Life Coaching, Purpose

The Problem with Your New Year’s Resolution and How to Fix it

"You never keep your New Year's resolutions. What's wrong with you?" If you don't want to read the whole post then here's the quick and dirty answer. There is nothing wrong with you. The resolution is the problem. Now, let's continue. I stopped making new year's resolutions years ago. Rather than making new year's resolutions… Continue reading The Problem with Your New Year’s Resolution and How to Fix it

Life Coaching, TYC Living

Six Months Into Grace

Well, half the year is over and I'm still living, moving, and have my being in God's grace. My #oneword for this year is "Grace." Every year I choose a word that embodies my goals and directs my personal strategy for achieving those goals. My one word basically serves as a reminder throughout the year.… Continue reading Six Months Into Grace

Life Coaching, TYC Living

Wait is an Action Verb

I can't believe it's already April. I'm so busy that the spring just sprung itself on me. What am I busy doing? Well, let's see... As a novice container gardener I am waiting for the last frost so I can move my veggies outside. I'm waiting for my younger son to make his college choice.… Continue reading Wait is an Action Verb

Life Coaching, TYC Living

Just Stop Talking

The end of the year is approaching and we're all making plans for next year. My husband and I are in the process of choosing our #oneword for 2021. It's a "thing" in our home. We pray and meditate on God's instruction for the coming year. Then, we choose a word that will keep us… Continue reading Just Stop Talking

Life Coaching, TYC Living

Be Honest with Me

Did you miss me? Be honest. It's okay if you didn't even notice I was away. It's been a few weeks since I lasted posted on Shine TYC. I've been consumed by completing the first draft of a project that's due — and my older son's wedding and my younger son's college applications. If I'm… Continue reading Be Honest with Me

Family/Relationships, Life Coaching, TYC Living

5 Reasons You Might Need to Burn Bridges

I'm simple but complex. To me, those things are not at odds with each other. The opposite of simple is "complicated"— not complex. Complication is horizontal. Complexity is vertical. When you're life is complicated it has a lot of interconnected parts popping off in multiple directions. On the other hand, a complex life is having… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Might Need to Burn Bridges

Family/Relationships, Life Coaching

You Can’t Please Everybody, But You’re Still Trying

Many of my clients are "people pleasers" and struggle to live on purpose because of it. You should certainly try to live at peace with everyone, as it depends on you. That's Romans 12:18. However, you will never live a conflict free life because there will always be people who don't like what you stand… Continue reading You Can’t Please Everybody, But You’re Still Trying