Tagged as: inner lizard

your destiny: the one big teaching that Buddhism, yoga, and self-help miss out on

The Beauty of In-Sight From Buddhism we learn to navigate our thoughts and emotions, take responsibility for them, and not label them as good or bad. We invite in fear, anger, or jealousy and sit with them instead of avoid them. From self-help with learn that when we’re upset with people, it usually has more…

Aug 20, 2013 · Read More · Comment

stressed and overwhelmed? how to stop feeling that way

Life Coaching Tools for Stress and Overwhelm No matter how varied my life coaching clients are, wherever in the world they come from, or whatever their background, at some point in our work together we’ll come to this point. “I feel overwhelmed and stressed.” Life has gone haywire, the cow crap has hit the fan,…

Jun 26, 2013 · Read More · Comment (2)

what do to when you feel overwhelmed and want to give up

When you don’t have it all figured out Keep going When you’re afraid of what others will think Keep going When you wonder how you’ll pay the bills Keep going When the light at the end of the tunnel is missing And your best friend says you’re crazy When your husband thinks your nuts And…

Jun 13, 2013 · Read More · Comment

there will always be somebody who doesn’t like what you do. letting in the ones who do

I’ve always believed it when I heard someone say I should do what I do differently. I’ve mostly tried really hard to be something or someone I thought someone else thought I should be. I’ve looked up at pretty much everyone, and down at myself–pretty impressive hey, given that I’m over 5′ 9″? It’s my…

Jun 5, 2012 · Read More · Comment (2)

new york in short + grabbing the lizard brain by the jugular

MY FLYING MANTRA I’m not the only one petrified to fly. Anxiety runs in my family. My aunt once leapt from her seat to stand near the closing door to the plane cabin, so she could take what felt like her last breaths. “Mam, we need you to take your seat NOW.’ ‘I know, I…

May 8, 2012 · Read More · Comment (3)

truth always feels good. a 4-step exploration of speaking up

I am not an expert at this. I’m not a pro. But then again, word has it that what we need to learn is what we teach best–because if we did it automatically, if it came instantly and naturally, how would we know how it happened? I had a whole schedule written up for inspired…

Jan 27, 2012 · Read More · Comment