Coaching Topics, Reflections

Acceptance Vs. Resistance

What I learned from having a bad day My last post was all about the bad day I had, how I got frustrated and let it ruin my whole evening, leading me to the conclusion that I needed a Bad Day Plan. The concept of the bad day plan is awesome, I still think everyone needs one but since posting…

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Coaching Topics, Reflections

My Bad Day Plan

What To Do Next Time You Have a Bad Day This morning I went to my local home improvement store very early in the morning to get some special orchid potting mix (after Googling “wilting orchid” a few days ago and getting the scoop on how to revive the beautiful plant a friend gave me last year). With only one…

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Reflections

Perfectly Imperfect

I’ve been thinking about what it means to lead an authentic life lately. The words “authentic life” have been buzzing around the internet and in news articles lately, but what does it really mean? Last September when I was diagnosed with breast cancer I knew my life would be changed forever but I had no idea the depth and breadth…

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Reflections

I’m Not Hungry, But I Could Eat

I used to love going to Uncle Charlie’s house. He and my aunt Mildred lived about 5 hours and three mountain passes away from our trailer (eh hm… I mean, mobile home) in Tumwater. We made the trip a couple times a year to visit, relax and enjoy their way of life for a few days. The trip itself was…

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Reflections

On The Road

There’s nothing quite like being on the road. I don’t mean being on the road like a squirrel who couldn’t make up his mind. I’m talking about a full tank of gas, your favorite tunes on the radio, snacks in the passenger seat (like Slim Jims and Funyuns) and cruise control. Maybe I’m old fashioned but I just love taking…

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