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 »

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 »