Can Flow Be Coached?

Maybe, maybe not. The phrase "go with the flow" provides only temporary encouragement, temporary attainment of flow. We need clear goals and skills to overcome specific challenges to help us reach and maintain the flow state, the flow experience. Happiness is not flow; flow is not happiness. However, happiness may be derived from the flow … Continue reading Can Flow Be Coached?

Notes on Leadership (Brian Tracy)

"There are 1,000 excuses to fail, but no reason." ~Brian Tracy (BT) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kGmjb9Qhzg&feature=related I am important: Feelings add value to our lives Feeling important = higher self-esteem Confidence in self = others will have confidence *When I like myself, I set higher goals, and then my confidence goes up. Pick one skill for improvement: What … Continue reading Notes on Leadership (Brian Tracy)

Change is Good

Although change is inevitable, it is often challenging and a little scary. Repeat the following: "From this day forward, I will embrace challenges confidently and with an open mind. I will view change as an opportunity for education and self-improvement. I will face my challenges boldly and will not be afraid. I will use challenges … Continue reading Change is Good

Let’s Talk about Eating

Q: Why do we eat? A: We eat to nourish our bodies, providing the substance and the fuel we need to enjoy the activities we love! Affirmation: "I am the only expert of my body." Do you think or worry about what you eat? Well, I'm here to tell you that your external focus is … Continue reading Let’s Talk about Eating

Being Intentional: Family Holidays

How can we be intentional this Christmas season? How can we maintain our sanity amidst the "busyness" of consumerism or the ridiculousness of some family conversations? Before answering these questions, take a few minutes to think about what they actually mean. What does being intentional look like? Ask yourself what that means for you. Make … Continue reading Being Intentional: Family Holidays

The Energy Bus: My Reflection

The Energy Bus is a must read for anyone who wants to experience a fulfilling, happy life. "Too blessed to be stressed" Your bus is going through life- open your eyes so you can see the beauty. Reflect more: enjoy more moments, more sunrises and sunsets, more moments of joy Take more risks and chances- … Continue reading The Energy Bus: My Reflection

Halfway Up

In the pursuit of our dreams and goals (sports, business, relationships, life), many of us think about our potential barriers and refer to our journey as climbing up a "mountain."  While it is important to set crazy awesome goals, it is also important to stop and refresh ourselves along the way. This photo of me was taken … Continue reading Halfway Up