How To Be “Beautifully Honest” in Your Romantic Life (and all others as well-podcast)

One common thread I see in all my clients whether they come to me for business, life, or relationship coaching is that they resist having difficult conversations with the people in their life. You know those awkward, vulnerable, and potentially confrontational conversations. The ones that make you go running to the nearest Krispy Crème, local… Read more »

How to Avoid Passive Aggressive and Other Forms of Toxic Communication

by Lois Barth, Human Development Expert, Speaker, Coach, and Author Ever come away from a conversation that “on paper” was fine, yet you find yourself rehashing every detail of the dialogue, feel terrible about yourself, your life, and think you’re crazy! Of course, you have, we’ve all been in those situations. I call it being… Read more »

How to Rid Yourself of Negative Self-Talk

by Lois Barth, Courage to SPARKLE, Human Development Expert, Speaker, Coach and Author One of the things I see that stops people are allowing their negative self-talk to be in the driver’s seat. Once they have tools and powerful strategies they can transform that old toxic relationship and become unstoppable. I feel honored to have… Read more »

They Know You know Do they know you Care

by Lois Barth, Courage to SPARKLE, Human Development Expert, Speaker, Coach, and Author Truezday Tuesday- What’s true for me! Yesterday I had an experience on the streets of NYC that I wasn’t expecting, a young girl was leaning against the building in dire pain and bleeding. Luckily she was with her Mom, although her Mom… Read more »

Three Lessons That Helped Me Let Go

Letting go is never an easy thing, especially during these uncertain times. That being said it’s ironic how everyday tasks of “re-gifting” my wardrobe let to a whole stream of decisions that allowed me to let go and give back at the same time check out my feature in CEOLEADERS on what that process looked… Read more »

How Can I Be Less Reactive When I’m Upset?

By Lois Barth, Courage to Sparkle, Human Development Expert, Speaker, Coach, and Author In my coaching and consulting practice, I work with what I call “heart-centered-go-getters” who want greater success, meaning, and impact in their lives. It looks a lot of different ways with a lot of different clients. For some, it’s about being able… Read more »

Dealing with Envy in a Productive Way

by Lois Barth, Courage to SPARKLE, Human Development Expert, Speaker, Coach, and Author Guess What? Envy doesn’t make you a bad, terrible, or pathetic person! It makes you human, and vulnerable, and full of wants and needs, AND is a spiritual compass to teach you what you hunger for the most. I should know. I… Read more »

How Can I Convey More Confidence When I Speak? by Lois Barth

How can I convey more confidence when I speak? This is a question that comes up all the time both in my coaching and motivational speaking work. I have the privilege of working with heart-centered go-getters who want to succeed professionally, hunger for a greater sense of meaning in their life, and impact in the… Read more »

Why People Pleasing is Really People Displeasing and What We Can Do to Overcome it?

So many clients and groups I speak to share their woes about “not wanting to hurt someone’s feelings,” “not saying no when they should’ve,” and “feeling bad about setting a boundary,” leaving a wake of bodies, ill feelings, and lost relationships as a result. And yet when I probe further, they often roll their eyes… Read more »