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  • Water in the Desert
    There’s a canyon near Palm Springs, California which is home to an stand of California Palm Trees. The palms in this oasis grow...

  • The Oz in Our Minds
    ...if only I were different, I'd be happy. There’s a mental model at work here that is as scary as those flying monkeys. ..

  • Resilience
    ...by exercising the mental muscles that support resilience we can be better prepared to cope and to get through a difficult time rather than getting mired and stuck in it.

  • I'm Taking a Personal Day
    ...how we might use the idea of “holiday” to reflect and celebrate in more personal ways...

  • Happy Talk
    Many people want to escape conflict. The challenge arises when we must hold conversations in which the value emerges from putting different and conflicting perspectives out on the table...

  • Gratitude
    There’s considerable evidence that people who make time to acknowledge and express gratitude for their lives are happier than those who take things for granted or focus on what they don’t have...

  • Getting Unstuck
    Even coaches get the blues...

  • Get Cookin'!
    ...I sometimes encounter clients who feel that they, too, have lost their original flavor in some translation process...

  • Fight or Flight?
    At the risk of sounding a little “woo-woo”, I acknowledge that sometimes I do get signals from the universe about what I should and should not be doing...

  • Extreme Makeover
    My proposal is to change life seasons by retiring some old questions and wearing some new ones...

  • Dandelions
    Have you ever noticed that dandelions have a great survival strategy?

  • Dances with Squirrels
    This is when I start to get squirrelly...

  • Can You Hear Me Now?
    Like cell phone coverage, we all have places in our lives where it’s a challenge to effectively connect...

  • Baby You Can Drive My Car
    I zoom through life under the impression I’m in the driver’s seat and I know where I’m going...