Posts From: Goals and Change Category

Posted On: 10 Apr,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

The Power of Perseverance

It was a beautiful blue sky day. One or two wisps of cloud danced in the sky. The temperature was perfect. Not too cold and not too hot. The snow was soft, fast, and plentiful.

Posted On: 19 Mar,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change, Solution-focused

Dealing with Stress: Live from the Heart

Yesterday I attended a presentation by Brian Keating, a wildlife expert and anthropology professor. He talked about and showed videos on animals such as the narwhal, the penguin, the elephant, and the beaver with infectious enthusiasm. He spoke in such a juicy way that I wanted to brush off my hiking boots and get out […]

Posted On: 15 Mar,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change, Stress

What to do when Bad Luck Happens

I just got back from a two week vacation in Mexico. It was heavenly. Really relaxing and really fun. As we started to come back though, sh*t started to happen! My husband caught the stomach flu just hours before our flight. He was in rough shape. Then the winds prevented our last plane from being […]

Posted On: 27 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Giving up the “I’m too Old” Excuse re Goals

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks We’ve all certainly heard the excuse, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” How often do we let ourselves off the hook from starting something or sticking to it when it comes to goals we create for ourselves? If you’ve read any of my previous blogs, […]

Posted On: 19 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Passion and Desire Create Fertile Ground for Goals

I know I’ve been talking a lot about goals this month. But t’is the season when we’re often setting goals for ourselves! And we need to do so thoughtfully. I’ve been writing a lot about goals: visualizing goals, creating S.M.A.R.T. goals, adversity, perservering

Posted On: 17 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change, Relax

Using Relaxation and Visualization to Reach your Goals

Want to get in the right head space to reach your goals? Being relaxed before you think about your goals puts you there. Ever heard of progressive relaxation? Progressive Relaxation Find a comfortable place to sit or lie down. Take a few deep breaths to slow down. Start with your toes on one foot. Breathe […]

Posted On: 13 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Adversity: An Invitation to Great Things

Nobody welcomes adversity into their lives. Sooner or later though, we all face it. What helps someone carry on despite adversity?

Posted On: 11 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Perseverance: Trying Despite Obstacles

“We are all born with extraordinary powers of imagination, intelligence, feeling, intuition, spirituality, and of physical and sensory awareness. For the most part, we use only a fraction of these powers, and some not at all. Many people have not found their Element because they don’t understand their own powers…Many people have not found their […]

Posted On: 9 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

To Keep or not to Keep your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s been a little over a week since January 1st–the day lots of us make New Year’s Resolutions. The first little while lots of us are motivated to make our resolutions happen. It’s a new year! This time we’re going to drop those pounds, spend more time with family and friends, and enjoy life more.

Posted On: 2 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

A Fun Life: How’s that for a Goal Plan!

This is often the time of year when people take some time off work to relax, visit friends and family, and hopefully have some fun. I know though that this time of year isn’t fun for everyone. For some, it’s a matter of surviving the holidays. Suppose you decided to make fun a priority, what […]