Category Archive for "Motivation & Change"

Doctor’s Prescription: Life Coaching Belongs in Our Healthcare System

Doctors at the Bethesda Free Medical Clinic where I volunteer prescribe life coaching. Like doctors everywhere, they are experts trained to diagnose medical problems and to prescribe the right treatments. They advise their patients to stop smoking, start working out,

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Personal Improvement is a House with Many Rooms.

I came across this great quote lately and immediately thought of a recent coaching client of mine. The client wanted my assistance with losing weight. While not obese or even significantly overweight, she has been concerned with her health and

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Worry as a Badge of Honor: Choice Between Worry and Care

Last week I had a client whom I was debriefing following her Energy Leadership Index Assessment (ELI). The ELI assessment provides insights into how we show up in various aspects of our life. It measures a person’s potential leadership ability by her

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Choices and Habits Make You Gifted and Talented

I could not resist re-blogging this recent post from the talented Seth Godin: Actually, it goes the other way Wouldn’t it be great to be gifted? In fact… It turns out that choices lead to habits. Habits become talents. Talents are labeled gifts.

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Choice of Moving Forward or Being Stuck in Life

My daughter’s apartment was robbed yesterday. She lost all of her electronics, which to a 19-year-old in college, in the middle of her midterms, is rather disastrous. After the initial shock, she made a wise decision to step up, take

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