Ask A Coach: How Can I Reclaim My Power After a Traumatic Event?
Dec 15, 2022 01:20AM ● By Terry Kowolski
Reclaiming your power is a process, but it doesn’t have to take a long time to accomplish. You need a bit of courage to move out of your comfort zone.Read More »
Ask A Coach: How Do I Find My Life’s Purpose?
Nov 17, 2022 05:25AM ● By Adele Wang
But purpose is not what people often think it is. Purpose is not a job. Nor is it a cognitive understanding of life. It’s an internal impulse toward a deeper expression of who you are. It is a combination of your interests, gifts, values and creativity.Read More »
Ask a Coach: I feel disconnected from those closest to me. How can I feel connected again?
Nov 01, 2022 06:00AM ● By Terri Kozlowski
Being kind to others—despite their nastiness—is the best way to respond, but it’s easy to react without thinking and return their inappropriate behavior with unkindness. But spitefulness does nothing but perpetuate negativity. By responding lovingly, you can alter both paths.Read More »
Ask A Coach: Is there a way to celebrate the holidays without losing my peace—and sanity?
Oct 21, 2022 06:15AM ● By Diane Martinez
Having more enjoyable holidays can be done but requires some conscious reflection and decision-making. First, try to shift your focus from the external world to your inner state.Read More »
Ask a Coach: Am I Addicted to Fixing Myself?
Aug 19, 2022 05:30AM ● By Adele Wang
The biggest problem is that people often confuse fixing themselves with knowing themselves. These are not the same energies. Fixing or even “improving” oneself is exhausting, unsustainable and draining; knowing oneself is curious, expansive, sustainable and, ultimately, much more fulfilling.Read More »
Ask A Coach: On the Expectations of Being a Woman
Jul 20, 2022 03:12AM ● By Diane Martinez
Introducing our new Ask a Coach column where you can ask one of our three consulting coaches about just about anything! A new column will appear every month on our website and once a quarter in our print magazine. To submit a question, go to bit.ly/naa-ask-a-coach.Read More »
Ask a Coach: How Do I Build My Self-Confidence?
Jun 15, 2022 12:20AM ● By Terri Kozlowski
People with low self-esteem feel like they’ll fail no matter what they try doing. Those with low self-esteem can fall prey to a victim mentality, in which case they give away their power. On the other hand, confident people are determined to make circumstances work out for them.Read More »
Ask a Coach: Keeping Relationships Going
May 01, 2022 06:00AM ● By Adele Wang
You can start off by offering someone $10 worth of energy, such as a friendly call or text message, and see if it’s returned. If it is, then you can offer $15 next, and go from there. At some point, you might find the balance point where it feels about right for both of you.Read More »
Ask a Coach: How Do I Stop Being a Perfectionist?
Apr 02, 2022 06:00AM ● By Diane Martinez
A pervasive limiting belief that fuels perfectionism is that we are not acceptable as we are—that value, worth and love must be earned, and they are earned through success.Read More »
Ask a Coach: On Burnout
Feb 18, 2022 06:00AM ● By Terri Kozlowski
Most people think burnout is about feeling physically and emotionally exhausted, primarily due to stress. But two additional components to burnout can also play a role: cynicism and blame.Read More »
Ask a Coach: How Can I Keep Other People From Energetically Draining Me So Much?
Feb 01, 2022 06:00AM ● By Adele Wang
Energy is the sum of all of you—your thoughts, your emotions, and how your body is carrying its life force. Your energy field is like a golden cocoon of life force that powers your body or like a beautiful marshmallow that holds all of your light.Read More »