Get What You Want…Boundaries

Get What You Want…Boundaries

Boundaries. An easy word to throw around. A hard one to honor. Boundaries for where you focus your time. Boundaries on who you let into your space. But if you don’t have them, you will focus on whoever is around and where they want you to look. I get it. It’s hard. We...
Get What You Want…Do you like you?

Get What You Want…Do you like you?

It’s been a minute. Actually, more like a month. Summer is my busiest time of year. This year between family losses including my mom’s death and the usual busy, it was just a lot. And I lost track of September. In addition to whatever is happening, the pandemic is...
Get What You Want…Say Yes to No

Get What You Want…Say Yes to No

In my last blog, I wrote about saying yes. Yes, to opportunity. Yes, to new ideas. Yes, as a default. But there is also one more “yes.” To say yes to the things we want, the experiences, the relationships, the jobs, the vacations, the fabulous meal, and so on, we have...
Get What You Want… Caterpillars and Butterflies

Get What You Want… Caterpillars and Butterflies

I was going through a rough patch. I was turning everything upside down. Or maybe right side up. I started a new job. Left my husband. Moved to a new place.  Things felt better but nothing felt quite right. Like it fits. It was all a messy jumble. My good friend...
Get What You Want…Expect It

Get What You Want…Expect It

I am a firm believer in planning and driving forward. And planning for what might go wrong. But we also need to plan for what might go right, so you don’t miss opportunities. We tend to see what we are looking for. If we are looking for trouble, we almost always find...
Get What You Want…No More Small

Get What You Want…No More Small

I was listening to a colleague’s personal story yesterday and it hit me. As a child, I made a bargain to be no trouble, to need as little as possible, and not want anything to earn the love of a difficult and troubled mom. I was really good at being small and not...