Coaching

The Best Idea (How to Pick It and Stick With It). A decorative image to the right shows a goal planner ready to be filled out, as well as a watch, a cup of coffee with creamer, and a few binder clips. The feel of the photo is that the person behind the camera is ready to set goals, but needs to figure out which goals to set.

The world is so freaking noisy, isn’t it? So many people are eager to tell you exactly what worked for them, and the implication seems to be that obviously if you were doing it right, it would work for you, too. As if that’s not enough, our internal voices are often eager to tell us …

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Five Ways to Turn Inspiration Into Transformation. The background photo shows a man sitting on the ground, writing in a notebook.

I spent my 18th summer in Peru, volunteering at an orphanage in the foothills of the Andes with a dozen other teens. Between my recent graduation and my foreign travels, I felt emboldened to try something new. I stepped off the plane into the dry desert air with this thought firmly lodged in my mind: …

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A flatlay of gold-colored desk accessories. A notebook, scissors, glasses, paperclips. A bouquet of flowers and a white keyboard. A white mouse is visible under the text. The text reads "How to turn your best intentions into actions."

Time gets away from us so easily. Often, we have goals, to-do lists, and schedules, but if we take a step back, we realize our highest priorities don’t fit within that framework. Think of setting intentions as building a new framework that honors your highest priorities.  Are there relationships you want to nurture? What personal, …

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A woman stands tall, her hands in prayer in front of her face. The photo is from the chest up. She looks strong, she is becoming courageous and brave. The text reads "Security or Confidence? (How to know which you need)

Let me tell you about the time I literally hid in a supply closet. The day began beautifully. My team and I were wrapping up an immensely difficult season, and we’d survived, so we set aside a day to celebrate. We thanked those who had helped us along the way, we applauded each other, and …

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How to Let go of the past and embrace a future full of beautiful possibilities [the decorative background photo shows a woman facing away from the camera at the window of a camper van. One hand is on her hat, and she's gazing at something in the distance. The feel is cozy and adventurous.]

Hope is a tricky thing when the future is hazy. It feels like you’re doing a thousand-piece puzzle, with no idea of what the end result will look like. No matter what, though, I know this: It’s not going to look like the past. Your past is only your past. It is not your present. …

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To Be Willing To Wonder [The decorative background image shows a notebook, a few sprigs of dried fall grasses, a scarf, a candle, and some barrettes in an artfully messy flatlay.]

I had a feeling the announcement was coming. Those little inklings had been skittering over the surface of my mind for weeks, but I had hoped I was wrong, and was still totally unprepared for the jolt of hurt and betrayal that shot through the center of my chest in that moment. A colleague had …

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