Tools for No … The Pause

(from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the challenges of no – that “yes” is easy and that boundaries (“no”) are hard. In response, I had several people tell me that it’s so true for them and […]

Yes Is Easy … Boundaries Are Hard

(Excerpt from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) When I speak to audiences, I often ask them how many of them are great at saying “yes” to others, and an overwhelming number of hands go up. I then ask how many of them are […]

They’re Your Buttons

Recently, someone asked me how they could prevent people from pushing their buttons. More specifically, they asked me “How can I choose not to react when people attempt to push my buttons?” It’s a great question and she asked me to write more about this, so here I am. The […]

The Reality of Fear

(Excerpt from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) Last week I wrote to you about feeling lost or stuck and the reality that being stuck is a choice. I also closed out my thoughts with a few comments on fear – the importance of […]

There’s No Stuck

(Excerpt from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) There have been times in my life when I felt lost and said so, whether it was meant generally or specifically about a certain aspect of my life, and this is something I regularly hear from […]

Just Explore

(Excerpt from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) Have you ever been lost? Have you ever felt lost? I’m sure that I have at some point in my life (at least metaphorically), but one specific experience on the Camino taught me this powerful lesson […]

Just See Them

(Excerpt from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) On January 15, 2018, less than a year after my Camino journey, Sandra Nischwitz (known as Mom to me) took her last breath. Mom was 80 years old, and I realized many months after her death, […]