Life Coaching for Perfectionists

Life Coaching for Perfectionists

My Perfectionist Streak I might have some personal experience that helps me with life coaching for perfectionists. I want my laptop, pen, and notebook nicely lined up on my desk. I never leave the house with my bed unmade. I unpack everything and have the laundry...

Do Life Coaches Use Vision Boards?

Do Life Coaches Use Vision Boards?

Nadine's New Love of the Vision Board: Why committing to a vision for my life made everything come into focus Confession: I am nearly 46 years old and never had a vision board until this year. Getting divorced was the hardest and most liberating thing I've ever done....

Uncertainty Fatigue and Feeling Stuck

Uncertainty Fatigue and Feeling Stuck

Uncertainty Fatigue Turned me Into a Bratty Teenager  This is what it sounded like inside my head earlier this week: "I don’t want to do stuff and I’m mad about it and I don’t want to talk about it." *foot stomp How much do I sound like an entitled angry teenager? I...

Creating a Vision to Anchor You

Creating a Vision to Anchor You

Nadine's Take on Creating a Vision to Anchor You Lockdown like Mat Leave? I've heard some people say that this stay-at-home business feels a bit like a maternity leave. You feel trapped. There's so much you want to do but you can't leave the house. You're bored as...

Alignment Coaching Defined

Alignment Coaching Defined

“Life Coach” doesn’t sit right as a label. I love using specific words to explain complex concepts and I don’t think that “Life Coach” translates accurately enough in people’s minds. It’s about as specific as saying “I’m a manager” or “I’m in digital”. I use the term...

The Motivation on Demand Fantasy

The Motivation on Demand Fantasy

Motivation Can't be Planned and Scheduled I wish I could plan my motivation and schedule it. Who else is motivated when making plans but no so much when it comes time to follow through?  Should you be doing something else right now? Is reading this really the thing...

The Right Mindset for Dating

The Right Mindset for Dating

Do you have the Right Mindset for Dating? If you have the right mindset for dating it is going to be easier, more pleasant, and more likely to yield you the results you actually want. The trip five things to keep in mind if you want the right mindset for dating are:...

Focusing During a Pandemic – What Matters?

Focusing During a Pandemic – What Matters?

The Key: What Matters to You?  What *Should* You Do During a Global Pandemic? “You can’t choose what emotion you’re going to feel in the moment, but you can choose what you’re going to do when you feel it.” ~ Gary Zukav There's a ton emotionally fuelled conversation...

The Emotional Roller Coaster of a Global Pandemic

The Emotional Roller Coaster of a Global Pandemic

Nadine says: The emotional roller coaster of the global Pandemic reminds me of something. Two decades ago, when I was married and not yet a mom, I went to Canada’s Wonderland with my then-husband, a man who LOVES roller coasters. He boarded one of the big, old wooden...

Trying to Control the Impossible

Trying to Control the Impossible

Nadine says: Trying to Control the Impossible - Teenagers Last September was one of the worst of my life (the worst-ever September was 2013, but that’s a completely different story for another time that I promise to share in a future newsletter). My daughter came back...