Category Archives: Proactivity

Do You Have Worry Cup or A Cup of Concern?

This post explores “worry” versus “concern” and connects these ideas with exciting research on positive emotions. Remember, I have been loosely exploring managing our energy not our time since the summer and this post fits with managing our emotional energy. Here is a link to the first post in the series to get you oriented….

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Help – I am on a Roller Coaster!

Since my last post my family and I have been immersed in back to school logistics and excitement.   Last week, when the kids went back to school, felt like a roller coaster ride to me, both physically and emotionally.   Taking a totally unscientific poll of other parents last week, I can safely say…

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Ah, Sweet Slumber – What’s Your Favourite Bedtime Routine?

Ah, sweet slumber….sometimes it’s so elusive, isn’t it?  When is the last time you had a really good night’s sleep, one where you woke up and felt well rested and energetic?  The kind of sleep where the last thing you remember is dropping your head on the pillow.  A deep “dreamless” sleep.  Ahhhh.   Sometimes…

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Being the Bamboo – A Story from the 2010 ICF Conference

Hi, this is a longer post than usual.  If you like, you can just skip to the bottom line, below.  However, I did try to make it fun, interesting and worth the read! As I mentioned in two posts ago, I was in Texas in October for an amazing experience at the International Coach Federation…

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PS to my story “Who is Milisa Burns?”

Just to be crystal clear, by sharing my story in my first post, I am not trying to suggest that to make more room for yourself, you must change what your life looks like on the outside.   For instance,  I am not here to suggest you change your work.  Rather, I am so curious…

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Who is Milisa Burns?

This is a story of a little girl who could be anything she wanted to be. The world was her oyster! She had choices and the utmost love and support of her family and friends. She did very well in school. She was particularly good at math. She didn’t ever see herself as especially creative…

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