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Truth Statements

A coaching colleague recently passed along a reframing technique from Blue Ocean Brain. The technique involves creating “Truth Statements,” which helps reprogram our brains from ruminating on negative thoughts to reflecting on positive thoughts. One example of a Truth Statement … Continue reading

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Stop Caring about What You Don’t Care About

I binged on TEDx Talks this past weekend. One title really caught my attention: “The Magic of Not Giving a F***” My apologies, in advance, if the title is offensive. If it is, replace the unpleasantry with the word “care,” … Continue reading

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Decorating Your Life

Creating your life is like decorating your house. You look around and think, hmmm, that blank wall needs something…what might look good there? And then you get an idea or start looking around at options and, voila, find something. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Beat Yourself Up?

>> If you are going on a 50-mile journey, do you berate yourself at mile 1, and mile 2, and mile 7, and mile 37 because you’re not there yet? >> If you have planted a garden, do you shame … Continue reading

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