My Annual Review

My Annual Review: How My Clients Succeeded This Year

I’ve conducted an “annual review” to look back on my year and celebrate my progress as a coach, and you should do the same. In a recent post, I shared my steps for evaluating your progress and setting strong goals for the new year. It’s important to acknowledge and celebrate how far you’ve come, because […]

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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 […]

setting boundaries

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?   […]

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How to Stay Motivated as You Make Life Changes

How do we stay motivated on our journey to change? The fifth step in my CHOICE coaching program is “change activation.” It’s time to take action toward your goals and make the changes you wish to see in your life. We know that change doesn’t happen overnight; it’s a process, a journey. And we believe […]

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Why Now? Life Change is Driven by a Sense of Urgency

How do we activate a desire for life change? “Change activation” is the 5th step in my CHOICE coaching program, and it’s about taking action to make the changes that you want to see in your life. You’ve clarified your mindset, identified your core values, and overcome inner obstacles – now it’s time to move […]

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How to Face Your Fears on Your Journey to Change

Are you ready to face your fears? Fear is one of the most stubborn obstacles that we face on our path to change. Last week, I shared a piece of advice that I give coaching clients about overcoming obstacles – and that is to do the opposite of what your internal dialogue says to do. […]

Overcome obstacles on your path to change

How to Overcome Obstacles on Your Path to Change

How do we overcome obstacles on our journey to change? Pursuing our goals is not always easy. Our inner blocks trip us up – our fears, self-sabotaging behaviors, insecurities. Even the assumptions we make about ourselves and others can be obstacles when they reinforce limiting beliefs. The third step in my CHOICE coaching program is […]

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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Why It’s Important to Evaluate Your Self-Beliefs

What are your self-beliefs? What do you believe about yourself, and is it true? We’re midway through a blog series about our values and beliefs. Last week, I wrote about re-examining our values in seasons of transition. So too do we need to take a hard look at our belief system. Our core values give […]