Archive | listening

RSS feed for this section

Are You Truly Listening?

Learning to TRULY listen to ourselves can take a bit of practice. With our busy lives and all the information and stimuli that is constantly coming in, there is often SO much noise – in the form of ‘shoulds’, of unwanted thoughts that don’t serve us, of other people’s voices & expectations etc. – that …

Are You Committed or Feeling Obligated?

Every once in a while, it is an excellent idea to step back and reflect on what you are truly committed to in your life. Take a moment, now, to think about what is most important to you. Is it family, a passion, a certain relationship, a hobby, connecting with people, ambition, travel, your work …

3 Questions to Lead You Back to Powerful You

So, you’re moving along your day and everything is fine, maybe even much better than fine. Then, something happens. It might be a comment from someone, a phone call, a situation that arises or even something that you hear on the news. Suddenly it’s like a little button is pushed as something in your mind …

Do You Practice TRUE Self-Care?

Recently I’ve been using strong language when it comes to Self-Care – talking about an epidemic of over-committed, over-worked, over-giving people (mostly women) & saying we need a Self-Care Revolution. Sounds a bit dramatic, perhaps, but I think we need to really look at the current situation. You hear the term Self-Care a lot out …

Step into Boldness

Being Bold. Of course that means different things to different people. Speaking in front of a group of strangers is bold (and scary!) to a lot of people, while others revel in standing in front of a group. When we’re on an Artful Journey, living life on our own terms, being Bold is like a …

Self-Full: The New Selfish

A first-time client, let’s call her Betty, was telling me about where she was right now in her life. She was exhausted and I could see this in her eyes and hear it in her voice. Her light-hearted spirit was anything but light. There was a heaviness around her that didn’t really feel like her. …