Slow It Down

Liz Sumner Coaching, Patience Leave a Comment

My coach often advises something that her coach recommends– to slow it down. At first I didn’t quite understand what she meant. Do… I… simply… speak… slower? No, it means to examine carefully what’s going on, without rushing to assume or take action. Consider and question with equanimity, before leaping. This isn’t my natural state. I tend to jump into …

Working on your behalf

Liz Sumner Coaching, Ease, Fear Leave a Comment

A client mentioned to me recently that she has deep desire to streamline her life and get rid of unnecessary clutter, but at the same time she has a strong urge to hold onto things– like out-of-date reference material and folders she hasn’t looked at in a dozen years. She explains it as a hoarding instinct inherited from Depression-era parents. …

I can do it myself

Liz Sumner Coaching, Love, Self Worth Leave a Comment

For a person who likes teamwork as much as I do I have a strong streak of rugged individualism. What a curious contradiction. I get enormous satisfaction out of replacing my own leaky faucets, and turning old routers into wireless bridges. The incredible internet has the instructions for anything you’d ever want to learn. I spend a ridiculous amount of …