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Posts by Susan Weingartner

Go From Rut To Rebound

We’ve all fallen into a rut at one time or another. Whether the days drag by with the same old routine or the weeks fly by in a flurry of frantic activity, you suddenly realize it has been a long time since there has been any meaningful movement in your life. Often our first reaction […]

Following your Bliss: A Hero’s Journey

“Following your bliss” means making decisions based on your deepest desires. This includes everything from major life decisions down to how you spend your time on a daily basis. It denotes a sense of autonomy; decisions being made based on what makes you feel most alive and most “you” Not long ago, whenever I heard […]

Is Life Coaching Therapy? 3 Key Differences

One of the most common questions I get about life coaching is whether it’s the same as therapy. While there are certain (mostly logistical) similarities, there are very important differences as well. There are obvious differences in the necessity of licensing, etc but people are interested in what the differences in practice. Here are a […]

Self Value- A Better Paradigm Than Self-Esteem?

Self-esteem gets a lot of attention. It’s touted to increase physical and emotional well-being, but could it be the wrong aim? Maybe. Self-esteem is generally involves what we think of ourselves in comparison to others. Therein lies its weakness. Self-esteem can also have a dark side. Those with high self-esteem are prone to a sense […]

What are benefits of Transformational Coaching?

The aim of Transformational Life Coaching is to cultivate feelings of wholeness, clarity and creativity by helping you shift your perspective and pursue a vision-driven life. Vision-driven Life Awaken to your personal power and move courageously towards living your greatest potential Develop your personal presence for greatest impact in your world. Accomplish goals and turn […]

What is Transformational Life Coaching?

Transformational coaching is a highly effective and rapid means of releasing the hidden potential of people, and helping you reach your goals and objectives more quickly than you ever thought possible. Clients have specific wishes they want to fulfill and can not seem to find a way to do it on their own. Coaching is […]

Forgiveness- The Ultimate Act of Self-love

Forgiveness is touted as a worthy path by mainstream psychology and spiritual figures alike. Poets and physicians alike declare the benefits to the mind, body and soul, but just how does one forgive?   Recognize the value of forgiveness First, in case there is any doubt the value of forgiveness cannot be overstated. Countless studies […]

Love Your Past, But Don’t Romance it

I’m at a point where I need to do some looking back. Not in order to regret or lament, but because I need closure. I need to benefit from the bigger picture afforded by the passage of time and sort out truth from fiction. I need to practice a deeper level of forgiveness towards others […]

Navigating Stormy Seas

I am all too familiar with being overwhelmed by emotion or tortured by thoughts. There have been times that I have suffered from these to a point that suggested hospitalization. Nonetheless despite significant stress these things are not an issue at the present time. I believe this is due to the education I’ve received in […]

Loving Yourself Through Grief

It’s been two weeks since my mother’s funeral, and I’ve been avoiding writing like the plague… as if not seeing my grief on paper would allow it to dissolve. Not so. It still slides in, like waves of fog obscuring my clarity and weighing down my chest. I spent a few days trying to force […]