Category Archive: self awareness

May 22

Ah… to be a teen again!

“Your perception of your potential will determine how much of your potential you will live.” -Robin Sharma Would you go back to being a teen if you could? Most people I know would answer… “Hell no! Not even if you gave me a million dollars!” In fact, I have said that statement countless times over more »

Mar 29

Are you worth your love?

We hear a lot about self worth, self esteem, finding our voice and being empowered. However, do you know what that means in action? I know deep down we all want to feel good, be happy, loved, and supported, so why is it so many of us are unhappy, stressed out, or just plain exhausted?   more »

Feb 26

Communicating with Teens

When was the last time you and your teen sat down and talked? I mean really talked?   As parents there are many times we sit our children down and tell them what we would like them to hear. Whether it be about their behavior, attitude, school, warnings, etc. Most of us expect them to more »

Feb 18

Why the “Just Say No” Campaign Fails

So say you just got a brand new job. You have eyed this job forever, it has great pay, great benefits, and an awesome schedule. You are so excited to get to do this every day especially because you’ve been struggling to find a supporting job, you just got out of a really crappy job, more »

Feb 18

Teen angst?

  Signs that your teen could be struggling: Retreats to their room more often than not Has aches and pains regularly, especially stomach issues Mood swings Change in normal activities Change in friends Change in music tastes, TV, friends   Being a teenager wasn’t easy for me. School came easy, having “friends” wasn’t so hard, more »

Feb 13

If you have nothing nice to say…

I wish I could express just how painful it is for me to see all the judgment in this world. Everywhere I turn, someone is judging someone else. Yes, there are occasional uplifting posts and I steer my life to have the most like minded people in it, however the judgment keeps invading my space. more »

Feb 05

YOU are worth it!

  A common thread I see so often is feeling unworthy. This feeling doesn’t discriminate… young, old, man, woman, it affects us all. Lately it has gotten me to think, what standard are we judging ourselves against? There isn’t a rulebook that says what qualifies as unworthy. In fact, it’s just the opposite. When a more »

Jan 28

What I Know Now

What I learned as a teen… -Actions speak louder than words   What I learned as a young adult… -Actions speak louder than words -Trust your own instincts   What I learned as a parent of a teen… -My actions speak louder than words and when I don’t follow my own instincts or trust myself, more »

Jan 22

Fear is good! What? Yep!

How many times have you been told you need to let go of your fears? Or that fear is unhealthy and if it comes up just push it away and ignore it? I know for me that is quite often and I, as a coach, was stuck in that mindset for awhile too with my more »

Jan 21

Why NOT?

We’ve worked so hard to get away form the word “NOT” that we’ve lost the importance of why it’s part of our language. There is great power in using the word NOT. Let’s get real for a minute. There are things in life we are NOT good at and never will be because they do more »