Category Archives: Picked up by the Wayfinder Post!

B-enough

“This might sound pessimistic,” chipper Little Blue chirped, “but it was the giving in and saying why I can’t that helped me get going.” Delving into the negative feels weird to natural optimists, yet Little Blue is right that fine-tuning our understanding of … Continue reading

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“How do I find a life coach?”

Noticing and taking advantage of your natural way of getting things done — your “conative style” as Kathy Kolbe calls it — is the most effective and enjoyable way to find a coach (as well as to do most anything … Continue reading

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Stuff I learn from clients

To do list: Smell a horse. Every day. Yesterday, a glowing client considered  how her big goal will make her feel — because really that’s always the goal behind the goal: to feel some certain way. In her case, it’s … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Heart Whisperer: Who’s Whispering Who?

I used to think my heart was the horse in this scenario —  and me its patient trainer? Ha. I recently came to re-think my take on equine therapy as metaphor for self-discovery. Consider Martha Beck’s description of Koelle Simpson … Continue reading

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Poor visibility + fear + giving up = the ride of a lifetime

In which a surfing lesson and a ground blizzard give me 3 tips for gliding through life: “Look at the palm trees only — on the beach, where you want to go. You’re from the mountains, yes? You ski, yes? … Continue reading

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Why I had to bag my weight loss speech (plus: why I didn’t marry THAT GUY, why this post will likely make my pants tight, and why you’ll want to practice the only truly effective dieting strategy behind closed doors)

The working title of my talk was “How to Lose Weight Without Really Trying (in fact it’s the only way).” In the 48-hours I spent crafting the speech, I baked two pies (pumpkin!) and ate two different batches of chocolate … Continue reading

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Your sweetheart, my honey, Eric Bana, and other thoughts about Eye Greens

You know that feeling you have when you eat candy? [If you want to run grab a piece right now – for scientific purposes — and observe the sensations, I’ll wait right here.] Yummy, huh?! Of course you can feel … Continue reading

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