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Mar 04 2015

Revising the Vision:

Aside from using your journal to create, commit and review your goals, you can also use writing process to revise resolutions that are no longer viable or important. Life changes daily and sometimes what we wanted in January is not what we want in June. With the support of your writing practice you may actually find yourself […]

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Jan 02 2014

The Year in Review

What a whirlwind 2013 was for me!  I travelled many miles on business and for pleasure.  Some things worked for me – and some things did not.  I accomplished some goals while others slipped into obscurity.  Overall it was an exciting and robust year…and I wouldn’t feel as good about it as I do now […]

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Dec 14 2013

The Write Way to Manage Holiday Stress

As we move into this holiday season I am filled with trepidation.  I have not lost my childlike excitement for Christmas.  I like the tree, the sound of carols, the baking and decorating and shopping for gifts.  Yet after the holidays I feel flat and unsatisfied. This year I turned my pre-season thoughts to expectations and used […]

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Jun 01 2012


  The biggest problem for most of my clients  (and face it, my family, too!) is procrastination – putting off that which you could do today because something else got in the way. Procrastination is often the result of distraction – we are pulled away from the to-do list because we haven’t fully committed to […]

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May 27 2012

The Crazy Ones

A coaching colleague sent me this youtube link yesterday and I’ve watched it a half dozen times already. It reminds me that the people who make a difference in the world are those who speak out.  Writers throughout time have made it their business to share ideas with the world through language. You may agree […]

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May 19 2012

Spring – a time when thoughts and new projects ‘take root’…

Spring is always a time for change and contemplation. New shoots appear in the garden; flowers sprout beside the weeds. I spent the weekend pulling weeds, thinning dense patches of spreading ground cover to use in patching bare spots. Cultivating is a healthy activity for me – a chance to let my mind wander and […]

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Aug 05 2011

Spoken Word Poetry – Connecting To Life With Words

Enjoy this video clip by Sarah Kay as she speaks her poems and talks about finding a voice through spoken poetry. Includes great tips on writing from life – why we tell our stories.

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Jun 29 2011

The Bright Core of Failure

Looking for the bright core in failure: shifting perspective to stay focused on what’s working.

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Jun 23 2011

Keeping track of business – and life!

Published by under Coaching,Journaling

Using your journal for life management

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