How to Overcome Your Negative Self-Talk

Being a dyed-in wool “recovering” perfectionist and deeply brutal with myself, learning to heal my relationship with my negative self-talk is a life-long mission. While I take it very seriously, I have found awareness, humor, and creativity to be my most effective tools in which to do that. Here are the three traps that I’ve… Read more »

From Flooded to Focused

Unpacking the Human Condition Entry #1 by Lois Barth, Human Development Expert, Behavioral Wellness Meets Professional Development Consultant, Keynote Speaker, Coach and Author April 29, 2021 Being a highly sensitive empath I feel flooded regularly, it’s not an atypical experience. My wiring is both a gift and a “growth opportunity” (euphemism for real bummer at… Read more »

How to Use Your Anger to Transform and Heal Your Life by Lois Barth

I grew up scared of anger, mine, and everyone else’s. While I’ve made huge inroads in addressing my anger, having swung the pendulum from imploding and stuffing it down with a myriad of behaviors to exploding and leaving a wake of bodies in the distance, I’ve come to see anger as a very powerful and… Read more »

How to Reboot Your Day!

In this whirling dervish craziness of technology breakdowns and challenges, sometimes all we need is to reboot our computer and start over! Why not do the same with our day? The great news is that it doesn’t cost anything, won’t take a lot of time, it comes down to one thing; choice. Will you choose… Read more »

Rewards Remind and Reinforce to You and Your Team What’s Possible! By Lois Barth

At first glance, this is a shot of a pair of white leather booties with a flair of country kickin’ style. For other thriftistas like myself, you may have seen the same pair on sale at TJ Maxx for $29.00, and recognize it as a “total steal.” Both of you would be correct. I bought… Read more »

How to Address Your Negative Self-Talk in 2021!

Yes, we’re in pandemic part II and yes most of our “outer worlds” meaning staying put, masks, social distancing, and all that jazz will be pretty similar to Part I. It’s just the way it’ll be. Yes it’s a drag, but needs to be done. Not gloom and doom thinking but being real. But what… Read more »

How to Give Thoughtful Creative Gifts that Don’t Break the Bank

During this year of the pandemic, many of our gift-giving budgets have shrunk beyond recognition. It’s understandable when faced with financial challenges to swap out gift-giving for getting by. That being said, I have found the greatest gifts I’ve ever received have been small in the price tag department but large in meaning; simply because someone… Read more »

What if we got Curious About our Anger

In my first coaching training program, 15 years ago, I had to answer what to me was one of the most powerful questions. “What is the hardest feeling for you to feel?” “Anger.” It fascinated me at the time, how quickly it poured out of me, because 800 clients later when I ask my clients… Read more »

Move From Criticism to Curiosity

So one of my major “complaints/stressors” is my relationship with technology, it’s just something that feels like a pain in the a** but I still have to deal with it! But what I keep learning over and over is that when we can move from being critical and stressed out to be curious and seeing… Read more »