The topics my clients bring to coaching sessions often relate to life transitions–shifts in job, geography, relationship, student/employee status, age, births or deaths in family, kids moving away, and so on. Our new reality can help us to more deeply appreciate what we’ve already experienced, and vice-versa.
I was recently driving to visit family a few hours away with our 21-month-old foster daughter. About halfway into our drive, we encountered one of the most intense summer downpours and lightning displays I had witnessed in years. The skies … Read more
An acquaintance from high school recently posted the following quote on Facebook: “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” I responded, “You know, I’ve been writing a bit on close relationships lately, but hadn’t stopped to consider the … Read more
I’ve recently spoken with several individuals who have just ended significant relationships in their lives, or are in the process of doing so. While it’s ultimately important to move on and avoid getting stuck in a “poor me” state of … Read more
Many people spend each day in workplaces with heightened levels of uncertainty. They wonder if they’ll still have their job in another month. This can create major work-life balance challenges. Could a job or career change be in order? When discussing the … Read more