One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old and the well needed to be covered up anyway, it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbors … [Read more...] about The Donkey in the Well
I had a fellow coach share this story with me recently. Two boys were on a walk in the forest when they came upon a frozen river that blocked their path. They looked up and down the riverbank, but saw no evidence of a bridge to help them cross over safely. Both boys carefully placed a foot … [Read more...] about THE FROZEN RIVER
Kiki the Kiwi was very lonely. She would wander through the forest, eating fallen fruit, while other birds flew among the trees. “Why can’t you fly?” they would ask. “You call yourself a bird, you don’t even have wings!” they would say with derision. “You’re a disgrace to … [Read more...] about KIWI THE KIKI – A STORY ABOUT YOUR VALUE
By Leslie Campos There’s no denying that being the parent of a teenager is tough. Your teen is navigating a phase of life in which they’re not a child anymore, but they’re not quite an adult, either. By working with Powershift Coaching, you can fulfill your own potential and become more … [Read more...] about 10 Resources for Raising Happy, Healthy Teenagers
Being strong and fighting through adversity surely is a sign of strength and dedication. That being said, sometimes we tend to fight adversity out of anger and resentment. When we hold on to our anger and resentment, it stays with us and creates negativity within us. This negativity will continue … [Read more...] about Letting go!
"Be nice to yourself ... It's hard to be HAPPY when someone is mean to you all the time. "Christine Arylo Life is about choices and circumstances. We make hundreds of choices every day and are constantly faced with situations we may not have anticipated or desired. Some of these choices or … [Read more...] about Be Nice to Yourself …
As parents, it is so important to teach our kids to be leaders and not followers. There are many reasons why we believe this. The biggest one being, we want them to think for themselves. Another is we don’t want them to be swayed by others to do things that they know is not in their best … [Read more...] about The Dancing Man – A Lesson in Leadership
Forgiving is one of the hardest things to do when you have been hurt by others. It is easy to become so angry and frustrated with the person that hurt you that you don’t have it in your heart to forgive them, and this carries with you your whole life. Even if someone apologizes for wronging you, it … [Read more...] about Forgiveness