Vitamin A is the Most Powerful Gift We Can Give
One of the key lessons I have learned which has contributed to any success in my career and relationships, is to acknowledge others for a job well done. When I do, it makes me feel good and draws success to my life.
I was fortunate to have parents who constantly said, “Good job and you can do it Steve.” So for me it came naturally to give kudos to others.
I know from my coaching career that some folks find it hard to share a compliment for reasons ranging from never getting them as a kid or lack of self-esteem to fear of competition or not just used to saying “good job.” to others.
Acknowledgementhowever is a fundamental human need. People respond to it expressed through recognition, because it confirms they and their actions are valued.
When people are valued, their satisfaction and productivity rises, and they are motivated to maintain or improve.
Kim Berg and Therese Steiner, co –authors of the book, Children’s Solution Work emphasized the importance of acknowledgement w...Read More
Be the CEO of Your Life!
Take a deep breath and ask yourself, “Are you living proactively or reactively?”
What answer did you get or how did your body feel? Whether you live a life of design versus default a whole-body plan will help you get more proactive and take greater charge of your life.
Consulting executives in the corporate and business world has taught me that structure and planning has its benefits. When I left my full time sales management job many years ago, I decided to apply a corporate flow chart model to my new life. I appointed myself the C.E.O. of Sisgold Unlimited. I reasoned that having the title of C.E.O. meant that I was in charge of the all the parts of my life, so I called them divisions, just like a company would. A good CEO knows better than to neglect a single product or division of his/her company because success depends on his/her attention to the entire company. In my case my divisions included my mental, physical, spiritual, relationships, and creative parts of my life....Read More
6 Ways to Ring In the New Year With Body Intelligence
1. Planning with body intelligence
The new year is the perfect time to get use your body intelligence create the 2017 that you want for yourself. Here’s some body intelligent tips to help you have success in every area of your life.
2. Eating with body intelligence
This is more than just “how to lose that holiday weight”—it’s the fundamental key to an enriched lifelong relationship with food. Before you choose what to cook, order or pile on your plate, take a deep breath into your belly, and ask that simple question to your body—what do you really want? Are you actually hungry? Or just anxious or excited or sad? Is your body really asking for the double chocolate cake? If your body were in charge of eating what would nourish you, what would she or he pick? Food is your medicine. Let your body guide you to just the nutrients it needs and wants right now.
2. Eating with body intelligence
This is more than just “how to lose that holiday weight”—it’s the fundamental ke...Read More
5 Tips for a More Easeful Holiday Season
The winter holiday season offers a wonderful time to enjoy special moments with the ones we love. For many, this time of year also stirs up some emotions around family, past memories, loneliness and reflecting on where our life is now. It can also cause stress like spending money one may not have on gifts, shopping mall crowds, an overload of obligatory parties to attend and reactivating sad or bad memories of past holidays.
Many of us fantasize during this time of year of a perfect holiday gathering, the laughter and joy of having the whole family gather, but for some, it’s one of the most stressful times of the year. Stress, anxiety and depression are common during the winter season, so stay awake to what’s going on in your body! You can catch yourself slumping or squeezing your belly tightly or even unconsciously broadcasting a physical message through your body language towards a relative.
‘expectations’ of perfect holidays, along wi...Read More