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Support Groups Seem Like a Perfectly Logical Idea…

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Support Groups Seem Like a Perfectly Logical Idea…

“Never look back unless you’re planning to go that way.” Henry David Thoreau

 

When people are struggling in their marriages, they often feel confused about what to do and scared of making the wrong decision, so understandably they begin seeking answers.

They might be up late at night – sometimes after too many glasses of wine – scrolling through Facebook and Googling things like:

My marriage is in trouble My marriage is over How do I fix my marriage? Will my spouse ever change? Should I stay or should I go?

In all that searching, they don’t have ...continue reading...

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How Life Coaches are Like Personal Trainers.

“It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.” John Baptiste Molière

 

There’s a very clear reason why people hire personal trainers.

It’s not because they need someone to show them how to hop on a treadmill or how to lift a weight. They could do that on their own.

People invest in a personal trainer primarily for the accountability a trainer provides, as well as how a trainer pushes them beyond where they might go if they were working on their own.

I had a woman reach ...continue reading...

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The Support of Girlfriends

“There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep, and still be counted as warriors.” Adrienne Rich, Sources

 

Six years ago when I went through a series of incredibly painful breakups, I wasn’t a Master Life Coach then; I didn’t even know what a life coach was. So, I fumbled around a lot trying to find my way out of the pain. And that process was much longer and more difficult than it needed to be.

Like most people, my first line of support were my best girlfriends: the ones that would let me cry ...continue reading...

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Someday I Will

“We’re brilliantly designed to heal ourselves and return to wholeness. But sometimes we can use a little help.” Debbie Ford, The Dark Side of the Light Chasers

This week my best friend turned 50 years old. And we celebrated in Paris.

Yes, Paris.

It had been a dream of ours: host a women’s retreat in Tuscany and then go to Paris for a few days at her birthday. We had talked about it as something we’re going to do someday.

So many times, people create dreams and say, “Someday I’m going to…” but they never really do it.

 

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