Posts Categorized: Best Life

Goal Realization

Every year about this time, New Year’s Resolutions become popular.  Many people THINK about setting goals, and a few people actually write them down.  An even smaller percentage of people do what it takes to achieve them.  So, what is the difference between those who REALIZE their goals, and those who don’t? 1.  CLARITY.  CLARITY. … Read more »


There’s a buzz word of today.  It seems that everyone is always striving toward that elusive ideal of BALANCE.  Can it really be achieved?  The dictionary defines balance as… A state of equilibrium or parity characterized by cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces. A harmonious or satisfying arrangement or proportion of parts or… Read more »

Personal Achievement or Spiritual Evolution: Can you have BOTH? Take charge or let go?

In the world of personal development, there seem to be two distinct camps.  Both approaches seem to lead to the same thing — happiness and INNER PEACE.  Is one approach, more effective than the other?  How can we make sense of the sometimes contradicting approaches? The Camp of Achievement First is the goal-oriented, achievement-based, power-filled doctrine. … Read more »

New Year Rituals

Can you believe it?  We’re now well into a brand new year! Fourteen years ago, I began a process with my coaching clients called “End of Year Completion/New Year Creation.”  It’s an outstanding way to ‘move out the old’ and bring in the new.   I discovered this process with my first coach years ago, and… Read more »

The Power of Intention

Being a practical girl, I haven’t always believed in the power of intention. Yet, extraordinary stories always capture my attention, and there is no question in my mind that it is more practical to apply intention than to write it off as mumbo-jumbo.  The word intention is used in many ways.  The dictionary definition that fits… Read more »

The Power of Acknowledgment and Appreciation

Whether you are male or female, young or old… confidant or insecure, everyone LOVES to be appreciated and acknowledged.  Loves it!! While we all love to be acknowledged and appreciated for, tasks and gestures we do.  What people crave even more is to be appreciated for “who they are”. That’s the stuff that makes them… Read more »

The Power of Choice

CHOICE – We are ALWAYS at CHOICE. Sounds simple. For many things, this is an easy and empowering concept to embrace. Someone asks you out to dinner. Do you really want to go? You decide “yes” or “no”. You’re at choice. Someone asks you to do something you DON’T want to do. Again, you’re at choice…”yes” or “no”…. Read more »

Integrity as a Catalyst to Create Your Best Life

Integrity has always been one of the qualities I admire and respect most in others.  The definition of integrity is:  The quality or condition of being whole or undivided; completeness. Simply put, someone who lives in integrity honors their personal values – actions and choices align with an internal code. There is nothing inside that… Read more »

Best Life: Are you connecting emotionally?

Does this sound familiar?  Hundreds of items on your “to-do” list.  You feel tugged in a dozen directions.  The business needs your attention.  You want to spend quality time with friends and family.  Your body is craving a workout.  Paperwork and post-it notes are piling up everywhere.  Your mind wants peace of mind.  Commitments. Choices. … Read more »