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pema chodron | AnnDaly.com

Pema Chodron: How to defeat fear

Pema Chodron is much on my mind these days, because I am in the process of taking an online course with her. As I dipped into The Pocket Pema Chodron this morning, I found this parable about fear and the young warrior. I hear from so many women that they are fearful to do what […]

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Executive coach | AnnDaly.com

Coaching reminders

Okay, here’s another week’s worth of coaching reminders. Which is your favorite? Take ten minutes to meditate on it, silently, with or without paper and pen: Stop waiting — for permission, for a gold star, for the optimum conditions. Don’t mistake false humility for true humility. Know the difference between doing more and being more. […]

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Life coach | AnnDaly.com

For successful women: how to get clear & confident

What do successful women want? They want to feel clear and confident. Life brings pressures and demands (do I really need to list them?) that distract women from their personal ambitions. And then, some women get to a point in life when their ambitions change. I know, from my coaching practice, that women feel their […]

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Gretchen Rubin: make it convenient

I always thought it was a vice. A flaw, a failing, a sin of the mortal variety. Just the other day, complaining to my neighbor: Oh, it takes 20 to 30 minutes each way, depending on the traffic, to get to the YMCA. What a lazy excuse, right? If I were really committed to getting […]

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Gretchen Rubin: why you need clarity

Have you read happiness guru Gretchen Rubin’s new book, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives? Turns out, good habits are a key to happiness. And, wait for it: clarity is a key to good habits. Here’s what Rubin says: “One of the great puzzles of habit is the fact that some […]

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