Here’s What Happens After You Deal with Your Emotional Pain

Often when you watch a Hollywood drama about a painful emotional experience, you’re glad to escape the trauma when the lights come up. Or if an acquaintance is enduring a difficult time in her life, you think “I’m glad it’s her, not me.” You have the opportunity to...

What Everybody Ought to Know about Uncomfortable Emotions

You may wish that you could “walk away” from the uncomfortable emotions or the emotional pain of your life- the shame of a relationship ended badly, the fear of failure, anger of abandonment, the emptiness and grief in the loss of someone you love. Your wishful...

What do Sleepy, Dopey and Doc have to do with Finding Life Purpose?

You probably don’t believe that the guy-saves-girl fairytale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs has anything to do with figuring out the meaning and purpose for your life. Hold on. Think about it. The fairytale stepdaughter found her way to her new life with seven...

6 Surprising Reasons Why Being Vulnerable Can Help You Find Your True Self

How often do you miss out on an opportunity because you don’t express your real interest- you’re afraid of looking too eager, or desperate? Or you don’t try something new for fear of looking foolish or inappropriate? When I talk with people about where my life has...
What is Life Coaching?

What is Life Coaching?

Many of the people who are interested in working with me often ask this question- what is Life Coaching anyway? Short of giving you a dissertation on the comprehensive methods available through Integral Theory and Integral Coaching, and a recap of my personal history...
Why Confronting Anger May Be a Waste of Time

Why Confronting Anger May Be a Waste of Time

How frequently does someone say something hurtful to you, and you wonder what you did to deserve that? I used to react to people as if every offense was purposeful and meant to cause me great harm. I now get that what people do and say often has nothing to do with me-...