Starting a new project is always exciting, as is seeing a project across the finish line, but the muddy middle can be the most challenging. When you're in the midst of a project, it's easy to get bogged down by the details and lose motivation. … [Read more...] about The Muddy Middle
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Recently, I found myself feeling tired, rather used up, burned out and I couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t get everything done. My husband, bless his soul, said “You know, no one could do everything that you want to do in a day.” He was right, but … [Read more...] about Feeling Cheesy, Swiss Cheesy
This summer my family volunteered to work on a garage that had been flooded more than once and now sat dank, closed, cluttered and unusable. Not an easy or pleasant task, but we were, the four of us, driving the 4+ hours to tackle it with gloves, … [Read more...] about Somewhere Between a Hot Turd and a Cup of Tea
I was sharing with my coach a negative rant and how overwhelmed I was with things that had to be done, including picking up dog poo, weeding the garden, running errands for kids, business follow-ups and networking events. She reminded me that even in … [Read more...] about From Blah to Blessed in 6 Seconds: My Gratitude List
Recently, I had to take my own “medicine” as a coach. I hate it when I have to do that, don’t you? My 50th birthday was coming up right in the middle of the holidays. Over the years, I have been to friends’ parties as they hit the big 5 “O”! Some … [Read more...] about The Big 5 Oh!
Once, when first starting my business, I was preparing to give a talk for a large group at eBay. This was literally a dream come true for me. The talk, “I hear voices in my head, do you? How doubts, fears and negative thoughts can keep you from the … [Read more...] about BTW, Lipstick is Optional