Auto-pilots

These “auto-pilots” comes up again and again, don’t they? So does the reminder message that change really does begin when we start observing where we do things automatically. By tuning in to where we react (versus choose a response) the most, we can...

“Should” Spotting

The other day a client asked me how I pick up on “shoulds” so easily. She has been working on more conscious decision making by noticing how often she decides something based on how she thinks something should be done, or should look. I told her that like everyone, I...

Pain In The Planner

The unexplainable phenomenon of client themes is something I enjoy routinely in my practice. I know I’ve talked and blogged about this, but bare with me – I am fascinated by not just this theme, but the similarity in chosen solutions running in the last few...

Zip Dip

I love coffee. The smell…the taste…even the sound of the beans grinding makes my mouth water. I drink it almost daily. (I’m having some now.) For many years I went beyond enjoying to using, past using to abusing. I justified it to either jump-start me in my afternoon...

Sidestepping Overwhelm

This spring took an unstable turn recently. Constant changes rocked me one way, then the next- and I’m not just talking about the weather. It’s true that springtime in Texas means you wake to days that seem like the meteorological equivalent to schizophrenia,...