Blogs: Helping You Grow Confiently Into Your Full Potential

Success Is A Group Effort!

No man is an island and no success story is a one man or woman show. Even person who is successful, had help, love and support along the way. Tremendous resources exist all around you. Once you decide to ask for, and are willing to receive help, the doors will begin...

Let’s Get Positive

As a health and wellness coach I take it upon myself to partner with my clients as they seek self-directed, lasting changes that are aligned with their values, enhance their strengths, which promote health and wellness, thereby, enhancing well-being. One thing I see...

Nature: The Ultimate Healer

Vacation. Whenever I think about vacation I think about going to the beach to play in the salty ocean, soak up the sun, and cover myself in sand; or the mountains to hike or ski; or to the river to sail and swim. What all these vacations have in common is immersion in...

Get Smarter While You Sleep!

Sleep, ah sleep, that precious state we all want more of… Its restorative. We feel better, think better, problem solve better, behave better, and perform better when we are well rested. Why we sleep is still a mystery, though scientists are learning more...

GRATITUDE

Over the past several years, likely inspired by VIA and an emphasis on character strengths, there has been quite a bit of research on gratitude. The research has shown that practicing gratitude on a regular basis improves overall wellbeing. Markers found...

Curious?

Curiosity falls in the virtue category of Wisdom. Wisdom is about finding the value in your experiences. Wisdom is also about using ones knowledge, experience, understanding and common sense in ways that serve the greater good of oneself and others. There...

Character Strengths: The Core Of Who You Are

In 1999 Dr. Martin Seligman, Neal Mayerson, and Dr. Chris Peterson founded the Values in Action Institute, now called the VIA Institute on Character. Its goal was to advance the science and the practice of character. The reason was that as practicing...

Strengthen Your Brain!

It’s easy, its fun and its challenging! In an article on brain plasticity Miguel Cavazos provides several ways to increase your brain power. I have included the full article below, but you can also access it here. Neuroplasticity refers to your brain's...

Insights

Taking Insight & Direction From The Heart… Hmmm, courage, now that is a really cool word. I always likened it to being brave which I think of as:  facing my fears to overcome my own personal struggles. But courage is a little different. It’s origin comes from Latin...