Life Coaching

Life Coaching: Spend More Time on Love

“Any time not spent on love is wasted.” – Torquato Tasso (1544-1595)  Why Spend Time on Love? Love brings us so much happiness and peace because the need for it lies at the very foundation of our existence. However capable and skillful we may...
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Advice from a Life Coach: 7 Ways to Cope When Life Burns You Out

This year my life coaching clients are talking about “burnout” more than ever before. The pandemic has been rough, a real challenge on many levels. We’ve been through a lot. Most of us realize that new habits, new behavior, and new attitudes...
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The Life Coach Asks: Is it the Most Wonderful Time Yet?

With Thanksgiving and Hanukkah in the rearview and the rest of the December holidays quickly approaching, many of us are experiencing a combination of excitement and maybe a little trepidation about giving ourselves and our families a wonderful time....
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How Relationships Have Shifted Post-COVID, and What You Can Do About It

Before the pandemic, most of us did not spend a whole lot of time evaluating our social interactions. Meeting up with friends and family was sometimes fraught for other reasons, but certainly, nothing like the health-related existential worry about getting...
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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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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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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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