Do People Change?

In conversations about raising kids or about office politics, I’m sure you’ve heard me say:  “Personality is destiny.” Ask any parents of grown children, and they will tell you that

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“I Should Be Happy” Syndrome

...I still hear from clients all the time: “I Should be happy!” The rest is implied: “…but I’m not”. Here are some of the signs and symptoms of the “I Should be Happy” Syndrome, in case you want to self-diagnose: - You’ve done everything right: studied at the right school, got the right job, live in the right place, with the right family. And yet, secretly, you feel like you have failed somewhere. - You are an expert at the job that you like, and still, you feel like you could be doing something better. - You have everything that you need, and many of the things that you want, yet you feel like something is seriously missing....

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Didn’t Win the Mega Million? Here’s What You Do Now.

Did you buy a ticket for the Powerball? I  hope that you won! The chances are that you didn’t. Below are some ideas to help you get closer to your dreams,

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50 Signs You Need a Change

I can name at least 50 things that are terrifying about making a change, as you shift from what you know (and possibly hate) to what you don’t know (and

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Are You Kidding Me?

On Sunday, April Fools’ Day, did you pull off any pranks?  Did you get anyone? Did anyone get you? Were you amused? Angry? Surprised? Shocked? Relieved? I believe that the jokes

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How to Feel Good About Change

What is your story about change?  Do you sigh, tighten up and say “Change is hard!”? Do you take an approach of a seasoned programmer: “If it’s working, don’t change

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Are You Good Company?

Are you good company?  I’m sure you are nice. And funny. And well-mannered. You mostly know when to say something, and when to keep quiet, right? Yet, being good company

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You Are Your Neighborhood

We are looking for a new house for our family.   As we drive around the different neighborhoods, I notice the people who live there. Mostly, they are oblivious to

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How to Start a Revolution of Love

The devastating  massacre in Norway , a loss of US troops in Iraq, a tragic  suicide of a teen, a heartbreaking passing of Amy  Winehouse, a recent death of Whitney Houston were all

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Are You Enough?

I sat down on a bench, proud of myself for jogging to the park rather than driving. The baby was sleeping peacefully in the stroller. 2 minutes of peace. Catching

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