Developing Your I-Story is a Key to Making an Impact

Today’s post is by my friend and colleague Life Coach and author Sheri Kaye Hoff.  Please enjoy this excerpt from her new book- Be the Inspiration: 7 Ways to Inspire Your World.  Thank you Sheri for writing this book and including my story along with the touching and inspirational stories of other men and women.  You have raised the bar and birthed a book that is already creating positive change for thousands of our fellow travelers.  I loved reading it and I know others will too.  ~Janet Developing your I-story is a key to making an impact in your professional…

Mindfulness

Today’s post is rather long, but I thought you might enjoy an excerpt from my new book, Nurturing Wellness Through Radical Self-Care: A Living in Balance Workbook. The mindfulness excerpt fits well into our overall theme and is one of the philosophies that combine perfectly to help you create inner harmony and a increasingly more positive, relaxed approach to life. I hope you find the information helpful. ~Janet Mindfulness has become popular in the United States as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). MBSR education began in 1979, developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.  Mindfulness refers…

Nurturing Wellness Through Radical Self-Care

New book coming late winter 2012 It was a lucky day when Phil Warren, a Canadian professor of psychology and music came into my life.   Phil and I were members of a professional energy psychology list serve and he was introducing his new baby, Radiant Energies Balance.  At the time REB was a self-help energy psychology with the ability to create a relaxation deep enough to balance the autonomic nervous system and get stressed out folks out of the fight or flight response.  Phil needed professionals to test drive REB in their office, and I and an hypnotherapist from England…

You Raise Me Up

Sometimes crazy thoughts come to my mind just because of the title.  We humans are so doubters.  We say things like: You Raise Me Up?  What? Who raises me up?  I don’t understand!  Why?  When I get Raised Up, how long do I have to wait before I begin to feel better? Is You Raise Me Up talking about God?  I guess the interpretation is up to you and me.  Maybe it is describing the love of a trusted friend, parent, life partner.  A good relationship, spiritual or otherwise, is a relationship that is dependable, honest, loyal and strong no…

Eating Disorders and the Holidays

We are so lucky to have the opporutinity to welcome Becky Henry as our guest blogger. She is the Author of Just Tell Her to Stop, an award winning book for families who care for an member with an eating disorder.  She is the founder of Hope Network a wonderful support sommunity.  I recommend her book to clients with eating disorders and also to their family members as it is the only book of its kind on the market. Families living with an eating disorder can find the holidays extra challenging with all the focus on food. There are so many…