3 Ways to Stay Stuck

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3 Ways to Stay Stuck

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3 Ways to Stay Stuck

“If you feel stuck in your present life…I guarantee you are living in a dungeon made of stories – and none of those limiting stories are true.” Martha Beck, Steering by Starlight When I’m speaking with prospective life coaching clients who are enduring a breakup or considering a divorce, I ask them to give me 3 adjectives that best describe how they feel. The one word that is used more often than any other is “stuck.”

(This is also a word that gets used a lot when women talk to me about their careers, but that’s another blog post!)

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If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now

“Life is brief, but if you’re brave, it’s deep.” Elissa Schappell

“Oh if I only knew then what I know now!” How many of us have said THAT before?

I led a life coaching workshop this past weekend, where women were asked to bring in a photograph of themselves when they were children, paste it into their journals and then write down the gentle whispers you would say to that young girl now – knowing what you know today.

I wanted to play along too and my whispers to my 10-year old self would be something like this:

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Powerful and Peaceful

“If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it.”  Toni Morrison

When you think of the word powerful, what comes to mind? An executive in a big office? A large crushing wave in the Pacific ocean? It’s defined as “having great power or strength.”

When you think of the word peaceful, what do you think of? Buddha? Meditation? A serene brook with water floating through it. Peaceful is defined as “free from disturbance” or “tranquil”

Why can’t we be simultaneously powerful and peaceful? These words seem like they’re opposites, but they’re really not – or at least they ...continue reading...

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