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Access Unlimited Potential With Intentional Daily Practices

In my leadership and mentoring work with organizations I use the metaphor of relationship being the container within which work gets done. It’s with and through relationships that teams and organizations learn, develop and achieve their goals. Individual accomplishment is a result of the relationship you have with yourself. In order to...

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How Childbirth Prepared Me For Dealing With Uncertainty And Finding My Inner Strength

Guest Post by Lyndsay Barrett

It wasn’t until about six months into my pregnancy that a really obvious thought dawned on me: I was going to have to give birth. This baby I’d loved since it was the size of a lavender bud was now much bigger. And he, along with my body, would use every ounce of strength to expel him into the world....

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Always More: Let Discomfort, Fear and Frailty Be Your Cues To Accessing Your Unlimited Potential and ‘More-in-me’.

I’ve been experiencing fear over becoming 60 and it’s making it challenging to embrace this new decade of my life. I get fulfillment in my life from my accomplishments, relationships, and mentoring work but there’s still a part of me that’s afraid.

Afraid to say “becoming 60”. Because 60 is OLD! Me turning 60...

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One Simple Step For Getting Unstuck And Finding A New Normal

What is the one simple step?

One step literally. One tiny tangible action. That’s it. Simple? Yes. Easy? Not aways. Do-able? Absolutely.

Ideas on getting unstuck abound. Find your purpose. Define your vision. Sign up for something big. Believe in yourself. Change your habits. Identify your values. And so the list goes on. All good and...

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The Impact of Community: When ‘Less’ Results In So Much ‘More’

Last week I posted about feeling so low that I had no more-in-me. I was sick. My dog Zoey is sick. “How would I make it through the day?” I wanted to share my experience of feeling at the lowest of lows rather than my usual optimism and accomplishment. Being sick for an extended period of time helped me appreciate how other...

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How Do I Make It Through Today When I Don’t Have Any More-In-Me?

I am sick. Really sick. So sick that lying in bed is a challenge because my muscles ache. My throat feels like it was scraped with steel wool. My head hurts like it was hit with a sledge hammer.  I’ve spent seventeen of the last twenty four hours sleeping. I’ve been weepy and my ability to cope seems to have vanished. I do not...

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Love Is In The Air. How Do I Practice Self Love?

It’s February and love is in the air. The most significant love affair is the one we have with ourselves. The question I hear from women is, “how do I make self love a priority?” My sense is that what these women are really asking is, “how do I make time to ‘do’ self love? I don’t have the time and...

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You’ve Got To Be With What Is In Order To Feel Better

fortitude mood motivation Jan 05, 2019

I am feeling down in the dumps.

Yesterday I learned I have pneumonia in both lungs. What?! How does this happen to someone like me who lives a healthy active lifestyle? I never get seriously sick. Only the odd cold or cough. I have a 5k race tomorrow and a marathon on March 2! I have an important client engagement in Boston next week but the...

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One Minute Mood Shifters Part 2: Take A Moment And Feel Your Energy Shift

Mood and energy are directly linked. Energy naturally ebbs and flows throughout the day. Strategies such as the One Minute Mood Shifters help you shift your energy and thus your mood, preventing large spikes or troughs in your energy levels. Awareness of your present state enables you to choose actions to support change. 

From a yoga...

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Equanimity: The Ultimate Youth Serum

Equanimity means being present in the moment, simply noticing what’s happening and then releasing it as the next moment unfolds. I like this simple definition of equanimity:

The art of letting things go.

We know when we’re in a state of equanimity because we feel it – calm, peace, ease, joy. It shows up on our face.

The look...

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