Category: Self Awareness

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“I got this.” Words of Wisdom from a 4-year-old When I thought about writing this post related to self-confidence, I kept racking my brain for famous quotes and words of advice from inspirational leaders. I then realized that the inspiration was living under my roof and under four feet tall. My 4-year old daughter has […]

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“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.” Brené Brown The most important relationship you’ll have in your life is the one you have with yourself. Think of all the relationships you encounter in your lifetime. Whether it be the one with a partner, your friends, […]

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Before diving into some tips, let’s establish what self-confidence is. Simply put, it’s your perception of YOU – what you think and how you feel about the constellation of talents, skills, abilities, experiences, personality, etc. that are uniquely you. It includes a positive view of self, neither exaggerated or deflated, and a feeling of trust […]

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“Sometimes we need to be brave enough to outgrow the life we’ve built.” Unknown Life is a series of challenges, opportunities, crossroads and realizations. We all navigate these daily. When it gets really painful, a critical juncture may call for a rebuild. We know we’re past that expiration date when we start to feel restless, […]

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Professional coaching is pretty fantastic. It shouldn’t be very controversial that I have that opinion; I am, after all, a professional coach myself. Years of doing this kind of work have taught me (just a little) humility, though. So I recognize that no product or service is universal, and there might be all sorts of […]

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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt When I read this quote, it sounds like such a simple concept, until that icky feeling of “not feeling good enough” overtakes me. (And, yes, Coaches can feel inferior too!) So, what can we do? It’s a question I get asked a lot as a […]

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Let’s be honest, many, if not most, would agree that the concept  “Career Advancement made easy” is a pipe dream. Thinking about career advancement may evoke resentful feelings of hopelessness and frustration at not finding a future role or work culture in which they feel valued and fulfilled.  Career advancement looks different to everyone. For many, […]

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“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” Suzy Kassem If self-doubt is an assassin, it’s skilled at killing your dreams quietly and quickly without you knowing. It will mask itself as a cautious thinker or a shrewd risk analyst and send your dream to the grave before you realize it.  Self-doubt is a common […]

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