Become a communication powerhouse!

Recently a customer made me feel like I didn't know enough. She had lots of burning questions which I couldn't answer right away. In my coaching practice this comes up so frequently: feeling inadequate at work. I've felt this way a lot years ago, when my confidence was 0. It caused me to resent coworkers… Continue reading Become a communication powerhouse!

Should you ditch your goals? (for a bit)

I've been feeling stagnant lately. Inspiration for my next book has stalled, and I don't believe in forcing productivity. Instead, I'm learning to listen. What sounds fun? What's brought me joy lately? Easy… COOKING! I seem to be most happy on days I spend time in the kitchen. For years I thought about starting a… Continue reading Should you ditch your goals? (for a bit)

Lessons on trust from broken eggs

How do you pick out eggs? When I buy them, I inspect them thoroughly for cracks. If I later find one slipped past me, I feel annoyed! Sunday night I dreamt all my eggs were broken, sitting in the container marinating in their liquid innards. Ugh! How did this happen?? The next day as I prepared breakfast, I wondered what the dream… Continue reading Lessons on trust from broken eggs

You don’t have to know everything to grow tomatoes

Last summer my dream came true! On our teeny tiny patio, Jose planted tomatoes, basil, oregano, and mint. I always wanted a garden, but I didn't pursue it because there was too much to learn. What containers and soil to use. How much sunlight and water. What if I killed them all? Overwhelmed just thinking about it,… Continue reading You don’t have to know everything to grow tomatoes

From embarrassed to brave – I did not expect this!

Have you ever been embarrassed to share something personal, and once you do, you think "oh my gosh what have I done??!!"That was me last week. I shipped my mom a copy of Worthy of Me. I knew it'd be uncomfortable (for both of us) for her to read it. It contains intimate details of my relationships,… Continue reading From embarrassed to brave – I did not expect this!