8 Steps to Creating a Successful Life Transition coaching transformation

Are you in the middle of or considering making a life transition? Truthfully, it’s a combination of art and science. Here are 8 steps to get you from information-gathering to action:

1. Know your “Why”

Having crystal clear clarity about the reason for your transition is the...

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My Family of Choice transformation

Tomorrow at 5:00 am, I’ll be crying.  I know this for sure.  Tomorrow, in the hush of the early morning hour, a group of a few hundred regular people from all walks of life, cultures and countries will start a 100-mile journey on foot that will bring them face-to-face with every...

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Becoming A Deliberate Something coaching transformation work/life balance

I’m often asked how I became an ultrarunner, and the short answer is, “One step at a time”.  The deeper answer has something to do with loss and humility.

I started running in my teens as a means to an end.  Whether that end goal was to lose weight, produce positive...

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Harvest the Wisdom of Life During COVID life integration transformation work/life balance

“Slow down” is a phrase I can legitimately say my long-time clients are sick of hearing.  What they don’t realize, is that it’s a message to me, even more than it is to them.  It’s true that slowing down is the most valuable skill and practice I offer to my...

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The "Shit I Don't Have Time For" List transformation

I’m 55 — a declaration that in and of itself, feels like a radical act. Compounded with the fact that I'm a woman, and a single woman at that, well, it almost feels inappropriate to say out loud.

Most of us, men and women alike, have been raised and accustomed to basing our actions...

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To Feel List mindset transformation

A strange and different kind of year is coming to an end, and oddly, most of us are experiencing the same pre-holiday stressors as we do during any other “normal” year.  For a year that was seemingly “cancelled”, we sure have a lot to get done, right?

 

What this...

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Get Off The Bicycle! coaching transformation work/life balance

What’s the state of your Life Buckets?  When was the last time you checked to see how empty or full each one is?

 

One of the first exercises I introduce my clients to, is the process defining your 3-4 Life Buckets.  Once we identify our Core Life Values (a separate...

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How to Know if You're a Fierce or Selfless Giver coaching transformation

My blog, “Don’t Be a Selfless Giver”, elicited more questions than answers from my readers.  Every day, I receive more emails asking me to dig deeper into the distinctions I identified.  The questions run the gamut from, “How do I know if I’m a Matcher or a...

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You're Killing My Soul!! coaching mindset transformation

“You’re killing my soul!”, I whined to my Coach, more than once.  You’d think he was asking me to take action that put my life at risk.  What he was asking me to do - repeatedly, and time after time - was to block time in my calendar for all the things that...

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Good Enough or Not Good Enough For You? parenting transformation

Perfect is a moving target, that’s if it’s even a thing. We are so quick and nonchalant in peppering our everyday conversations with the word “perfect”.  That was a perfect meal.  My son is a perfect student.  I want the perfect relationship.  Most of...

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Knowing and Doing are Not Related transformation

If you regularly beat yourself up because you continue to do or say things you know, for a fact, are not good for you and don’t serve you - just stop! Don’t beat yourself up, you’re actually being completely normal.

 

 

Nothing is wrong, broken or self sabotaging about...

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What's Wrong with Knowledge? coaching life integration transformation

What if becoming more knowledgeable doesn’t lead to more fulfillment and success in life?  How would we live our lives differently if we believed this statement to be true? Would we consume less content, read fewer books, and pay less attention to experts?  That seems like a...

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Good Enough Is The New Perfect mindset transformation

Perfect is a moving target, if it’s even a thing. We are so quick and nonchalant in peppering our everyday conversations with the word perfect.  That was a perfect meal. My son is a perfect student. I want the perfect relationship. Most of us are raised to be perfectionists, and...

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The Path to Becoming a Professional Life Coach coaching transformation

I’m often asked about my path to becoming a Professional Life Coach. This is one of the fastest growing industries globally, and in my opinion, with 7 billion of us needing and wanting to live more successful lives, we could use all the good coaches we can have in this world.

I thank...

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How To Leave the Land of "How To" coaching communication mindset transformation

If I told you that I’m not going to tell you how to do something, would you continue to read this piece?  And with that knowledge in mind, would you hire me as a Life Coach?  Would you trust me to help you achieve higher levels of career, relationships, and life...

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Coach and be Coached coaching life integration transformation

In my career as a Professional Life Coach, I’ve learned that many people don’t understand how their lives might change if they worked with someone who does what I do.

Let me tell you a little bit about my clients.  First of all, they’re doing great, thank you very...

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Burn The Boats leadership mindset transformation

It’s no exaggeration when I say that I work with some of the most committed and courageous human beings in this world.

Every day and in every area of their lives, my clients are pushing the limits of what is possible for them. They don’t just talk about it, read and forward...

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5 Life Skills For Cultivating Inspiration coaching life integration time management transformation work/life balance

We often complain of not having 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 those important business calls.”

So we wait. And wait.

To be motivated for real, and...

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How To Reach Your Partner coaching communication transformation

One reason folks hire a Life Coach is because they feel “stuck” in their relationship with their significant other.  There’s love and commitment, even friendship and fun, so what’s missing?

More often than not, what’s missing is the willingness to talk about...

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Coaching In Action coaching transformation

It was a privilege to have the opportunity to coach one of my peers, Rebekah Weintraub.

Here’s what Rebekah writes about the experience:

This is a special edition of Transforming Today Show where we see coaches coaching coaches! You may have heard about professional coaching, as it is now a...

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5 Reasons for the Quarter Life Crisis coaching life integration mindset parenting transformation

If you’re not yet familiar with the concept of Quarter Life Crisis, you’re not alone.  It’s also likely that you are not a Millennial.

As a Professional Transition Coach, a number of my clients are emerging adults.  Generally between the ages of 18 and 25, they are...

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Transforming Your Daily Life - LA Mom Magazine Interview (Pt. 2) life integration transformation work/life balance

How can you easily transform your daily life while being intentional and getting your fill of life? Shirin Yadegar from LA Mom Magazine and I discuss these questions in this short but powerful interview.

In this interview, you’ll learn:

  • What a life coach is and how one can be helpful...

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How to Improve the Quality of Your Life - an LA Mom Magazine Interview (Pt. 1) life integration mindset transformation work/life balance

It was a privilege and a joy to be interviewed by the talented, Shirin Yadegar from LA Mom Magazine. We discussed how to improve the quality of your life by prioritizing activities through the lens of “Life Buckets.”

What are "Life Buckets”? They are areas that we make deposits...

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4 Reasons To Meet Your Life Coach at the Beach coaching life integration transformation

I once suffered from chronic debilitating back pain because of what should have been a completely manageable skeletal issue, but had become increasingly worse due to a job that involved being sedentary for hours at a time.  Whether I was in my office, working with teams, on a plane, or in a...

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