3 Steps to Set Your Boundaries

Are you a person who is able to say no to joining all the things but eats or drinks like you’ll never see food again? Maybe you have great limits around your health but you allow people to remain in your life that are sucking out everything that you have to give. Or maybe youContinue reading “3 Steps to Set Your Boundaries”

Avoid Spiraling Thoughts & Give Your Best

Do you ever have arguments where you think that you should prep for them? Maybe they aren’t even arguments when you start out. You might be prepping for a conversation or a heated discussion but it some how turns in to a fight? I mean prep in the sense of planning out what you’re goingContinue reading “Avoid Spiraling Thoughts & Give Your Best”

Authentically Influencing

Often when we’re trying to influence someone it is to do something that we want them to do or think is right for them. You try to get your kids to make healthy food choices, get your spouse to get things done around the house, or get your team to beat a deadline that willContinue reading “Authentically Influencing”

What Does Success Look Like?

What is the definition of success? What would it look like for you to be successful right now? How about in 10 years? Are both(or either) of those different from how you would have defined success 10 years ago? Hopefully you’re able to answer each of those questions. Meaning, you know what you want, youContinue reading “What Does Success Look Like?”

We’re Meant to have Seasons; A Lesson from Trees

While we were living in our rental home we got to have a huge oak tree right in the front yard. It was beautiful. It has been there so long that the rope or the homemade swing is fully embedded into its branch. It created amazing shade in the summer and a slight cover forContinue reading “We’re Meant to have Seasons; A Lesson from Trees”

Impacting My Reputation

There is a lot of talk around biases in recent years, which is a good thing. Biases impact our view of a person before we know them based on a stereotype or a story we’ve told ourselves about ‘people like them.’ Biases hurt not only the person who is being stereotyped but also the greaterContinue reading “Impacting My Reputation”

This is the Time

We’ve had a couple of good days with beautiful weather recently. The skies have been blue, the breeze has been warm, and birds and squirrels have been chattering away. Snow, in our corner of the world at least, is becoming spring snow. (Yes there is a difference between winter and spring snow. It’s to doContinue reading “This is the Time”