Defining Your Words for 2012

Wow – we’re already halfway through January.  For me, 2012 got off to a delayed start so I’m just now getting clear on my dreams and intentions for 2012.  If you’re in the same boat read and want to learn an easy way to clarify your intentions for the year – read on….

The end game is to have 3-5 words that represent your intentions for the year.  You can think of them as a lens through which to view your life and work.  It’s a great tool for being in integrity with yourself, and it can … Continue reading

An Invitation on the Solstice

I love the winter solstice. It marks the shortest day of the year, the longest night, and from this day forward the light grows until we arrive at the summer solstice. In addition, we have the new moon on Saturday, and the New Year a week after that, providing us with incredibly powerful energy to begin to create what we want out of work and life as we move into 2012.

While I am a big believer in the power of goals to focus our energy, if not crafted correctly, they can leave us with a heavy … Continue reading

Part 2 – Preparing To Create Your Vision

Welcome to Part 2 in a series on Creating a Vision for the next chapter in your life or work.  (Check out Part 1 if you missed it before.)  Once you’ve decided to create a vision for your next step, you just sit down and do it, right?  If you can, that’s awesome and you should absolutely go for it!  But for me, I’ve found that there are important steps of exploring possibilities, creating space, and acknowledging monkey mind before I can get to the writing of my vision.

First up: Exploring Possibilities. For me, the … Continue reading

Time for a New Vision?

Since mid-college I’ve always had some type of vision statement in place about my life and work.  So imagine my shock when I pulled out my most recent vision statement in mid-July and found it had expired in June!

It’s not like me to be without a vision, so the realization that I didn’t have a clear path forward was incredibly uncomfortable.  But this break has actually been necessary.  The summer has been chock full of endings, marking the end of my first four years as a coach, my daughter starting kindergarten, and two very good friends … Continue reading