Tag Archives: Focus

Strength Train Your Most Precious Resource:
It’s Your Attention

strength train your attention

And you can strengthen it in just twenty-one minutes a day. When you decide that SOMETHING has got to change, no matter what that is, the process has to begin in your mind. And the gateway to your mind is to become more aware of what you focus on. Though in the past I would […]

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It’s Your Attention

A Perfectly Imperfect Ordinary Day


I’d love to be able to tell you I’ve always been crystal clear on the direction of my life and my business, but that would be a lie. We all hit those crossroads where life is changing, and – even if we’ve chosen the changes – life can feel hazy. Sometimes, we try to hang […]

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Darling, It’s Time To Clear Up Those Undones


Let me tell you one of the secrets to creating a life you love: you can’t welcome the new into your life until you let go of the old stuff that is no longer a part of your path forward. I’ve been reminded of this the last couple of weeks.  Often. The first thing that […]

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Develop Your Year: Beginning Now


When 2010 began, I believed it would end up being my worst year ever: my personal life was in shambles, work was stressful, and my mom had been diagnosed with cancer.  Even though I had a several-years-old practice of choosing a word of the year as my focus, with all of the stress in my […]

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9 Ways to Preserve Your New Year’s Focus

New Year

Happy First Week of January, my darling.  How are you? We are officially past the holidays, and the task at hand is to settle back into the normal rhythm of life after the excitement of the holiday season. Some of you may welcome the return to routines.  Some of you may be giddy with the […]

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Love Your Life: Winter Solstice Rituals


We’re approaching the shortest day of the year, the Winter Solstice.  The sun is setting earlier and rising later. The edges of the dawn have been soft and subtle with the most beautiful filter of clouds. A new morning ritual has emerged the last few weeks:  I go into my office to begin the day’s […]

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Midsummer: Dreams & Discomfort

Midsummer: Dreams & Discomfort

I know the typical theme for summer is “the lazy days of summer,” but in feeling the pulse of the world around me, it’s not what I’m witnessing or hearing from friends and clients.  Instead,  I’m seeing packed weekends, fast-paced vacations, and the push to do more.   I’m certainly not immune from getting caught up […]

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