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The Power Of Intentions: Thriving Through Divorce
Intentions will allow you to plant the seeds and nourish a life you love!
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The Power Of Intentions: Thriving Through Divorce

In all the years that we have been saying to clients, "Intentions equal results," this past couple weeks was the first time the concept of "setting intentions" really seemed to resonate with people. Instead of setting resolutions, sites like Facebook were ablaze with people setting their intentions for the year.

Dealing With a Bully
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Dealing With a Bully

Are you in a relationship in your personal or professional life with someone who is constantly and consistently critical? No matter what you do there’s always an element of something wrong with it? Bullies come in all shapes and forms and are very prevalent at home, in families, and in the workplace. They often leave us speechless and feeling helpless. Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Your Future By Design
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Your Future By Design

A good friend of mine told me a while back that if I couldn’t articulate in my mind what it was I wanted for my life I would never get it. She was right. It’s not that I don’t know what I want for my life even though most of us can articulate what we don’t want a lot easier than what we do want. Once we say it, think it, or write it down, it’s tangible…it’s out there, and we can no longer ignore it. It’s not a matter of being self-centered. It’s saying I will no longer settle for what comes my way. I want to choose.

So You Made Up Your Mind: You Want To Get a Divorce
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So You Made Up Your Mind: You Want To Get a Divorce

"WHO is that sitting across from me on the other side of the table? And who have I become through all this?" you might ask yourself.... So you want a divorce. You’ve made that decision. Or maybe you don’t want a divorce but find yourself in the middle of one anyway. It doesn’t matter whether or not you were the instigator. What matters is you have to be on top of every minute of the process and design a life for yourself, for your future, at the same time. No matter how amicable, it’s not going to be easy.

Upgrade Your Personal Operating System (P.O.S.)
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Upgrade Your Personal Operating System (P.O.S.)

What ARE you thinking? Time to stop and reflect on what's really working and not working in your life starting with your mindset and POS or Personal Operating System. While I was waiting for my client, I reflected on some of the observations I was making with regards to conversations going on, emotional triggers, wondering about behavioral drivers, automatic responses, levels of disinterest and stated perceptions. People are fascinating. It's extraordinary to observe and coach people in action.