• Your life purpose: 43 questions you need to ask yourself 

    Are you on autopilot, going through the motions, just getting by? Maybe feeling discontent and a little aimless. Are you struggling with your direction and purpose? If so, chances are you have Compass tolerations. Compass tolerations show up when you’re: Not fully engaged in some part of your life Living out of alignment with your […]

  • Are you rehearsing the future and rehashing the past?

    Are you rehearsing the future and rehashing the past?

    I admit, I’m not always great about staying in the present. I know that’s what makes sense. The here and now is all we really have. But oh how enticing it is to rehash the past and rehearse the future. Especially that latter one for me. The future is a wonderful place. I love visioning, […]

  • Are you addressing symptoms or root causes?

    A number of my clients stress over feeling disorganized. They talk about finding the right time management system, decluttering once and for all, or finding a new and improved way to tackle their To Do list. Unfortunately, none of those strategies address the root cause of the problem. Which means the symptoms associated with feeling […]

  • Here are 4 steps for intentional living

    I’m in the life design business. While I’m not an expert on anyone’s life but my own, I AM an expert at facilitating individuals through the process of intentional life design. Why intentional living? Because it’s a game changer. It’s a line in the sand between half living and a life fully lived. It’s the […]

  • Your life has an expiration date.

    Your life has an expiration date

    I think it’s important to have a vision for your life. To design your life rather than live by default. Not a week goes by someone doesn’t pull me aside to ask, What if I don’t know what I want? Well here’s the thing: The first step is admitting you don’t know. The second step is making […]

  • How would you describe your life’s journey?

    Chances are there are a number of destinations you’ve planned along your life’s journey. Perhaps to get that promotion or have kids To get healthy or buy a house To spend more time with your family or write a book To go back to school or save for your kids’ education Then there are the […]

  • Should you pursue your passion or be practical?

    How do you choose between pursuing your passion and doing what is practical? Many of my clients initially come to coaching believing they’re at the crossroads of passion and practicality—and that they have to choose one versus the other. Here’s a snippet of what I’ve been hearing: The economy makes it impractical to even think […]

  • Are you the leader of your life?

    The other day someone said to me, You’ve got it all figured out. While I appreciated the generosity of the thought, I was uncomfortable at the same time. My anti-guru warning light went on. I most certainly don’t have it all figured out. I don’t have all the answers. No one does. In fact, a […]

  • Honoring the lighthouse within

    Are you listening to your intuition?

    A recent trip to Mackinac Island has me thinking about lighthouses—those wonderfully picturesque structures that warn of danger from a location sailors could see from a safe distance and serve as a guide into harbors. Interesting—that dual purpose to both warn and guide. To announce danger and light the way to safety. Not unlike a […]