Vision: The Key That Unlocks Your Future—Part 2

In my last post, I wrote about why it’s important to have a vision, and what a vision is not. Next, let’s explore what else a vision is, and one way to create a vision for yourself. Transformational living asks you to re-orient your circumstances in order to rise up to meet your vision. Worldly living is the opposite— encouraging you to settle, to collapse your vision down to what’s...
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Vision: The Key That Unlocks Your Future—Part 1

A vision is one of the most action-oriented steps you can take in developing a fulfilled, purposeful life. That’s why it’s the bedrock for the coaching I do. It’s the bulls-eye to your future. Without it, you wouldn’t know when you’re on or off the path, as there wouldn’t be a path. It’s a transformational distinction for alerting yourself and others as to what you’re up to. Sometimes an anchor...
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The Transformational Path to Breaking Any Plateau

Plateaus happen. In weight loss. Your career. And definitely relationships. All of these areas require determination and discipline to simply maintain—and even more concentrated efforts when it’s time to jazz things up. Face it. Life hits mediocre sometimes. It just does. So often we catastrophize: ‘I’m destined to never lose weight!’ (four weeks into a new program.) ‘This isn’t the job I...
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What’s in a Number?

Studies show that external measures of: achievement (i.e. counting calories), success or lackthereof (i.e. your weight on a scale) and rewards (i.e. money) often don’t motivate, and, in many cases de-motivate. Yet many weight loss programs emphasize the numbers. The same is true for health improvement programs designed to lower your cholesterol and blood glucose or boost your muscle...
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7 Sticky Steps to Sustain a Healthy Weight

“Failure.” “Deprivation.” “Work… drudgery… all-or-nothing.” I was staring at an audience of anxious, arms-crossed participants of the recently kicked-off community Biggest Loser™ challenge. I had asked what their first thoughts were when I said the words “weight loss.” These were not first-timers. They knew (I’ll amend that to thought they knew) what they were up against and still they...
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How to Get Things Done When You’re Totally Unmotivated

If left to our own devices, we humans would likely take the lazy route. Life coach accountability is therefore quite useful, especially at the beginning of a habit change, such as reducing sugar intake, or for a specific project, such as de-cluttering your home.


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