What is YOUR Truth?

What does it mean to Speak Your Truth? Truth telling is the practice of honestly expressing our ideas, opinions, and making direct requests with the expectation that we will be acknowledged. The desire to be known, appreciated, and included are universal relationship bonds. The human motivator of being significant influences…

Roasted Garlic Bulbs

Recipe: Roasted Garlic Bulbs

Here’s an easy appetizer for garlic lovers! Serves: A whole garlic bulb is an appetizer for two people Ingredients:      One or more whole bulbs of garlic Olive oil Italian or French bread Salt and pepper Steps: Preheat your oven to 400°F. A toaster oven works great for this!…

What Words Describe You?

Frequently conversations among mutual friends, family circles, and community connections will gravitate to talking about someone else. These conversations may ensue to understand, appreciate, or criticize a person. Think about encounters where you have talked or potentially gossiped about another person. Are the conversations usually positive and uplifting or are…

PLAYING WITH WORDS

For the next seven days play with the following words by selecting one word from this list each day: 1) Whimsical,  2) Wise, 3) Wellbeing, 4) Winning, 5) Wholehearted, 6) Worthy, and 7) Witnessing. Each day be creative in how you apply the word you select.   Think about phrases, wits…

Patience in a Moment of Anger

An ancient Chinese Proverb says “If you can be patient in one moment of anger you will escape 100 days of sorrow.” Hurtful words reverberate deeply in our hearts and words spoken in anger linger in our psyche. Therapists’ offices are filled with people who have been wounded by angry…

Words Are Powerful

Words can soothe a broken heart or pierce one’s confidence in a moment.  Seldom do we pause to notice the impact our words have on ourselves or others. When we mumble a critical self-judgment about something we did or said and then destructively ruminate for hours or days, we limit…

Select One Word to Guide You

For years I have encouraged my coaching clients to select one word to guide their lives.  I have noticed that people overburden themselves with New Year’s resolutions and soon lose motivation on what they wanted to achieve. Selecting one word to influence your choices is a simple technique that can…

Free Downloadable Mini Poster—12 Ways to Change Your Life

Sign up today to get your FREE downloadable 12 Ways to Change Your Life mini-poster! Click here. You will also receive a weekly email with tips and motivation to complete the 12 ways to change your life. Coach Diane’s life mission is “To Be of Service” and for the past…