Posts From: Goals and Change Category

Posted On: 28 Dec,2011 By:
Category: Goals and Change

New Year’s Resolutions That Last

Maybe it’s just me. As I’m thinking about my New Year’s resolutions, I’m thinking differently this year. I want to make them more interesting, more intentional, and diverse. I’ve decided to do something akin to Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project or LifeBook’s goal setting. I’m going to plan things month-by-month.

Posted On: 28 Nov,2011 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Believing in Yourself

Just what do people mean when they say, “all you have to do is believe in yourself!”? I know it’s certainly well intentioned, but it’s hard to think of how exactly to do that!! How do you create good luck when it seems you’ve had a ton of bad luck and the pile just keeps […]

Posted On: 22 Nov,2011 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Turning Points and the Power of Will: Living Life on Your Terms

I’ve been reading a book about finding your passion. It’s gotten me thinking about the power of passion and will, what becomes a turning point in someone’s life, and what helps create inspiration in people’s lives. Turning Point Alison was a photo-journalist whose passion was to bring to life the struggles of people in third […]

Posted On: 5 Jun,2011 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Creating and Enhancing a Positive Outlook on Life

I just finished a really quick read: How Full is Your Bucket? written by a psychologist and his grandson. There was some simple but interesting ideas discussed.

Posted On: 31 Oct,2010 By:
Category: Goals and Change, Relax

Living Slow: Living in the Moment

Every fall I feel my body wanting to slow down. As the weather gets colder and the daytime is shorter, like a bear, I am tempted to hibernate. I love getting in comfy clothes, sitting in front of the fire or under cozy blankets and reading. The energy I felt during the summer months dissipates […]

Posted On: 7 Oct,2010 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Live Your Passion

In the video, I walk you through the steps to creating a rich vision of a passionate life so that you can see it, hear it, and feel it. I suggest how to start and/or continue on your journey to living vivaciously. Enjoy!

Posted On: 22 Aug,2010 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Beating Procrastination: Creating Change Now

“Procrastination is the art of keeping up to yesterday.” ~Don Marquis Beating procrastination, creating new habits, or changing the way you do things is hard. It’s often said it takes 3 weeks of persistently doing something for it to become a habit.   How do you create change that’s going to last? For many, it’s […]

Posted On: 1 Mar,2010 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Building Confidence By Trying Your Best

The 2010 Winter Olympics have ended. I have to say I have never been so touched, proud, amazed, awed, excited, and patriotic. The athletes exemplify everything that can remind us of trying our best, of perservering when the odds are against you, of giving it all you have to make a difference–in your life–and in the life […]

Posted On: 22 Feb,2010 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Change: Shift Happens!

Ideas about Change: The psychology and coaching fields have lots of ideas about change–what facilitates change, what maintains change, and whether change is even possible.

Posted On: 29 Jan,2010 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Sticking with goals that are good for you!

Change always comes bearing gifts. ~Price Pritchett Over the last few weeks, I’ve been writing about goals. See Creating a New Year’s Resolution Jackpot!, Resolutions or to do lists, and Passionate Goals. I’ve talked about developing a rich vision, thinking about specific steps you can take, measuring where you’re at with those goals, and deciding […]