Strengths for Success

Reach your goals with less effort and more joy when you put your strengths to work

Surround Yourself with Strengths Inspiration

In difficult times, especially, it can be comforting to reach out to others and to examine how they positively impact our lives. The “Who’s at Your Table, Strengths Edition” is an exercise to examine who you allow into your inner circle and how they bring strengths to your life and elicit strengths in you. Check

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Self-care is NOT Selfish

Before you dive into these words, take a look at this image. Look at the water, replenishing this beautiful, living, growing, life-giving plant. Is the plant selfish for being watered? I think not! Selfish is a word that is loaded with a ton of shame, at least for me.  And that, in turn, can add

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Coaching in this time of “new normal”

I’m not even sure what “normal” is anymore, but I do know that many people are being challenged beyond their limits, knowing that they’re not quite functioning they way they’d like to be, but not sure what to do about it. I’d like to share that I’m part of an incredible group of coaches, Health

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Start an Appreciation Journal

The concept of collecting and savoring messages from students and parents over the years is not new to me. I keep handwritten notes and cards in a box that I occasionally stumble upon when I am looking for something else.  Instead of this random walk of discovery, I am going to take the advice of

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Want More Joy? Use Your Strengths!

  What if I told you that using one of your Signature Character Strengths would add joy to your day? I know, maybe you don’t think you have time for such frivolities, but seriously, when was the last time you and your students had a joyful hour? Why might joy be an objective, you ask?

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