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What I learned this week

Coaching is not just about what my coaching clients learn from me. It’s also about what I learn from my coaching clients! And no matter how many times I re-discover a useful lesson, I love getting reminded again and again. Don’t you? After tragedy, embrace change. Be open. Keep digging deeper into yourself. Begin again […]

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Feeling anxious? Try curiosity.

The cat gave curiosity a bad rap. There’s nothing fatal about curiosity. In fact, it’s a great way to feel calmer and more alive. I began thinking about curiosity when I recently read an article about public speaking. One of the top tips was: be curious about your audience. And it reminded me that, back […]

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Ask-the-coach: Am I over-planning my life?

A reader writes: “I’m having a hard time balancing the spiritual wisdom of letting go of expectations and letting my life unfold one day at a time with the practical idea that I need to strategize, plan and prioritize so that I can accomplish my goals and create the life I want. How do I […]

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Time, me, and Michelangelo

I don’t do resolutions, I do mantras. I compose one for each new year, and I continue to invoke previous ones. Oldies but goodies: “Live and learn.” “One thing at a time.” For 2017, my mantra is “Waste no time.” It’s been an imperative for me ever since my mother died unexpectedly, DOA, at age […]

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Fear, or desire?

“Going for an outcome that I see is greater than my fear inspires me to go forward in spite of fear.” Judith Light As a coach, I hear a lot about fear. It’s only human, that we feel trepidation when we’re taking a leap. Isn’t that part of the exhilaration? I’ve come to believe that […]

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There is no perfect

“In golf, there is no perfect. there’s always a challenge to work toward.” — Lydia Ko The best thing about maturity, as far as I’m concerned, is letting go of unrealistic expectations. The ones that others have of us, and the ones we have of ourselves. Perfectionism is the most insidious of all unrealistic expectations. […]

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Do-Over! | books by life coach Ann Daly PhD

Stories of women who dream, reinvent, inspire

It’s always a treat to hear from readers — readers of this blog and readers of my books. This recent note from Alicia was a special treat. She wrote that she had purchased Do-Over: How Women Are Reinventing Their Lives last summer and listened to the audiobook three times! Three times, I wondered, why? Here’s […]

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