Don’t “Just Do It”

I’m guessing you’ve heard of the “Just do it” slogan. Who hasn’t? Sure seems to work well for Nike. After all they’ve been using it since 1988. But I don’t think it works well as an approach to change. In fact, I think it’s one of the common mistakes we make when...
Call Me Bigfoot

Call Me Bigfoot

You don’t get to choose if you’ll have change in your life. Yes, you can be intentional about inviting it in or holding it back. But at some point, in some way, your life will shift. More than once. And when those transitions come you get to decide how to dance with...

Got Feelings?

I’m spending a few days in Yachats, my favorite spot on the Oregon coast. Last week while trying to arrange a time to get together with my friend, Jen, we discovered that she was headed to the same section of beach at the same time. Yesterday she and her two kids...
Leaving Stuck

Leaving Stuck

A friend asked how happy I was in my marriage. “80-90%” I replied. “Wow, that’s pretty high,” said my friend who felt unhappy in his marriage. I don’t know how most people would rate their relationship to happiness, but I was pretty happy. My husband treated me in a...