Posts by Patti Phillips

Have yourself a Mindful little Christmas

I don’t know about you, but Christmas has become a conflicted time for me. I really appreciate the reminders to celebrate and connect with friends and family. I love that there is a specific time of year that we get to have a “re-start” or “new birth”. But then there’s all the abundant purchasing, unhealthy…

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Do you know you?

An essential element of being happy is knowing oneself and living authentically. Did you know less than 50% of people who have done personality assessments turn out to be self-aware? I just reviewed a CORE MAP personal awareness profile with a client the other day. She was motivated to ask for support because she has…

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Health and Fitness Aren’t Just Physical

Gym membership?    CHECK. Regular checkups with the doctor?    CHECK. Visit to the dentist twice a year?     CHECK. Healthy breakfast everyday?     CHECK. Avoid processed food?     CHECK. Seven hours of sleep each night?     CHECK. Two liters of water each day?     CHECK. Regular emotional/mental fitness practice?…

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Observer or participant?

Are you an observer of life or a participant in life? Do you find yourself watching or engaging? Do you take pleasure in other people’s joy or do you create your own? There is no right or wrong answer, it is just an observation I have made lately that makes it easier for me to…

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Having Fun is Your Responsibility

We have all been around people who are having fun…and we can’t help but smile ourselves. The activity the person is engaged in may not be an activity that suits our own interests and preferences, but just being in the presence of a fun person’s energy rubs off on us. The same goes for being…

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