There's a way of being called Beginner's Mind. It's about opening to all possibilities without attaching to deeply entrenched "knowings" which have the tendency to get us all into a lot of trouble. It's the "seeing through the eyes of a child"
I absolutely love the field of Positive Psychology because they’re always throwing themselves into awesome research along the lines of “what’s more powerful, Hope or Gratitude?” I mean, these people really know how to dig in. I just read an article
Somebody asked me recently to share one tool for maintaining equilibrium during particularly stressful times. She told me that earlier in the day she had thrown her hands in the air, succumbing to a mini melt-down, certain she'd never make it through
I had this dream a few years ago, one of those Big Dreams that tends to change a person. It was an important teaching for me at the time and for some reason I thought of it today. The dream went like this... In a woodland clearing was an
I love Transpersonal Psychology, a field which captured my heart years ago. Transpersonal psychology validated my existence whereas the more typical forms of Western psychology defined me as broken. The focus of my academic study was, in fact, how
The purpose of coaching is to guide a person to reach their dreams, no matter how big or small. As a coach, I do this by listening to the dreams of my clients, mirroring patterns of destructive linguistics so those patterns can shift immediately (we
Altering a destructive situation. Initiating change. Reframing our perception. Incorporating the tools to believe in ourselves. Empowerment. These are the building-blocks for my passion for coaching. I woke up remembering a dream I had a few years
In the science of human behavior, reward systems are frequently explored. There have been countless studies done on the effects of extrinsic (external) vs. intrinsic (internal) motivation. It"s widely understood that intrinsic motivation, (doing
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is one of my modern day heroes. He's a college professor, formerly the head of psychology at the University of Chicago, now director of the Quality of Life Research Center at Claremont Graduate University in California.
I've always had a cherished relationship with my dreams. I've never passed dreams off as the meaningless result of something I ate before I went to bed, or some remnant of a movie watched recently. My dreams to me are pathways into my own soul. To