Be Your Own Hero

When talking with clients I make it a point to say something like, thank the powers to be, this conversation is not about me because my issues make yours look like child’s play. This always gets a good laugh then we get cracking into what’s really going on with them that’s in the way of getting their outcomes. I say this for many reasons and a big one is, the last thing I want is to be is the “hero” in the conversation. I’ll explain. Here’s what I learned about making others our heroes. We idolize them. We give our


We Are Not Broken

Imagine you have the most expensive camera in the world and it’s one of a kind. There is only one and you own it! This camera can never be broken. What determines what the camera will see? The lens you are thinking, and you’re right. We are that camera! Our lens, however, was not put on us by choice. It was constructed by our culture, upbringing, past trauma, etc. The day we wake up is when we learn we can change the lens and see the same world from a different perspective. Different perspectives turn us into highly resourceful humans.


Taking The High Road

When we start to take the high road in life, there may be some opposition. Maybe even from the people, you care about deeply. This is natural and there may be a feeling in the gut that says “retreat!”. If you made a commitment to taking the high road, it not only serves you, it serves everyone around you and the greater good. There must not be any long term retreating in order to get the benefits that will emerge from your commitment. So how do you deal with the opposition? My suggestion is to first understand it so you


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