3 Ways Lowering Expectations Makes You Happier

3 Ways Lowering Expectations Makes You Happier

One rainy day, a couple of years ago, I sat at a table of eight children and seven mothers at a parent-child class. Amid working with private coaching clients, writing my first book, and having a two-year-old and a newborn at home, I was barely functional. The mix of...
All New Life Coaching Programs 2016

All New Life Coaching Programs 2016

We are three weeks into the new year and I can feel it! There is newness in the air and the blank canvas is staring back. What will be created? What is possible for you this year? For starters, I want to address the word new. I’ll admit, I like new. For some reason...
Looking At The Bigger Picture

Looking At The Bigger Picture

My daughter plays in the summer sun, wading through grasses as deep as her knees. She is in the thick of life. When she runs to me, and I swoop her up onto my shoulders, the world is transformed before her. This new view, this more distant perspective, thrills her....
Reflections On My Book Review

Reflections On My Book Review

Fact: It is impossible see yourself from an outside perspective, only through photographs and reflections. This is why it’s invaluable to have other people around who can observe and appreciate things we can’t. People who see our eyes light up when we share an...
The 6 Letter Word That Might Change Your Life

The 6 Letter Word That Might Change Your Life

It happens as we get older. In fact, it happens in every stage of our lives. It happens in relationships, with technology, or our views about life. At times we want it. Other times we fear it. This word does not discriminate in any way shape or form. The question is...
Finding The Value In You

Finding The Value In You

I was talking with some friends yesterday about how life has become incredibly fast paced.  It seems like we move from one thing to another so quickly, just like searching for information on the web.  Someone might want to buy something because he or she momentarily...
Am I Enough?

Am I Enough?

I decided to write my stream of consciousness as an example of how, if we listen, we can find a deep truth underneath what is going on so rapidly in our minds.  This was on a day where I found myself scanning what to do to fill space.  This day, something old came up...
Riding The Wave Of Harmony

Riding The Wave Of Harmony

Harmony is a pleasing arrangement of parts; when sounds come together to create a chord; when circumstances align just right to create balance. Being in harmony is like riding a glistening wave that breaks fluidly in one direction creating a playground for those that...
Build A New Or Better Relationship

Build A New Or Better Relationship

Relationships are our biggest teachers and our clearest mirrors reflecting exactly what we need to see about ourselves. If you desire to build a new or better relationship, it’s important to know that a relationship is a living, breathing organism that takes constant...

Is Your Health Suffering?

We are right in the midst of flu and cold season and many people are feeling it. My wife was away for a week and I had both girls to myself. I had a few Michael Keaton moments out of “Mr. Mom.” I nursed ear infections, sinus congestion, and long nights of crying…and I...