Sick and Tired of Being Out Of Balance?
It is astounding how often it seems people are in need of balance in their lives. The need is usually expressed as, “I need more life-work balance,” or “I am exhausted from all I have to do for others.” Regardless of the words used, it is truly coming from feeling over-spent and under-nurtured. It springs…Read More
Caring Can Be Harmful
Many of us have been in a care-taking role in our lives for a loved one, be it a spouse, sibling, child, pet or parent. There’s nothing wrong with taking care of others, but when it is done at one’s own expense, it can quickly explode into a huge problem. Have you ever met…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
Growing Up, I Was in Love with Making People Happy!
By Becky Church, Live At Choice Starfisher Coach Growing up, I was in love with making people happy. I did not want to hurt or offend anyone in any way. I made sure my relationships with everyone were on a good note and I tried to be all they wanted from a…Read More
Are You a CARE “TAKER” or Just a CARE “GIVER?”
Self-care is a way of being. A care “TAKER” in this article is someone who: Takes time for spiritual reflection Takes time for journaling Takes time for his or her self each day to find peace and joy Takes time in their calendar for eating sitting down at a table with family and…Read More
Just How Happy Are You?
How Happy Are You? Contentment is not happiness…it is being content. There is nothing wrong with being content but how about being happy? When people come to my workshop I ask them what they would like to accomplish or get from participating in the workshop. Many times what it boils down to is,…Read More
3 Ways To Get Back That Lovin' Feeling
Would You Like to Learn 3 Ways to Get Back that Lovin’ Feeling? I used to think it was a pipe dream to be in a relationship that could feel romantic for more than a day or two… every once and awhile. I once believed, if it really did exist, it would probably never…Read More
Been Too Busy For Me
All of us have long “to do” lists, daily demands, and busy agendas. Have you ever noticed that YOU are the last priority on your agenda? Finally, I can now say I am free to put myself on my own agenda (read my latest blog on Self Care called “Vacation or Just Sick…Read More
Vacation or Just Sick Time?
I could hardly wait for this past week off. It has been planned and I have been looking forward to it for two months. I was to spend one whole week in Santa Fe in a beautiful home, and that week was just for me and 2012 business reflection. I did not plan to…Read More