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 »

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 »