5 Tips to Defeat Autumn Anxiety

Aloha,   Fall often signals new beginnings at work. Businesses launch that fourth quarter scramble to meet optimistic corporate goals set earlier in the year. We show up to work to find that we’ve got new urgent projects to implement or demanding objectives to reach before the holidays hit. To top it off, the easy-going […]

Casting Light on the Shadow

“Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. . . . But if it is repressed and isolated from consciousness, it never gets corrected.” Carl Jung   For the past few months, I’ve talked about the Shadow (Dancing with the Shadow and Uh Oh! The […]

5 Secrets to Getting Yourself To Do What You Don’t Want To Do

Aloha,   In my trainings and seminars lately, I’ve been focusing a lot on what I call Empowerment Fit because I recognize that physical health and fitness is key to empowerment and optimal performance in all areas of life. As I teach about it, I see my students getting jazzed and eager to get on board and turn […]

Turning Fear Into Power

Aloha, I remember checking out that book, Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway!, back in the ‘80’s. And while I applaud anyone whose intention is to help others break through barriers to a more fulfilling life, I question whether that’s really the best way to deal with fear. Here’s my thinking:   It’s true that most […]