Archive | September, 2012

Mindfulness vs Multi-tasking

“Mindfulness is paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally”–Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, 1994 Here’s a little quiz.  How often during the workday do you find yourself putting out fires and moving in two hundred directions at once?  Have you ever found yourself thinking that you do many things during […]

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Goal Digging

Today’s society is very achievement oriented.  Most of us could list of any number of goals we are working on at any given time.  And that is a good thing.  Setting goals indicates a desire to change and grow.  Growth leads to self-improvement, satisfaction and more opportunities for fulfillment.  Ultimately, I like to think we […]

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If You Can't Say Anything Nice…

When was the last time you said something nice to someone at work?   How about hearing something nice said about you?  Sure, compliments or praise about your performance make you feel good, but they are also good for the bottom line.  It may not be a well-known fact,  but positive communication plays a huge […]

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Reality Check

Lately I’ve been hearing some misconceptions about what working with a wellness or life coach can do for you.  There seem to be some people who are looking for the ultimate fix.  The silver bullet that will eliminate all the issues standing between them and happiness.  I would love to say that as coaches, we […]

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The Power (and danger) of Should

I believe  the word should is one of the most deceptive words in the English language.  Not by definition,  but because so many of us live our lives by what we feel we should do.  I’m not saying that there is never a reason to feel like you should do a particular thing.  For example, […]

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