Who Cares What’s Getting in the Way? Just Tell Me How to Move Forward!

Would you continue reading this piece if I told you I wouldn’t tell you how to do something better, faster, and more efficiently?

And with that knowledge in mind, would you hire me as your Life Coach?

Would you trust me to help you achieve a more successful career, better relationships, and...

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Why You Should Refer to Instagram for Quick (and Dirty) Solutions?

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Are you putting a Band-Aid over a bullet hole?

Last week’s blog about Consistency vs. Intensity had clients and readers contacting me with many “how to” questions.

There are two ways to answer “how to”...

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Are You Stuck in the Intensity Trap?

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I’ve been thinking about the powerful effect of Consistency and why it’s such a challenging practice for many of us. I believe the answer lies in our relationship with Intensity.

I worshiped Intensity for more decades than I...

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D.'s Manual for a Timeless and Thriving Marriage

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I have a long-time client who endlessly inspires me.

He is in his seventies, and although I’m his Coach, very often, he’s my teacher.

In the time I’ve been working with him, I’ve seen him transform his marriage...

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How Do You Transform Obsession into Your Greatest Ally?

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At a dinner last night with a group of women sharing similar political views, I asked one who was particularly vocal, “When did you become obsessed with your specific political beliefs?”

Silence fell over the small dinner...

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The Unexpected Superpowers of Practicing Gratitude

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Recently, someone close to me said this in a moment of quiet reflection:

“Sometimes you just gotta slow down to count your blessings.”

And I thought to myself, “He’s got it all wrong!”

The truth is that we...

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A Guide to Thriving Under Uncertainty

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Virginia Woolf wrote, “...for a self that goes on changing is a self that goes on living.”

We all recognize the truth in Woolf’s words, yet we expend incredible energy to resist change! I know people who prefer a...

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52 New Year Resolutions for Lasting Change

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My readers and clients know that I’m obsessed with coaching on the level of Identity.

Why?

Because it’s the only kind of change that sticks.

Invest a year in transforming or finetuning your “Identity,” and you...

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The Dark Side of “Hoping”

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In my last blog I stated that I will be taking some time off to focus on my Identity Evolution.

“What the hell is that?” a few of you asked.

Before we dive into answering your question, let's first agree on how I define...

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This is Where Powerful Coaching Happens

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I am a Coach who has been writing blogs for this community for years. Recently, I realized that most of my content covers only the basic level of Transformational Coaching.

Powerful coaching happens on three distinct but beautifully...

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15 Life-Changing Practices to Adopt in 2024

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Deep and sustainable transformation, the kind that sticks even after we are complete with a coaching program, can only occur through a commitment to regular practice — a fundamental principle of powerful coaching.

If we want to...

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Words Can Help or Hurt. Choose Responsibly.

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In a previous article, Six Phrases that Sabotage Your Self-Worth, I emphasized the narrative that our words create our world.

Words have the power to shape our reality.

Language is not just a way to communicate or interpret; language...

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Is Help a 4 Letter Word?

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"How do I make it happen??" was the question I often asked myself as I grew up and well into adulthood.

I was raised to be independent, resourceful, and high-achieving. Bars were not set low in my family. I embraced that perspective and...

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#NeverAgainIsNow

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One of the foundational practices of Life Coaching is helping our clients understand the distinction between being a victim and having a victim mindset.

So many of us navigate through life with a victim mindset, convinced that external...

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The Cost of Silence — Your Voice Matters

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I wrote the blog, Have Freakin’ Conviction, a few days after the massacre of my brothers and sisters in Israel. A few days after thirty children in pajamas were snatched from their beds and thrown into the very center of hell.

I...

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3 Truths for Aspiring Coaches

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Professional Coach Rich Litvin advises that those who have embraced coaching as our profession refrain from labeling themselves as "Coaches."

In his article, “Never ever say you’re a Coach,” he explains,...

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Have Freakin' Conviction!

I was born and partially raised in a country that wants me dead.

I am a Jewish Iranian woman.

The latest barbaric and unprecedented attack on Israeli citizens is simply the latest chapter in the oldest hatred on this planet — the hatred of Jews.

If you believe the old, tired, and stupid...

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Coaching is a GPS

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How did we live without GPS, cell phones, and text messaging?

Were we constantly lost, out of touch, and in danger?

Life before GPS, cell phones, and text messaging may seem different from today, but it wasn't a constant struggle. We...

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I Cry Because…

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I sit in my favorite morning spot on this early fall day, and tears stream down my cheeks.

I have no words for the jumble of emotions that have me so moved by this moment.

Nothing sad, bad, or particularly emotional has happened.

It is...

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How to Make Conscious Commitments? Six Steps to Help You Succeed

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I’ve been thinking about commitment.

Why does commitment have to be such a zero-sum game? Or does it?

Regarding most behaviors, a little bit is better than nothing. The foundation of successful coaching is helping folks take one...

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6 Phrases That Sabotage Your Self-Worth

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What if you had indisputable evidence that your words could unquestionably shape your life?

What if, like magic, everything you uttered created your reality, both for the better and the worse?

I’m not talking about mantras and...

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Are You Exhausted?

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I’m more than a Professional Coach.

I am also a mother, a daughter, and a sister. I cherish profound connections with close friends in the three overlapping circles of my life, trail running, coaching, and well, life.

People...

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5 Ways to Get Inspired EVERY. SINGLE. DAY

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We often complain about not having enough motivation. 

“I really want to write the book I’ve been dreaming about, but I’m just not motivated.” 

“If only… I could motivate myself to make...

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Why Books Don’t Work!

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Yesterday morning, a client of mine, whom I'll refer to as Peter, sent me a lovely text stating the following:

Peter: You’re like the human AI!

Me: Why?

Peter: Because you’ve read every non-fiction book ever written and you...

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