January, 2007

Creating A Wonderful Life

Friday, January 26th, 2007
 
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Question: I have a wonderful life, and truly feel blessed. It wasn’t always this way, as it took many years of challenges/struggles to get to this stage of my life. My biggest concern is at age 52 I would like to slow down a bit and have more time for activities that I am passionate [...]

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Finding and Keeping Mr. or Ms. Right

Saturday, January 20th, 2007
 
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Download Transcript While some self-help books focus on strategies to get into a relationship, anyone who has ever been in a relationship knows that they require tending or they die on the vine. So how can you stop wasting your time on romances that fizzle out? What really makes a romance blossom into a long-term [...]

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How to Overcome Procrastination

Friday, January 19th, 2007
 
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Why can’t I ever finish anything? Why do I procrastinate so much? Most of us think we are simply lazy when we procrastinate. But the truth is that the cause of most procrastination isn’t laziness; it’s fear. We may be afraid that the task at hand is overwhelming or we may be afraid of failing [...]

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What A Life Coach Can Do for You

Thursday, January 18th, 2007
 
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Dear Jane, What is a life coach and how do I know if I need or want one? What I do as a life coach is help my clients recognize and let go of the sabotaging thoughts and behaviors that have undermined their success, joy, and intimacy. We all have sabotaging thoughts and behaviors; sometimes [...]

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Feeling Taken Advantage Of

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007
 
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Dear Jane, How do I let go of my feelings of being taken advantage of with regard to my salary? When we feel taken advantage of, we are generally describing resentment. Resentment gets a grip on us if we haven’t acted on our own behalf in some way. (See Chapter 7 of Enough Is Enough!) [...]

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How to Forgive and Let Go

Monday, January 15th, 2007
 
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Dear Jane, How do I forgive some family members for what they have done to me? I hate going to family events and skip the ones I can. Often, we attempt to forgive because it would be more convenient for everyone concerned if we just hurried up and did it. Forgiveness, however, is a four-step [...]

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Why can’t I stay with a resolution?

Saturday, January 13th, 2007

Sometimes we are more comfortable with our habits, as self-destructive as they may be, than with change. I’ve heard it said that it takes 30 days to create a new habit. That may not seem like a long time, but if you compare it to the years of behaving a certain way without giving it [...]

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How to Become Rich

Thursday, January 11th, 2007
 
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Dear Jane, How do I get rich? When this question was sent to me, I thought I’d pass on answering since 1) by American standards, I am middle class and 2) I am not a financial expert, although many of my clients have attained great wealth through our work together and by reading Enough Is [...]

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Overcoming Your Fear of Rejection

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007
 
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Download Transcript I have suffered with a paralyzing fear of rejection for most of my life. This leaves me unable to be as assertive in my private and professional life as I would like to be, and sometimes it is crippling. Intellectually I know I shouldn’t be so worried about what other people think, but [...]

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Protecting a Child from Family Members

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
 
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Dear Jane, My mother and I have not spoken for several years. I have no desire to reestablish a relationship with her, but I recently had a daughter of my own (she’s 3 months old) and I don’t think it’s fair to her to not know one of her grandparents. (She does spend time with [...]

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