Deb Sofield

Respect

Don’t forget that you’re human…

Well, friends, you survived the holidays and now it’s a new year—a fresh start—and you have a great chance to start over and begin anew. So what will it be this year? What new ideas do you have? What new places will you visit? What new adventures will you try, and what will you leave behind? What problem or issue or circumstance will you make a clean break from so you can start with a clean slate? What? You’ve not thought about leaving the old and finding the great adventures that this new year will afford you? Wait a second, […]

A Word After A Word After A Word is Power

“A word after a word after a word is power.” – Margaret Atwood I have really come to believe that what you say to yourself about yourself is vitally important. I’m not sure I can prove it scientifically, but it just seems to me if you are not careful with the words you use when thinking about your skills and abilities and knowledge base you will undo years of education, years of building yourself up and years of acceptance of the praise of others who see a spark of brightness in you. With the new year upon us, I will […]

She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.

Let me be the first to welcome you to the New Year. I am excited because I fully believe this is going to be a good year – in spite of all the predictions, politics, and pundits… I believe in the message that I shared last week about Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year…so with this in mind at this time in the lull between the holidays it is a good time to survey your life and if needed – let’s adjust your sails so every day is the best day […]

Why You Gotta Be So Mean?

“Get your big fat a__ in here” those are the words a client of mine recently heard from her grandmother. I can only assume the grandmother didn’t measure the damage of her words. I’m sure grandma thought she was being funny. She wasn’t. Weeks later my client can repeat that stinging phrase that hurt to the bone and the worst part is now every time she looks in the mirror, she will hear those words from the person who is supposed to show unconditional love – the grandparent. We all know that people says things to hurt – on purpose, […]