Kimberly

When You’ve Had Enough

Has a particular situation in your world been dragging on and on? Maybe you’ve been patiently waiting for it to resolve ~ and now it’s been years. You’ve been living with continuous discomfort ~ because it hasn’t gotten extreme. And when you look back at the last five years of your life, you realize that you’ve made only incremental progress. 

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Kimberly

Paradox in the Modern World

We are drowning in data and information. The world has become increasingly complex, and technology has vastly increased the amount of data that is collected. There’s so much data that is is impossible to digest it all. Paradoxically, in our data-saturated world our data sets are always incomplete.

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Kimberly

The Gift of Burnout

Are you ruminating or is your mind spinning at bedtime? Are you working on weekends and through lunch? Are you drinking a lot, or fighting with your partner on a regular basis? If any of these sound familiar, you’ll want to pay close attention. They’re signs that you’re approaching burnout.

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Kimberly

Finding Equanimity

When someone blasts you with their anger or treats you in a way that you don’t appreciate, does your energy level drop? Do you start to feel bad? Or in some situations, do you get derailed for the rest of the day?

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Kimberly

Nothing is Actually Wrong

Under times of stress, staying positive is the hardest thing to do. This is because most of us consistently retreat into the fear response in the face of uncertainty. It’s not unusual. It’s NORMAL. But that doesn’t mean it’s HELPFUL.

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Kimberly

Dancing with Reality

You ask for it, and it shows up. A parking spot right in front of the store. Socks that exactly match the shirt you adore. A new opportunity. A new home, right when you need it.

In times like these it is difficult to maintain the illusion that we are separate, isolated personalities floating along in a random universe, fighting for ourselves. It looks like something is listening to us and responding to our requests. It’s almost as if this life and this universe were … interactive.

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Kimberly

The little secret that no one talks about

The endless to-do list. Pages and pages of information to read. Not enough hours in the day. Falling into bed exhausted each evening with plenty left undone. We say we’re in the churn, swamped, overloaded, or underwater. We wonder when it’s going to end!

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Kimberly

Mastering Your Mindset

Some people thrive in the face of difficult challenges, and others feel hopeless and shut down. The difference is in MINDSET. Research now shows that possessing a strategic mindset predicts goal achievement and success. Those who embrace challenges and grapple with failure have better outcomes than those who use avoidance when they start to struggle.

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Kimberly

Do men really “lack empathy”?

I was on a call with a dozen coaches a few weeks ago, discussing a situation in which a male manager of the team was having difficulty relating to how one of his female colleagues was feeling. A more traditional fellow, he appeared more comfortable with data and facts than with feelings.

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