Empowering vs. Enabling

Empowering vs. Enabling

There is a fine line between empowering people and enabling them. This falls under boundaries. So often, the very things we do to help our friends, our children, and family members aren’t actually helping them. Instead, we’re setting them up to be weak instead of...
Setting Healthy Boundaries

Setting Healthy Boundaries

Having boundaries is not a selfish thing, it’s a selfless thing. I can’t recall one speech, workshop, or coaching session in which there has not been overwhelming agreement among the participants that setting and sticking with boundaries is a problem.  Most times when...
A year to remember

A year to remember

I am sure you feel the same way I do that this year seems to have flown by faster than most. This time last year, I was helping my daughter with a newborn and as she adjusted to being a mom. It is surreal to see your baby have a baby and think it was not too long ago...
A Month of Reflection

A Month of Reflection

This is a very important month for me. Not only do I get to celebrate my grandson’s first birthday, but mine is just 5 days later. What a gift to share our birthday months! I know that was divinely orchestrated by our loved ones in Heaven and I am so grateful for...
Your Front and Center

Your Front and Center

Imagine you’re standing on a stage looking out at the rows and rows of people in front of you. In your life, the people who are closest to you are in what I call your front row. I’ve taught hundreds of people what I call the front row exercise. It’s about making sure...