As I was writing another article on self-awareness, I was thinking about how difficult and draining it can be when we put so many others ahead of ourselves. The people that work in jobs where that quality of care is important are often the ones most affected by this type of energy drain.
I wanted to take a deeper look at this for those of you, my clients, friends and followers who are self-employed and in a care-giving work.
It could be you ...
Living the dream, they say. Who are "they"anyway?
You can have the life life you want, but the trick is knowing what that is?
Here are a few things to consider looking at, pondering or getting through or done to accomplish living your dream life.
Anything is possible!
1. Come to know how perfect your life is today.
2. Shift your life around your gifts.
3. Choose your integrity first, your needs second, and your wants third.
4. Before you create a future, resolve the past and perfect ...
The good the bad and the ugly all have a best before date, and that day was yesterday. Today is new, as is tomorrow... and the next day. This is to remind us that this too (meaning everything) shall pass. It’s best not to spend too much time either celebrating or whining as it’s a new day and a new year, what are we going to do next?
As 2015 draws to a close, the business owner, entrepreneur and executive cannot help ...
Have you let yourself off the hook too easily?
“Stand up for yourself!” This statement was used by someone who thought they were encouraging a meek or quiet person who was being bullied in some form or another.
To stand up to yourself is another thing altogether. For some of us there is two differing thoughts on occasion; the one for us and possibly one against us. The negative part of your self that seems to work against everything your true and whole ...
All leaders have had leaders at one time or another. I bet you can name the good ones as well as the...not so good ones off the top of your head. Which one are you? Employee engagement may be the best barometer to assess how well you are leading in your position. According to American and Canadian statistics, less than 20% of employees are truly engaged at work. Between 60-70% are not engaged at all with the balance somewhere in between. ...
December can be a diverse month depending on the business you are in. Some businesses say they do amazingly while others complain of poor profits and sales. I don’t know what your normal is, but there are things that you can do to change your 2015 year starting right now! It is best to see where you have been so you can plan where you want to go.
First we start with Reflect and Learn. Think about your year right from January ...
I just want to start by saying (with not much humility) I just completed several exams where my abilities were assessed by Master Certified Coaches as “good enough” to receive my PCC or Professional Certified Coach for the ICF otherwise know as the International Coach Federation, the first and largest Association of Coaches worldwide!
This is a HUGE achievement for any coach and most don’t do it because it is scary! There are 3 levels of certification, ACC Associate Certified Coach (150+ hrs client coaching), PCC ...
The Unknown Quote, "The Road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places" has definitely shown up in my reality.
I have been lured to park on many occasions. Sometimes I parked for just enough time to reenergize and other times it was a time for reflection. Only you know if this sounds like something you have experienced in your life.
Maybe you have seen it differently. It may have looked like procrastination or even busy-work, but you may have been parked, nonetheless.
The temptation of ...
Hurray, for me! I recently kicked off “10 daily “energizing” habits and I for one did it! Well, I did the first one with some measure of success, which was what the plan was, after all. I was a bit inconsistent at the beginning, but it is something worth doing. I started out trying to be peaceful and quiet within my mind in the quiet of my home. (which is quiet until I want to meditate...lol)
Then I went back to what ...
I read somewhere that “habits are like children, fighting with them is pointless. What they need first and foremost are love and acceptance.”
I don’t know about you, but when I think about daily habits, I think about flossing my teeth, running, or maybe even dusting. (Oh, how I hate dusting- and running and flossing for that matter.) I am talking about the kind of habits that feed you. Give you energy and make you feel fantastic!
Maybe my things don’t match your ...