaries in relationships? “Boundaries” often carry a negative connotation, so I shared my personal definition in a recent blog. Boundaries are about setting expectations for ourselves and others. We need to communicate our needs and expectations to our friends, family, and romantic partners. It’s important to have conversations about […]

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How to Set Boundaries that Protect Your Mental Health

Do you know how to set boundaries? Last week, I shared why boundaries are critical for our personal growth. Setting expectations – for ourselves, and others – allows us to communicate our needs. Healthy boundaries prevent burnout and overwhelm.   How to set boundaries Be proactive, not reactive. Set boundaries today to communicate your needs […]

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Why Healthy Boundaries Are Critical for Our Personal Growth

What does it mean to set healthy boundaries for ourselves? “Establishing boundaries” is the sixth and final step in my CHOICE coaching program, a simple 6-step approach for gaining confidence, identifying next steps, and making progress toward your long-term goals. By this step, my coaching clients have undergone the challenging work to clarify their needs […]

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Learn How to Set Goals for Long Term Success

Learning how to set goals is critical to activating change. The goals you created in the past may have set you up for failure. For example, goals like “I want to lose weight” or “I’ll do better in school,” are vague and unsustainable. How, then, should we approach goal setting for long term success?   […]

Self Sabotaging Behavior: How to Expose Your Inner Obstacles and Embrace Change

What are your patterns of self sabotaging behavior? We face many obstacles on our path to change. These obstacles include our fears, doubts, insecurities, etc. We need to identify those obstacles that hold us back from pursuing our dreams. The truth is, these obstacles attempt to “protect” us from the pain or discomfort of growth. […]

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Conflicting Values in a Romantic Relationship: How to Resolve Tension

What should you do when you and your partner have conflicting values? Our values give us purpose and direction. Honoring our core values is key to making better choices and pursuing our life goals. When there is a misalignment between our actions and our values, we often experience conflict. In the same way, we’ll experience […]

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How to Embrace Seasons of Transition by Reexamining Your Value System

How often do you reexamine your value system? We’ve started a blog series about our values. Last week, I wrote about why identifying your core values is key to making better choices. When our actions are in line with our values, we’ll find balance and fulfillment. Value alignment is especially important when we’re at a […]

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What Are Your Core Values? Make Better Choices by Identifying Values

Do your choices align with your core values? Independence, competence, loyalty, integrity, creativity… It is important to identify your core values in order to make changes in your life. Life change is simpler than we think. I believe that our choices can change our lives. At Monarch Life Coaching, “CHOICE” is an acronym that outlines […]

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How to Sustain a Positive Mindset by Ridding Yourself of a Judgmental Attitude

What stands in the way of a positive mindset? This is our last post in a series about “clarifying your mindset,” the important first step on your journey to change. This is a process of self-discovery that will help you find clarity about your purpose and direction. Week 1: How to develop a “for you” […]

State of Mind

Why You Need to Be Honest About Your Current State of Mind

Is your current state of mind conducive to change and transformation? Our blog series this month is about laying the groundwork for your journey to change. “Clarify your mindset” is the first step in my CHOICE coaching program. After all, the key to making better choices is having clarity about where you’re going and why. […]

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Clarifying Your Mindset is the Important First Step on Your Journey to Change

Where is your mindset? Are you… thinking positively, or spiraling into negativity? Are you… taking responsibility, or blaming others? Are you… feeling “open” and communicative, or closed off? Our state of mind influences our thoughts, actions, and day-to-day choices. I believe that the choices we make on a daily basis have the power to change […]

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How to Build a Happy, Healthy Relationship and Heal Your Trauma

How has your past trauma affected your ability to build a healthy relationship? When we experience trauma, our emotional response changes our beliefs about ourselves and the world around us. And so we carry the “baggage” of our trauma into every aspect of our lives, including (especially!) our relationships. Do you find yourself making the […]