Todd Smith

Todd Smith, a former school psychologist, is founder and director of enLīven Wellness Life Coaching, Toledo's premier personal growth practice. It is Todd's mission to create a world in which people stop chasing dreams and start making their biggest aspirations actually live and breathe by stepping into their boldest challenges and committing to a life of  incredible personal growth. In his "spare time", Todd is most often spending his hours with his three talented and athletic kids at ballet, track, gymnastics, soccer, and other various activities or playing a sport himself. Todd helps clients set and achieve their biggest personal development goals by understanding their core values and crafting a vision that will guide their daily choices and actions. "Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right." — Henry Ford

Nelson Mandela – “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”

Fear pops up a lot in the midst of making significant life changes, whether it is a fear of failure, a fear of rejection, a fear of the unknown. It is interesting to note that the Bible addresses the need to “fear not” more than 300 times. Do you think it has been a significant barrier …

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“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker It seems that the more we try to control, the more out of control we feel. When we try to control things we can’t, we shift our locus of control outside of us and give away …

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Don’t Regret Anything

“Don’t regret anything you do, because in the end it makes you who you are.” – Unknown Author Sounds oxymoronic doesn’t it? How can you not regret the worst decisions you’ve made? If you really give yourself the benefit of forgiveness, it is actually pretty easy to see how your mistakes make you into something …

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“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” – Bruce Lee

Where is the breakdown between knowing what we know and turning that gift of knowledge into application? What is it that will turn our willingness to take action into the act that moves us forward? I am trying to become more aware of those moments that I say, “I know”, but have not done anything …

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