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Nancy
Houston, TX
Yogi, Entrepreneur, and Leadership Coach & Visionary
Interests: Yoga, Leadership, Business, Service, Community
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You cannot undo the past. This is why it’s so important to be able to forgive ourselves and others. While the past will remain the same, we have the opportunity to “undo” the upcoming day. Meaning, we can create the upcoming day without the old stuff we usually bring forward... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Nancy's Blog
Our willingness to be with and work through inconvenience is an opportunity to see how committed we are. The reason we need commitment is because inconvenience is almost always a part of whatever is important to us. When we have a goal, vision, or mission, the main thing we will... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Nancy's Blog
Motivation doesn’t really work as it comes from external sources and isn’t sustainable. We often confuse motivation for inspiration. We blame the people in our lives or the circumstances around us for not being inspiring. We want them to do our work for us. It can feel easier to put... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Nancy's Blog
The most inspiring and powerful people are not perfect. They respond to their imperfections powerfully. This means that they own their “failures” and their “shortcomings” and are comfortable with them, they commit to growing and doing their best as they learn, and refrain from beating themselves up or dwelling in... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Nancy's Blog
Instead of waiting for things to change to be able to feel good, choose to change yourself and you’ll likely experience things around you shift. Consider that everything and everyone around you is always responding to what you put out there, not controlling what’s possible for you. Take your power... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Nancy's Blog
Sunday is a wonderful day to let something old fall away. Even if nothing major in your life is changing or starting this week, you have the opportunity to deepen your contribution and grow. As you transition into a new week, what is it that you would like to stop... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Nancy's Blog
Hope is a starting point, not a strategy. Hope is a desire, and it doesn’t necessarily include action. It’s time to get to work. Faith is an essential part of your strategy as it allows you to release your attachment to the outcome as you take action. Faith is a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Nancy's Blog
We have been somewhat trained to feel guilty for things like being happy, having success, having wealth, having something come easily, or simply feeling good. Of course, this guilt doesn’t allow us to fully own any of the things listed above, which has a huge impact on us. It robs... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
Often, opportunities to create exactly what we want look like problems at first. When we have visions of the lives we want, especially when they are different than what we see examples of on a daily basis, we can forget that bringing that life into reality takes creativity, solutions, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
I know there are things happening for you that you didn’t plan for and that you didn’t prefer. Now it’s time to rely on your perspective. You get to choose whether or not your circumstances are happening to hinder you or to help you with something. There’s no right answer,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
You’ve dealt with problems before. You’ll deal with them again. This one right in front of you isn’t a big deal. You’ll work through this one as well. What if you took the perspective that happiness doesn’t come when we have a problem-free life. What if our happiness comes from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
My life works better when you do what you deeply want to do, not what I want you to do. Your life works better when I do what I deeply want to do, not what you want me to do. Especially when it’s challenging to see it. When we all... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
It’s likely that no one is going to randomly call you today and give you permission to do the thing you’ve been wanting to do. This is because you don’t need it, and because people don’t know know to do that. When we find ourselves holding back our of feeling... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
Give yourself permission to try again. Have faith in yourself. You're different now. You've learned so much. The same challenges aren't going to have the same impact on you. Bumps in the road won't take you out like they used to. It is even possible that you can view things... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
Our computers, phones, televisions, tablets, and all of the other amazing technology we rely on now only do their magic if they are charged up or connected to the right source of power. Otherwise, they are just well-designed machines, not fulfilling on their potential. We as human beings are the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
Choosing to feel happy when life seems challenging helps us see solutions. Choosing to feel unhappy when life seems challenging has us see what could go wrong. Love begets love. Fear begets fear. Fear does not beget love. Our work is to create what we want to be able to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
What we put out has a lot to do with what we take in. Both the quality and the quantity of what we put in. The legacy we leave behind and the impact we make come as a result of what we put out into the world with our energy,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
It is most important to give ourselves a fresh start in the areas that we think it’s time to give up in. In the areas that was have failed multiple times, been less than we were committed to being, and have solid past-based “evidence” that it is extremely unlikely we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
We are each designed with the capability to understand what others might be going through or experiencing, and it isn’t always our first instinct to do so. We usually see things through our own perspective first, and we often get stuck in our own point of view, not realizing we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
When it seems anything less than easy, use it as an opportunity to be with best __________ ever. Whether you’re filling in the blank with “mom, “problem solver”, “spouse”, “leader”, “friend”, “employee”, “version of myself”, “creative thinker”... etc. Any challenge is simply and opportunity for you to step up and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
Sometimes moving forward into what’s next looks like letting go of the “progress” we have made in one direction. We must turn around and go the completely opposite or a completely new direction for a while. Our work in times like these is to remember that the effort we put... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
Many tiny transformations are what add up over time to create big change. We cannot change everything at one time, and we can change everything if we take it one thing at a time. Our work is to trust ourselves to start from right where we are today and to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
Maybe you don't need to learn another thing in order to fix yourself or make yourself better. What if, instead, you took inventory of all of the things you already know in your gut to be doing and aren't doing, and start doing them one-by-one? We often look to something... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
The only perspective we will ever have is our own. Even if we do the important work to put ourselves in the shoes of others and broaden our own perspective, we will still only see through our interpretation of what another's perspective is. There is nothing to do about this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2019 at Nancy's Blog
How you feel has an enormous impact on how you show up for others. To start making the impact you want to make, try these simple steps: Identify the way you want to feel. Do the thing right now that will make you feel that way. Mindblowingly simple. Time to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at Nancy's Blog