HOW HIKING DOWN THE MOUNTIAN HELPED ME WITH COVID 19!

I love hiking!  Last summer I hiked a number of trails in Colorado.  My favorite, although hard to choose, was the American Trail outside of Aspen.  Aspen forests, pine forests, open prairie, rock terrain, this trail had it all and climaxed at the top with a beautifully serene aquamarine lake.  The hike was about 6 […]

Just Checking In!

Three simple words. They carry a message of; I care, I see you, I’m acknowledging the importance of our relationship.  In the coaching world, we are taught to ‘check in’ periodically in the coaching session as well as throughout the coaching engagement to make sure that we are working toward what the client wants.  What […]

How Will You Play the Game?

Recently I watched a clip of a tennis match on LinkedIn.  I re-shared the clip because it was an amazing display of not giving up, giving in, or quitting.  I watched it over and over because I thought it was unbelievable how the one player kept the other player (I believe it was Andy Roddick) […]

Mountainous Musings…..Unplugged and Untethered

My happy place is very specific-the Colorado Rockies. I lived in Colorado for a short 3-year period as a youth and try to get back as often as I can. This trip I had the opportunity to spend 8 wonderful days hiking and taking in the Colorado Rockies. The trip was amazing and caused me […]

Breakdown to Breakthrough to What’s Next

Last month, I shared how: having a positive support system, doing a healthy ‘clearing,’ and seeking wise counsel will support you in moving through a breakdown.  Getting to the other side of breakdown is a breakthrough to deeper understanding of yourself or the situation.  Even in that awareness and understanding, it may be difficult to […]

The Key to Work-Life Balance

“Being with imbalance allows for balance.” Wait, what? How can being with imbalance allow balance? That’s a paradox! Yes, it is, and like most things that begin at odds with each other, when you get to the midpoint between the two, they are more alike than different. One of the most sought-after balances is work/life […]