Category Archives: Life Coaching

Why it was my best eclipse ever

#ICYMI there was a solar eclipse yesterday. Nashville was along the totality path, so it was a bit of a big deal. I didn’t take the day off. Instead, I sat in the office parking lot alongside others who work … Continue reading

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Why I stopped blogging

Apparently, at least one person reads this blog. I know this because a few weeks ago a friend reached out to me via Facebook private messaging to ask why I haven’t posted all year. The answer, in a word,  is … Continue reading

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Confessions About Clutter

2017 has already brought me positive change. I started a new job on January 3 (more about that in an upcoming post), I am continuing to work with my fabulous life and career coaching clients, I am back at the … Continue reading

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A thought as we begin a new year

I’ve been seeing a lot of stuff online about how awful 2016 has been. Thanks to celebrity deaths, election outcomes, riots…the list goes on,  social network posters are anxiously awaiting 2017 in hopes things will magically get better. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Gray Pride

It finally happened. Friday night hubs and I went out for a quick bite. We were offered the Senior Discount… …without asking for it. I’m not gonna lie; it stung a bit. Not because I don’t like saving money; it … Continue reading

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What is CIMO?

Many articles have been written about FOMO: the Fear Of Missing Out. I recently read a piece on JOMO: the Joy of Missing Out. That one was written for Introverts like me. While I don’t suffer from FOMO, I don’t … Continue reading

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Don’t Teach Your Child to People-Please

Yesterday after work I made my weekly trip to the grocery store. I grabbed a cart and my head was down while I searched for my grocery list. I heard a child crying and a mother telling her to “act … Continue reading

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Caught in the Random Act of Kindness

Yesterday while walking from the parking lot to the trail head for my three-miler, I noticed a man walking the same path carrying two large plastic jugs of water. It was a huge amount of water to take on a … Continue reading

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How I’m curing myself of “all or nothing” thinking

I suffer from “all or nothing” thinking, which I believe to be a form of perfectionism. If I don’t have time to clean the entire house in one session, I’ll not clean at all. If a day full of meetings … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We Answer Our Phones?

  Yesterday afternoon my phone rang. An older gentleman was looking for computer classes and information about volunteering. He told me he saw my name listed on my agency’s website and because I am the Director of Development I “probably … Continue reading

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