Just. Be. You.

August 29, 2017 6:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I was very fortunate to spend a week in London, England, with my children and parents earlier this summer. While we were there, we went to see a musical that my mother chose: Kinky Boots. Despite knowing little about the show, I ended up loving its music and message. One message particularly struck me:   “Be yourself, because everyone else is taken.”    This line is so true! I think it resonated with me because lately, I have been reflecting on what I have learned as I’ve grown my coaching business over the past several months. I’ve realized that it was... View Article

Why Is It So Hard To Change?

August 29, 2017 3:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I have been enjoying the slower pace of summer by reading some interesting books, relevant to my work. One of the books, Changing to Thrive by James and Janice Prochaska, explains the different stages people go through when making important behavioural changes in their lives. I first studied the Prochaska model of change during my master studies some 20 years ago. So much has changed in the world since then, yet their theory of change is still very relevant.   We know that change is typically uncomfortable and hard. It costs us time and effort—and the risk of failure often holds us back. According... View Article