Mis-step On Goals? Stop Chasing Those Shiny Things!

Too many people have dreams, and even set goals, but don’t achieve what they are capable of. There are as many reasons for getting off track as there are people who do so, but one of the main reasons I have observed in my consulting and hypnotherapy practices is the need to chase those shiny […]

Talking Trash

One of the most beneficial things I have done over the last year was to write my newest book on self-talk, Self-Talk for a Calmer You. When Adams Media reached out and inquired about my interest in writing on this topic, I was thrilled. As a hypnotherapist and corporate coach, I have long known the […]

What Fills Your Filters?

In my book, “Understanding Other People: The Five Secrets to Human Behavior,” I talk about filters – those films we have in front of all of our experiences. Filters tell us what’s “right” and what’s “wrong,” and they color our viewpoint as we look out at the world. We don’t recognize the filters; we just […]

The (Lost) Art of Listening – Five Steps to Understanding What Another Person is Saying

“Huh? What did you say?” This has been called “the Age of Distraction,” and anyone who has sat in a meeting or been to dinner with someone who is checking their emails while you are trying to converse with them, has felt what this means. We are constantly bombarded with new information. The brain works […]