Weight Loss and Awareness

Recently, I spoke to a client who wanted to lose weight. At a certain point, I mentioned I’d lost 18 pounds last summer (over a 4-month period). When she asked me how I’d done it, I briefly explained I’d given up certain foods for 30 days and still hadn’t gone back to...

Yes or No?

Often, I have a hard time saying “no.” But if I can’t say no, then I can’t really say, “yes.” If “no” is not on the table, then I believe I have no choice. I have no boundary. Whatever you want is what I feel I have to...

Not Ready to Set a Boundary

Not too long ago, I was talking to a client about boundaries. He wanted to know why the boundary he set with his adult daughter wasn’t working. I’ve discussed boundaries in this blog before, but they are such an important part of a healthy, happy, life that I think...

A Simple Question

One night a couple of weeks ago I told my husband about my morning with our son as I bustled around getting ready for bed. My son goes to preschool two days a week and lately he hasn’t been thrilled about going, especially after his 5-day “weekend.” My son told me on...

Find Your Passion

Recently, a client I’ve been working with for a while asked me the following question: “How do I find my passion?” He’s been struggling for a while with this question. Other questions he’s asked recently are: How do I figure out my skills? How do I know what I’m...

Rat Park

When I need to learn something (or maybe when I’m ready to learn a lesson), clients show up who also need to learn the same thing. I can see, so clearly, what they need to learn, and then—thwak!—the fact that I also need to learn the same lesson hits me in the face....