Posts Tagged as inner child

Spiritual Lessons from a Sprained Knee

I'm heading downstairs to get some breakfast when my left foot slides out in front of me while my right foot stays planted, resulting in a full-on split with my back leg twisted. Not knowing whether anything is broken, I take a couple deep breaths and pull my leg around to ...

5 Tools to Live Out Loud

In my years coaching people from all walks of life, I've found there are some common tools and actions that most, if not all, have benefitted from. So, without further ado, I present to you Five Essential Tools to help you Live out Loud. 1. Journal. Having a beautiful journal you can ...

Play & Discipline: Good Combo

I just got off a Skype video chat with my nephew, James, who is studying abroad in Germany. At 21 years old, he is wise beyond his years and open to great, metaphysical conversations.  We got to talking about an all-too-common struggle -- having lots of ideas and interests, and not knowing ...

Make Play a Priority

Mother Nature welcomed in the New Year by gracing us with two feet of snow. As I sit in my office watching it pile up outside, the little kid in me is itching to go play. Then the adult chimes in and interrupts. "It's freezing out there. I can't go outside. I'd have ...

Do You Have Your Back?

See that picture down below? That's me at the dermatologist's office for my annual skin check-up. And yes, I'm wearing my bathrobe. If you've been reading my blog for any length of time, you know how strongly I feel about the power of the connection between our adult selves and our ...

Don’t Mess with Mini Me

t continues to fascinate me how themes will come up again and again in my coaching work with clients. Over the last two weeks or so, we’ve had lots of juicy conversations about connecting with self and giving your inner child space to be heard. That term – inner child – ...

Love Yourself Thru the Blocks

t's 7 PM on Sunday evening and I've missed my commitment to have my weekly post done and gone by 10 AM. Sure, the holiday weekend took me out of my routine. That would be a handy excuse, but the truth is I've felt creatively blocked. I found myself doing all ...

The Gift of the Grumps

his past week, I had a short-fuse kinda day. I was super grumpy, and everything was driving me bananas. No matter what I did, I couldn't flip my mood. I grabbed for any tool from my box of tricks, to no avail. I thought about what I was grateful for. ...

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