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Boldly Breaking Through

Welcome to my blog ... and to the magic of creating openings and breakthroughs in your life!

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Indomitable Spirit

During late summer and into the fall of 2017, I was privileged to witness the exquisite light of my father’s indomitable spirit…juxtaposed to his body gradually giving way to death. And oh, how his light shined strong as he journeyed through his final days. Throughout my entire life, I got to observe my beloved father … ...
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Finding Sanctuary

Finding sanctuary has evolved into an essential daily practice for me recently. Historically, the word sanctuary referred to a sacred place, or shrine. Shrines were viewed as havens, so by association, the term sanctuary refers to any place of safety or protection. By extension then, safety and protection can bring one to a deep place … ...
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Power Is In The Relationship

“The power is in the relationship!” This is a truth that I frequently find myself sharing with parents of the many adolescents I coach. It is also one that I remind myself of to this day, even though my daughter is soon to be 21 years old. The quality of the relationship we have with … ...
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Nuance of Connection

“Stories of intimacy are in the details…the nuance of connection, the way fondness translates into a look, a nod, a smile…” ~ S. Freundlich-Hall I love this quote. It reminds me to slow down as I connect with others. Amid the craziness of our hectic lives, how often do we blow past, discount, or fail … ...
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Get Ready to Soar!

These early days of spring always awaken in me a calling. Perhaps for you too? In this time of new beginnings, isn’t there often a yearning to bring forth and express all that is inside you? A longing to step into the higher possibility of who you are. I know I feel it. On my … ...
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Appreciation Manifests Joy

With Valentine’s Day soon upon us, I can’t help thinking about how richly meaningful and rewarding appreciating someone can be. Practice the art of appreciating and feel your energy automatically rise. Appreciation is such a simple, yet powerful state to hold…and to offer. Experiencing appreciation for someone, even if for a brief second, can bring … ...
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When Hope Whispers…

As we are now in the flow of this New Year, I remind my life coaching clients to listen carefully for their hope whispers. Hope whispers are those tiny, quiet, often tentative yet persistent voices we hear inside ourselves, especially at the start of something new. The key is to listen carefully for them. Then … ...
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Get Unstuck. Be Unstoppable!

That glorious time we call the New Year is upon us. It is your opportunity for a new beginning. Are you longing to create lasting change in your life? I can help you boldly break through whatever barriers or obstacles are in your way! Are you ready to discover, tap into and bring forth the … ...
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The Practice of Creating Space

Sooner or later, if we want to feel what it is to be alive in a Universe that is alive, we will have to empty ourselves, open our hearts, and listen. ~ Mark Nepo Partnering with a life coach can feel like giving yourself a supportive holding structure wherein you can feel safe and begin … ...
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Opportunities In Disguise

One gateway to redefining your world is through the process of setting an intention to appreciate problems as gifts. Honoring difficult moments in this way offers opportunities for profound growth. Problems become circumstances ripe with possibility for adopting new perspectives, experiencing heart-expansions and bringing about personal change. But how do we manifest this kind of … ...
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Honor Your Daydreams.

As a life coach, I guide my clients through a growth process that allows them to get to the heart of what really matters to them. Experiencing life from this place, we automatically redefine our world. How do we access the truth of what really matters to us? One way is to honor our daydreams. … ...
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All About Perspective

Is it really that simple? Most of the time I think it is. Perspective is profoundly powerful in influencing how we feel and think about what is right in front of us. Perspective is a muscle I encourage all my life coaching clients to exercise regularly. When we shift perspectives we can also almost automatically … ...
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