The Heavy Price of Avoidance We live in a world where "achieving" is paramount. We are encouraged to be the best, forge ahead and produce results to apparently prove our success and worth to the world and to ourselves. But how much do we really buy into that philosophy? Are our goals and drive to achieve helping or hindering our wellbeing? While satisfaction and contentment about where and who you are in life are not bad things, our perception of past success or failures can keep … [Read more...] about Are Your Goals Helping or Hindering Your Wellbeing and Personal Growth?
Have you ever tucked a fortune cookie into your pocket because you liked what it said? Or have you looked at your horoscope and had your stomach sink in disappointment? Common, fess up, you have done it and I have, too! But why do we let such things have even a fleeting moment of negative influence on our day? That little message tucked in that fortune cookie can be a powerful reminder of possibilities, dreams or personal attributes that often get forgotten in everyday life. Regardless of … [Read more...] about Using Personal Growth to Predict Good Fortune
Is your private practice struggling? Practitioners spend so much time taking care of others. We know when our clients are unwell or sick, and strive to make them whole again. But in our efforts to help others, we often overlook our business and ourselves. Our practice is great, but our business and business strategy is suffering and needs tending and care. So how do you recognize the telltale signs that your private practice is struggling? 1. Avoidance, Fear & Resentment: You know … [Read more...] about Top 7 Signs Your Private Practice Business Needs Help!
Looking for compassion, gratitude, and sameness in tragedy... When I first looked at the news footage of the Boston Marathon Bombing, I felt absolutely sick. It was surreal. While so many people were aiming to achieve their personal best, others seem to have sunken to a personal worst. It's hard not to feel anger when you are looking square in the eyes of malicious intent. But after a week or so, I witnessed miracles. While watching the story evolve, and looking at the same footage - again … [Read more...] about Did you See the Boston Marathon Explosion Miracles?
Balancing your intentional life and your intentional holistic business... As practitioners, we all care deeply about our clients and running a thriving, holistic business. But are you letting your business and client needs erode your own wellbeing, leaving your fuel tank on empty? Left unchecked over time, this is the recipe that practitioner burnout is made of. But we often don't notice the signs indicating our lack of balance or our growing need for revitalization. Our busy practice has us … [Read more...] about A Prescription from the Dying that will Revitalize your Life & Private Practice Business
A closer look at CARE A great cause reminds me of what truly matters in the world and all that I have to be grateful for. A great cause helps me pause in the middle of my life routine and busy work day to regain a global perspective. I named my business “Global Alignment” to remind my team and myself how we can positively impact the world by aligning in our sameness instead of separating in our differences. Can we remember to replace “I” with “We” in a global way? Beyond our global … [Read more...] about Global Alignment’s Pause for a Cause: Walk In Her Shoes