Screw New Year’s Resolutions! Choose a Word of the Year!

Word of the Year

I was never good with New Year’s Resolutions. First, it was something you HAD to do. Because people would ask you ‘So, what’s your resolution for the new year?’. And if you didn’t have one, they’d look at you funny. … Continue reading

How to be alone and why it’s good for you

Alone

The other day, I was having lunch and we were discussing how we spend our time. I was saying that I often enjoy having time to myself now that the kids spend half their time with their Dad. I get … Continue reading

Serendipity: how it can change your life

Serendipity means a “fortunate happenstance” or “pleasant surprise” (source). Or, as Glauco Ortolano puts it: Serendipity is the faculty of finding things we didn’t know we were looking for. Pek van Andel call it ‘the art of making an unsought … Continue reading

Do you have a tribe?

(photo source) A tribe is viewed, historically or developmentally, as a social group existing before the development of, or outside of, states. Many people used the term “tribal society” to refer to societies organized largely on the basis of social, … Continue reading

The ‘How To’ of stressless renovation

I have been in my new house for a little over a month now. Most of you who follow me have been part of this big adventure that was the buying, renovating and moving into this new place I now … Continue reading

Miranda’s favorite things – Christmas special

What systems, habits or practices (different words, same outcome) do you need to put into place to create the results you want? Here’s why this is such a crucial question: A system or habit is something you set up in … Continue reading

The Stages of Life

What systems, habits or practices (different words, same outcome) do you need to put into place to create the results you want? Here’s why this is such a crucial question: A system or habit is something you set up in … Continue reading

Systems Serenity: how to get things done and be happy

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If you know me a little, you know that I work and thrive with systems. I have a LOT of systems When I coach my clients, at some point there is always going to be a session on systems. But … Continue reading

A Smart Woman’s Guide to the Universe

Have you ever read the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy? It is safe to say that it’s one of the funniest science fiction novels ever written. Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved … Continue reading

WHY YOU NEED TO CHANGE THE WAY YOU LOOK AT THINGS

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As a coach, I help people to ‘see’ things. Often enough they are so deep into a problem or a situation that they cannot see the wood for the tree. I help them to change their perspective, to change the … Continue reading