The Solution is Always Simple

SimplicityDo you work very hard at making any challenges you are facing complex and convoluted in your mind?  Don’t worry, it’s not personal or a character flaw, it’s just what people do.  If you’re a smart, intelligent, high achieving woman it is likely that you make things seem extra complicated in your mind (you’re an overachiever, right?!).

I know I have certainly had more than my share of this.

How do you know if you’re making it harder than it needs to be?  Well, you’re likely to be feeling:

  • Overwhelmed with all the things you need to do and the constant juggling act.
  • Frustrated and ready to bang your head against a wall.
  • Befuddled as to how to untangle your way out of whatever mess you’re in.

I have been there… literally pulling my hair out, banging my fists against the wall, and dare I say throwing the occasional piece of technology at the pinnacle of frustration.  What can I say; I used to have a huge temper…

Then suddenly (after lots of practice), I discovered that it doesn’t have to be that hard.  The best solutions, wisest decisions, and optimal results don’t arise out of complexity they emerge from simplicity.

You might be thinking – “It can’t be that simple!  You don’t understand how important/big/unique my business or personal challenge is!”

I didn’t say it was always easy; I said it was simple.

Think about it. How many times have you struggled with a challenge so hard and so long it felt like you were wrestling a slippery pig?  Then, in the end… when you finally found a resolution, you felt the desire to smack yourself upside the head because it was that simple?

The reason it often takes so long to get there though is because we frankly like to make things harder than they are.  It helps us feel important, validated, and needed.

But imagine if instead of struggling and listening to the myriad of negative mind chatter you could:

  • Get quiet
  • Experience more peace
  • Allow a wise solution to emerge

How might that benefit you in terms of peace of mind?  More effective solutions?  More aligned actions?  Greater results?

I thought so…

I have personally found and seen it happen in 100% of my clients that when you seek simplicity and quiet the madness you are naturally poised to tap into an infinite source of wisdom and possibility.  You can hear the whispers of your intuition, allow the dust to settle, and see a clear, inspired next action to take.

This always, without fail, leads to better outcomes – for you and your business.

My coach’s request to you.

Next time you are facing a challenge or frustration do the following to activate a soul filled and simple solution:

  1. Stop. By all means stop digging yourself a deeper hole mentally, emotionally, and otherwise.
  2. Create breathing space.  Take a walk, take a break, take a shower, meditate workout, etc. Whatever it takes, create space between you, the problem, and the next step action.  (This is awesome for taming a temper too I might add.)
  3. Release control.  Let go of your need and attachment to fixing things or finding some mythical perfect solution.
  4. Open to receive guidance.  Allow insight and possible solutions to show themselves.
  5. Choose the path of simplicity.  Make a decision or take your next action using the criteria that it must be simple.  If it is not simple (again, it might not be easy…) go back to step 1 and repeat.

I can guarantee that if you take these steps rather than engage and wrestle that slippery pig (even if it’s only in your mind), you will set yourself up for more powerful choices, more pleasing results, and a heck of a lot more peace of mind.

Find yourself going in circles with challenges in your business or balancing your business and personal life?  If so, by all means stop the insanity and apply for a complimentary Intuitive Intelligence Activation Session at



What if it’s Not the Right Time?

Are You Waiting for the Right Time?So often someone will come to me with a deep desire to create something new in their life, their business, or their career.  They can clearly articulate what is not working for them and they can also tell me what they really want to see happen for them.  Then after being swept up in a tide of possibility and excitement they utter the words, “Well, maybe it’s just not the right time right now.”  Then like a bird falling from the sky they just give up.   Can you relate to this feeling?

That’s why in today’s Q&A I want to talk about the question: What if it’s not the right time?  and How will I know when the time is right?

I could write pages on this but I’m a woman who likes to cut to the chase.  So, the short answer is – there is no “right” time.

There is no mythical, all the stars are aligned, the sun is out & shining, you are blessed with unlimited time & money– RIGHT time.

There is only now.

I’m also a practical person so I realize you can’t do everything you’ve ever wanted to do or start every project you want to start right now.  If you did, then you would be mired in overwhelm and would’ve needed to attend the teleclass I did a few years back entitled “Are you trying to cram 10lbs of poop into a 5lb bag?”.  It’s impractical and sets you up for failure.  There is a reason time exists (even if  some believe it to only be an illusion)… that is to prevent us from having to do everything simultaneously.

There is no all the stars are aligned, sun is out & shining, blessed with unlimited time & money-- RIGHT time.Click To TweetTiming is Everything

So if there is no right time and there is only now and you can’t do it all right now, then how do you know whether to make the commitment to move forward on something or not?

If you really want something, you’re tired of settling for the same-old, and you simply want to come alive,  then you make a decision, make a commitment, and take that one baby step forward.  Not tomorrow, not next year, not “someday” but today.

You can wait for a better time or a right time.  People will say to me, well, maybe I’ll be ready to start coaching, to start changing what really needs changing in three  months or six months.  You know what happens?  Three months, six months, a year pass by and nothing has changed.  So, you see you’ll be older in <insert your favorite excuses in terms of time frame here> whether or not you decide to take action.  You’ll be waiting around forever for that elusive right time and then realize that you never did the things you most wanted to, you never lived the life you were meant to live, or you never had the impact you wanted to from your professional life. How sad is that?  I don’t know about you but not only is that a painful trail of regret personally, but it also leaves the world bereft of the gifts that only you can offer.

So, take some time and reflect on the changes you’ve been wanting to see … maybe some more free time, more adventure, more freedom, a new career, living more authentically, more success… whatever that is for you, and then ask yourself:

When am I going to make the decision to make this desire a reality?  If not now, then when?

If you need support from someone who can be your guide and help you create a plan that actually works, contact me for a complimentary discovery session.

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