Shift Happens! Moving From Criticism to Curiosity

I am fascinated by the turnaround I witness in my clients when they shift their focus from criticism to curiosity. Especially starting with themselves! When they are in self-critical mode, their body is rigid, and their voice is somewhat strained and tight. Conversely, when they get curious, their whole being changes – they relax, breathe… Read more »

Are you making a lion out of a donkey!?

There’s a poignant story that my dear friend and coach, Elizabeth told me that I find particularly inspiring. It was based on a parable first written by Emmett Fox many, many years ago. There was a woman who was so irritated by the local donkey in her neighbor’s yard. He would bray all day, and… Read more »

With the critical inch, priorities are a cinch!

One of the biggest issues my clients face is what I call, being bloated at the banquet of life; overfed but undernourished. It manifests in the nagging experience of being both overwhelmed yet unfulfilled. I hear the same complaint over and over, that points to a lack of clarity and satisfaction on what are their… Read more »

If You Don’t Throw the Ball Back, There’s No Game

Not only is life a laboratory for learning (a luscious one I might add) but it’s also a game as well. Clients come to me from time to time trying to resolve upsets or disagreements they are having with people in their lives; personally and professionally. Maybe it’s their 8 year old son who knows it… Read more »

Luscious Life Lesson: Create a Possibility Posse

When one finally decides to surrender one’s membership to the BMW (Bitch, Moan, Whine) Club, with all its perks, one might worry, “What in the world will take its place?” To which I say, “Create a Possibility-Posse” instead. While initially it may feel cathartic to spew your discontent and have it sent back at you,… Read more »

Luscious Life Lesson- Let February be the month of Love-—Starting with Yourself!

Too often February is associated with romantic love, and very rarely, self-love. Well here’s the deal, if you don’t have a deep appreciation for yourself, who you are and what you bring to the world, all the flowers, candy and re-runs of “Sleepless in Seattle,” will get you bupkiss! (don’t you just love that word,… Read more »