Envisioning Success

It’s only fitting that I created this post on my oldest daughter’s birthday! She herself has worked tremendously hard for her success as a newly graduated resident physician in New York City!  As a coach, I often recommend to my clients an exercise where they close their eyes and envision themselves as their future selves. I […]

25 of the Best Mindset Affirmations

Affirmations are a wonderful way to start to change your mindset from negative and disempowering to positive and incredibly empowering! Your mindset is one of the key contributors to your success.I can’t tell you how many women I speak to and work with who struggle with low self-esteem, lack of confidence, negative thinking- and it can […]

Want Life to Work Out For You?

Glenda (not her real name) isn’t happy.  It’s weird too–she feels like she should be.  She’s got a great job and her kids are busy and doing pretty well in school.  She has a great group of friends, and her parents are healthy and live an hour away from her.  Her marriage is okay.  It […]

How to Make a List of Your Values

Recently, I wrote an article about Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success.  At the bottom of his Pyramid of Success are his 12 Lessons in Leadership.  These are obviously geared toward a sports team, but this information can also be translated into your real-life relationships–personal and professional.   For example:  #1.  Good values attract good […]

John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success–It’s Not Just for Players

I recently watched a Ted Talk with Coach John Wooden–which was really inspiring (Did you know?  The word inspire comes from a Latin word which means to breathe ~Source: dictionary.com) .  Coach Wooden’s speech is filled with his old-fashioned notion of values, which is peppered throughout with stories from his own life. During his talk, he mentions his Pyramid […]

What’s Steering Your Ship?

Do you feel like you have no control over your life?   Can I ask you a question?  What’s steering your ship?   Your ship represents you and your precious life. Fears, inaccurate and unchallenged beliefs, and ineffective habits all try to steer your ship which leads to the inability to live your best life. Picture a boat […]

Playing in the Game of Life

You are not meant to sit on the sidelines of life, watching the action. You are meant to be playing in the game–playing in the Game of Life.  There is nothing wrong with being cheerleaders or supporters of the players on the field, but you owe it to yourself to engage in life, too.  Somewhere, between the sidelines and […]

Quote of the Week–Teddy Roosevelt’s Quote on Daring Greatly

“It is not the critic who counts:  not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs […]

10 Roadblocks to Your Success-Breaking Down the Brick Wall

(This is a guest post written by my Handsome Husband, Don Nenninger)  Imagine that you are walking down a path and a brick wall has been placed directly in front of you. It’s solid, it’s tangible, and it’s obvious that something needs to change for you to continue. Or, you can stay exactly where you […]

Visualize Your Future and Success Your Way

Vision boards are a fun and creative way to express your dreams and goals.  It’s a road map to your best life that can have you on the path to incredible success in no time! Sometimes goal-setting seems, well, boring! It’s a great way to accomplish wonderful things in your life, but many people put […]