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Are You Living By Your Values? Discover This & Ignite Your Life

Values are what define you, at the core of your being. Your values make you who you are, and are always present even when you are not aware of them. Your values continually inform the vision you have of yourself, and how you show up in the world. “Someone...
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The Life Coach Says: Try This Coronavirus Stress & Anxiety Exercise

I keep telling my life coaching clients: it’s completely normal to be experiencing a wide range of emotions right now. Simply understanding your feelings is an important first step to building resilience. Many of us have trouble describing our emotions....
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How to Have “The Best Hour of Your Week”

“That was the best hour of my week!” So said my client Martha* after another very worthwhile and meaningful coaching session. It validated why coaching works. Here are some of the comments she and others have made during the past few weeks “before”...
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DC Life Coach Advice for Trying Times: Unmasking Our Toxic Positivity

When people share their fears with you about coronavirus, what do you say? When you share your worries, what do you hear? For those who are hurting, the usual “let’s keep it positive” perspectives might not fill the bill. Overly positive,...
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DC Life Coach, On Moving Forward: Separate Your “View” From Your “Vision”

What do you see from your window? Tell me, the DC Life Coach, I am listening. In the midst of our nation being hit hard by the coronavirus, the economic downturn, and the political problems, many of us are coping with upheaval in nearly every area of...
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The DC Life Coach: Thoughts on Productivity During the Global Pandemic

If you’re at all like me right now, you’re in a bit of a struggle. Here in Washington, DC, we have been in lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic for over a month. I have read several articles about productivity. Some say, let go of productivity....
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From the DC Life Coach: Coping With Coronavirus Anxiety

In times of crisis, such as right now as our nation is experiencing the outbreak of the coronavirus, we must take extra care to keep ourselves in balance. Fretting, worrying, and panicking are draining and unproductive emotions. This afternoon I went...
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Words Matter: How to Use the Language of Love to Create Powerful Change in Your Life and Our World

My Life coaching clients have so much figured out before they call me. They are typically kind, successful people – but they still yearn for something more out of life. Unlike self-study through self-help books or the Internet, I work collaboratively...
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Small Acts of Kindness Make All the Difference

“The longer I live, the more I notice how valuable it is to do one simple thing: be kind.” – James Clear In my work with life coaching clients through the years, I’ve learned that kindness counts. Kindness matters. Small, random...
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