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From Mastodons to Emails, How Breathing Can Save Your Life

Imagine with me that you are out on the land with your clan for a hunting expedition. Spear in hand, you enter a clearing, slowly, cautiously, stepping along a line of thickets holding amongst its prickled strands, plump crimson berries. You halt your weary tribe-mates for some much needed nourishment. In short time, you sense a… Read more »

Does Your Reality Depend Upon Your Thoughts?

“We are what our thoughts have made us; so  take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.” – Swami Vivekananda As I contemplated this quote, I began to expand upon the idea that our persistent thoughts become us. We actually create our reality by thinking our thoughts. Thoughts about… Read more »

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How to Bring Your Vision into Focus

  In the corporate world, we hear about tasks forces pulled together tasked with the creation of vision statements. We see plaques and signs around the workplace with these fantastic statements about what the organization is to achieve. What is the purpose of these expressions?  Are they just meaningless statements that look good on paper… Read more »

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Let Me (Finally) Introduce Myself

I finally did it… After months of “trying”, deleting, changing my mind, and otherwise NOT making this introduction video, I finally followed through and created a video in which I just tell you all a little bit about me and what I do. In the short video, I provide a brief summary of my background,… Read more »

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My Kombucha Recipe

While this may not relate to coaching or counseling, it relates to health and the gut biome which strongly connects to our mental well-being, so I will share MY recipe for kombucha. Print My Kombucha Recipe Prep Time: 20 minutes My Kombucha Brewing Ingredients 4 T tea or about 12 bags (black or green)* 1 gal… Read more »

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What It Takes to Totally Kill It as a Coaching Client

Successful clients demonstrate certain characteristics that allow them to make the most of our session together. The characteristics I am speaking of most likely represent you if you are reading this and are as follows: Open to hearing my observations as an objective party only interested in your growth. Truly willing to step outside of… Read more »

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3 Easy Ways to Change Your Life

We’ve All Been Low I’ve been there. Most of us have. If you’ve ever been to a point in life that looked bleak, looked like nothing could ever improve, the word daunting seems like an understatement. Fortunately, understanding how our brain works can change our outlook and change our life. You see, when things look hopeless and… Read more »

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Quotes for Life

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. – Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.   “The world is moving so fast that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.” – Elbert Hubbard

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Why I’m Glad I Stuck to My Routine (When I Didn’t Really Want To)

I really did not want to go for a run yesterday. I could come up with a plethora of (bad) excuses. Too cold Too wet My usual route had to change Weird week with New Years Slightly out of my routine with the kids out of school BUT, on this chilly, windy, overcast late December… Read more »

Looking Back on the Future – Understanding Prospective Hindsight to Create Success

Prospective Hindsight!? My DeLorean is in the shop! The holidays are here and it is almost (again) time to eat healthy and get the ever-widening rear into gear. You will not be defeated by your resolutions this year! From Thanksgiving to New Years Day, it sometimes seems like a non-stop food fest. So delicious, but… Read more »

  • From Mastodons to Emails, How Breathing Can Save Your Life

    Imagine with me that you are out on the land with your clan for a hunting expedition. Spear in hand, you enter a clearing, slowly, cautiously, stepping along a line of thickets holding amongst its prickled strands, plump crimson berries. You halt your weary tribe-mates for some much needed nourishment. In short time, you sense a… Read more »

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  • Swami Vivekananda quote on enLiven Wellness Coaching chalkboard reading, "We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far."

    Does Your Reality Depend Upon Your Thoughts?

    “We are what our thoughts have made us; so  take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.” – Swami Vivekananda As I contemplated this quote, I began to expand upon the idea that our persistent thoughts become us. We actually create our reality by thinking our thoughts. Thoughts about… Read more »

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    Posted on March 27, 2017 by
  • How to Bring Your Vision into Focus

      In the corporate world, we hear about tasks forces pulled together tasked with the creation of vision statements. We see plaques and signs around the workplace with these fantastic statements about what the organization is to achieve. What is the purpose of these expressions?  Are they just meaningless statements that look good on paper… Read more »

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    Posted on February 25, 2017 by
  • Let Me (Finally) Introduce Myself

    I finally did it… After months of “trying”, deleting, changing my mind, and otherwise NOT making this introduction video, I finally followed through and created a video in which I just tell you all a little bit about me and what I do. In the short video, I provide a brief summary of my background,… Read more »

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    Posted on October 10, 2016 by
  • My Kombucha Recipe

    While this may not relate to coaching or counseling, it relates to health and the gut biome which strongly connects to our mental well-being, so I will share MY recipe for kombucha. Print My Kombucha Recipe Prep Time: 20 minutes My Kombucha Brewing Ingredients 4 T tea or about 12 bags (black or green)* 1 gal… Read more »

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    Posted on September 23, 2016 by
  • What It Takes to Totally Kill It as a Coaching Client

    Successful clients demonstrate certain characteristics that allow them to make the most of our session together. The characteristics I am speaking of most likely represent you if you are reading this and are as follows: Open to hearing my observations as an objective party only interested in your growth. Truly willing to step outside of… Read more »

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    Posted on May 18, 2016 by
  • 3 Easy Ways to Change Your Life

    We’ve All Been Low I’ve been there. Most of us have. If you’ve ever been to a point in life that looked bleak, looked like nothing could ever improve, the word daunting seems like an understatement. Fortunately, understanding how our brain works can change our outlook and change our life. You see, when things look hopeless and… Read more »

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    Posted on March 4, 2016 by
  • Quotes for Life

    I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. – Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.   “The world is moving so fast that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.” – Elbert Hubbard

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    Posted on January 18, 2016 by
  • Why I’m Glad I Stuck to My Routine (When I Didn’t Really Want To)

    I really did not want to go for a run yesterday. I could come up with a plethora of (bad) excuses. Too cold Too wet My usual route had to change Weird week with New Years Slightly out of my routine with the kids out of school BUT, on this chilly, windy, overcast late December… Read more »

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    Posted on December 30, 2015 by
  • Looking Back on the Future - Understanding Prospective Hindsight To Create Success

    Looking Back on the Future – Understanding Prospective Hindsight to Create Success

    Prospective Hindsight!? My DeLorean is in the shop! The holidays are here and it is almost (again) time to eat healthy and get the ever-widening rear into gear. You will not be defeated by your resolutions this year! From Thanksgiving to New Years Day, it sometimes seems like a non-stop food fest. So delicious, but… Read more »

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    Posted on December 8, 2015 by