The Limits of Reliability.

When Values Fail to Serve, and the Lessons Therein. Values, as the name implies, are beliefs we find personally meaningful. Many of us cherish our values and yet fail to recognize the power of these principles. Because I acknowledge these ethics as fundamental to an authentic existence, I became certified in the Point of Value…

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Achieving Emotional Equilibrium: The Ultimate Balancing Act

Looking at 2 case studies in-progress. My DRIVEN work has become exclusively focused on coaching for the coming months. Not only is this thrilling, but it’s also been fascinating to witness the patterns and themes these motivated professionals, spanning many industries, are wrestling with. And like an image slowly falling into focus through a thick…

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Three Little Words.

How Language Directly Affects Our Thoughts. I had an unusual, emotionally ambivalent experience during a coaching session this week. In a single statement uttered by my client (we’ll call her Alice), I winced twice AND had an epiphany! Curious about Alice’s loaded proclamation? She said, “I should have prepared more for the training session. But…

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Coffee and a Smartphone.

How to Avoid Disaster Using Mindfulness. Here’s an important question. Do you text while driving? Your reflexive response might be, “Of course not. Around 3,000 people die each year due to texting and other distractions while driving”. Duly noted! So, may I ask you this? Have you ever texted while walking? “Well, yes! We all…

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The Stanley Effect.

Three Central Tenets, One Huge Inspiration. I’m leaning into my independence and taking creative license this month. This is one of the perks of being my own boss! Not only have I delayed the release of DRIVEN’s monthly newsletter and blog article by one week, but today’s piece is not even our traditional type of…

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Making The Move.

Valuable Life Lessons from a High-Stress Scenario. Have you ever experienced the “red car syndrome”? You know, when you learn a new word, or are introduced to a new dog breed, or are exposed to the music of an artist you’ve not yet discovered, and then the word, doggie or music magically pops up everywhere…

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Diametrically Opposed.

Harnessing The Power of Emotional Ambivalence. I’m still haunted. The scene is looping in my mind’s eye. It was my first time seeing the felled trees at beloved Dockside Park, and my viscerally emotional response. I felt sucker punched as I realized the apparent contradiction this posed. You see, these iconic trees were “slaughtered” in…

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Take it From a Healthy Habits Fanatic.

3 Tiny Changes That Will Keep You In The Present. As I’ve been settling into a daily cadence, my well-being has become an effortless endeavor. Okay, that’s not entirely true, but it is becoming intentional! In my last article, I shared five tactics for anchoring moments of mental rejuvenation into your day. These strategic seconds serve…

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