From Victim to Victorious … A Path to Thriving
(blogging on this topic at a reader’s request) The reason it can be tough to stop living in victim mode is that we find ourselves preoccupied by the circumstances that have or have not yet occurred. As I write this blog, I know there could be a lot of controversy caused by what…Read More
How Many Post-It Notes Does It Take To Make an Affirmation Work?
Are you tired of trying to make an affirmation work? Have you lost all the sticky notes you once had hanging on your mirrors? In most cases, affirmation is a very frustrating attempt to make a change come about. Affirmation will ONLY work if you already believe it will. Kind of a bold statement, right? I…Read More
Is Your Relationship On The Rocks?
Rocky relationships are sometimes very hard to turn around. However, the first thing to notice is that you are both still there regardless to how rocky it is in the moment. At times, it seems to steal the joy from your heart. It really doesn’t matter the “reasons” that you have given yourselves for why…Read More
The Price of Not Forgiving
Forgiveness is one of the major causes of the lack of being present in the experience of love. It is difficult for me to witness how much more painful life can be when forgiveness is not readily accessible for people. Believe me, I do understand how hard it can be to forgive, because it often feels…Read More
Is Stress Taking the Fun Out of Your Workday?
by Brian Berry-Berlinski There was a time in my life when work really felt like WORK. I was always worried that I wasn’t in the office long enough every day, even though I was there as long as everyone else. I drove myself crazy over how there never seemed to be enough…Read More
How to get money off your mind and out of your relationship
Money issues are often cited as one of the leading causes of why relationships and businesses fall apart, we experience stress or we feel like failures. Money can even be a source of discontent between parents and children. Having too much month left at the end of the money is tough enough—so who…Read More
Fear of failure? No, failure BECAUSE of fear.
Only in seeing yourself for what you are can you become what you want to be. To get the success you’re looking for, you have to be authentic in your business. To be authentic, you have to be aware of where you’re not. When you’re able to do that, you can see the possibilities…Read More
It's Just Love… That's All!
Mother’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate motherhood and show gratitude for the mother(s) in your life. Sometimes, you are the mother in the middle— you have a mom, you are a mom and your daughter is a mom. Finding balance in these celebrations can be strained sometimes. Being in the middle can be…Read More
Does Your Career Own You?
by Jennifer Bailey, Live At Choice Starfisher Can I ever be truly happy in my career? Since my first job at age 15, I asked myself this question over and over again. I’d gotten to the point where I pretty much assumed the answer was no; work was work, and it…Read More
The Anguish of Pleasing Others
by Robin Ciresi, Live At Choice Starfisher Coach Growing up as a little girl, I was a shy, quiet and loving kid who lived most of her life in fear of doing or saying something that displeased others. In first grade, I feared my teacher because she would hit my…Read More