There’s a fine line between modeling and inspiring. And the distinction is an important one. I spent many years as a business coach/consultant. One very common piece of advice espoused by many was that to become successful you have to model a successful person. I learned the hard way that modeling success most certainly does not guarantee success. I don’t advocate modeling. I’ve shared my doubts about modeling success in… Read More »Modeling Success vs. Following Your Own Path
follow your heart
Why is it whenever we’re trying to make a big decision, we end up in a battle between heart and head? Your heart urges you to dive in headfirst. You feel inspired. It feels good. It feels right. And then, your head gets into the game and spoils all the fun. It begins analyzing the decision and brings up all the reasons it’s not a good idea. It reminds you… Read More »The Battle Between Heart and Head [Video]
This week my husband and I celebrated our 36th wedding anniversary. I asked him if things had turned out the way he expected. Has marriage been what he thought it would be? He shared that it was actually better. You see, he had a pretty bleak attitude about the future when he was younger. In fact, he will tell you he didn’t expect to live this long. That’s a whole… Read More »What I’ve Learned After 36 Years of Marriage
I had an epiphany when I was journaling this morning. I have been following inspiration all along! Not just this past year, or since 2008 when I began listening more closely to my heart. No. I have actually been following inspiration for my entire life. I realized that following inspiration doesn’t mean you’re always on cloud nine, or that everything is going the way you want. Life has its ups… Read More »Turns Out I’ve Been Following Inspiration All Along!