The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you find yourself.
Coaching is about creating an action plan that moves you from where you are to where you want to be.
James Himm Mitchell
Most people walk through the world in a trance of disempowerment. Our task is to transform that into a trance of empowerment.
It is very hard to explain to people who have never known serious depression or anxiety the sheer continuous intensity of it. There is no off switch.
When you can stop, you don’t want to. And when you want to stop, you can’t. That’s addiction.
Resilience is distinct from mere survival, and more than mere endurance. Resilience is often endurance with direction.
Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
In the 1960s, Paul Watzlawick proposed five axioms of communication, one of which is that we cannot not communicate. Our words, our tonality, our physiology all say something, which may include a desire to not communicate. And by not communicating, we are doing the very thing we don’t want to do; communicate.