Posts Tagged "fear"

3 Steps for Reconnecting with Your Mother

3 Steps for Reconnecting with Your Mother

Your relationship with your mother affects your entire life. If yours is challenging, now is the perfect time to transform it into one of love, respect and connection. When you do, it will transform your life. In a coaching conversation with a young woman about her highly reactive mother, I recommended three steps for transforming their relationship. She graciously gave her permission...

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Part 3 – What’s Perfect About Perfectionism

Part 3 – What’s Perfect About Perfectionism

Where does imperfectionism come from? The short answer is "you." In Part I, I said that perfectionism should actually be called imperfectionism because it's all about finding imperfections in order to make things perfect. Then in Part 2, I gave you tools for becoming a true perfectionist — someone who finds the perfection that is already there. Now in Part 3, you can use those tools to help you...

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Do Thoughts Cause Feelings?

Do Thoughts Cause Feelings?

    "Wake" by Colleen Blackard (Ballpoint pen drawing)       My dear friend and colleague Dr. Theresa Kellam, a licensed psychologist, focuses on feelings in her therapy practice. In Language of Listening®, we focus more on thoughts and beliefs in our life coaching. Both produce life-changing results. I remember Theresa once telling me that thoughts arose from emotions....

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Swim Class Success Training

Swim Class Success Training

  Ever wonder what a parent coaching call with me sounds like? This one started with a text: My almost 4-year-old threw a mega tantrum at swim class today 🙁   I tried  hard to do SAY WHAT YOU SEE! Tried to be super empathic, match her emotion and everything went to heck. She had been begging me to do swim classes because her sister was doing them, so I signed her up. Well, today...

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Wish You Could Stop Rushing?

Wish You Could Stop Rushing?

Email question from Adriane*: I am a mother of 3 great kiddos - sons ages 14 and 4, and a daughter age 6. I feel as if I'm going in circles because I surround myself with daily readings, blogs, helpful tips all the time on how to be a better parent. How it's never too late.   It's like I know what I need to do, and I know what I could or should be doing, but for some reason its hard for me...

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