What are you Making That Mean?

One of my favorite self-coaching questions, and one I have asked every client at some point, is “What are you making that mean?”  Some folks are stumped by the question, as if the circumstance they just described was an indelible truth with only one...

Expect Magic

I just returned from an extraordinary experience that quite possibly has changed me forever.  I know that’s a big statement, but I’ll warn you that what follows is even bigger and more ‘woo-woo’ than that.  In fact, it’s so big, one blog...

The King’s Speech and I

The essential self knows nothing about credentials.  It cannot be held back by fear that a lack of academic credentials (or years of direct experience or some other prerequisite) means you can’t do the thing that your heart desires most.  I’ll say this as...

Look There, Go There

Many of my personal epiphanies have come from snowboarding.  The process of learning to ride (beginning when I was 39) has spawned countless metaphors about life (and from a previous post, you know I love a metaphor), all worthy of discussion.  One of my favorites is...

In the Life Kitchen

I love a good metaphor as much as I love a bad pun.  When I’m hungry for a tasty metaphor, I need only step into my kitchen. Like me, my kitchen is small and doesn’t have a lot of storage space, but is stocked with plenty of tools to whip up a marvelous...