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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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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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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” […]

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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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Why It’s Important to Understand How a Traumatic Event Impacts Your Life

What comes to mind when you think about a “traumatic” event? We tend to assume that trauma is violent, something like a shooting or a car accident. The truth is trauma is much more prevalent in our lives than we might think. There are different types of trauma, and each of us experiences trauma differently. […]

The Powerful Visualization Exercise I Share With All My Clients

How do we break our harmful patterns of thought or behavior? We want to stop making the same mistakes. We feel frustrated with ourselves for giving in to our fears or hurting our loved ones. Fear influences our thoughts and actions in all aspects of our lives… our relationships, our work performance. If you’ve been […]

Three Strategies to Keep Fear From Destroying Your Relationship

Our fears sabotage us, especially in relationships. We know what it’s like to make the same mistakes over and over again, falling back into the same harmful patterns of behavior that destroyed past relationships. Fear can cause insecurity, sensitivity, anger… and in response, we lie, or we lash out at the people we love. Fear-based […]

When Beliefs Are A Barrier To Communication

We communicate with others in a variety of ways.  We text, IM, email, Zoom, speak on the phone, use Facetime, and when we are social distancing or not, we communicate in person.  We communicate by body language, tone, voice, eye contact, inflection, essentially many ways.  Maya Angelou once said, “I’ve learned that people will forget […]