“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor E. Frankl This is hands-down MY biggest weak point. In my non-coaching life, I often have no space between stimulus and my response. This is the […]
My new year’s coaching special is all about choice. Many of you are familiar with my spiel on being choosy with what you say YES to, and what you say NO to. I designed the coaching to help you clarify your YES and NO’s for 2014. Here are the details: WHAT: You listen to a […]
Below is the Amy K recipe for a delicious holiday! First, create some space. A little time to think, breathe, be. Holidays are SO much better with some breathing room. Mix together equal parts of the following… – generosity of spirit (not just wallet) – meaning (what the holidays mean to YOU, finding the heart […]
Got Gratitude? My thoughts on gratitude: – it’s great for all occasions – works wonders for a shift in energy and perspective – always welcome – really good for kids – breaks down barriers and softens the edges – brings depth and meaning to any situation – makes a meal into a feast Gratitude! If […]
“Genius is the ability to receive from the universe.” — I Ching Oh, I love this one! I spend a lot of time MAKING things happen, WILLING things to happen. I am the Queen of Productivity. But, truly some of my genius moments are when I step back and just receive what the Universe has […]
Stop what you are doing & take a moment to just notice. Notice how you are BEING. Notice the impact you are having on the world around you. Is this who you choose to be? Is this the impact you wish to have?
“When you blame others, you give up your power to change.” Robert Anthony, educator As I once said to a client, “resentment does not serve you.” Blame, resentment, bitterness – it’s all the same. They all BLOCK you from positive and true action. Blaming others gives your power away every time. Is there a place […]
The phrase, “what would you do if you were 10x bolder?” is one I have used often over the years as a coach. But, I’ve been thinking lately about ‘bolder’ in a deeper way. Bolder as in more of YOU. Not just more assertive or willing to take a risk, but the boldness of being […]
Just answer the questions right off the top of your head. Repeat as necessary. 1. What is working WELL? 2. Where do you need to step BACK? 3. What do you want to CHANGE? Now, is there any action you want to be accountable for?
Whenever I start something new – whether it’s a new job, relationship, volunteer position, or just a new season – I like to stop and be clear on what I want. The simple act of stopping & asking yourself, “what do I want?” is remarkably powerful. But, it also helps to sit down & have […]