Denise’s Blog

Making Sense of the Senseless…

Normally around this time of year I’d be inclined to write about the anticipation and busy-ness that fall brings.  Back to school and back to work, new beginnings…the end of

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Sensitivity

Sensitivity is so misunderstood and undervalued in our society. I am a highly sensitive person and I have a child who is also highly sensitive. Growing up this way comes

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Frustration

Frustration is a “root” emotion. What this means is that frustration is at the root of other behaviors that may not make sense at times. Frustration is often pushed down

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Empathy

Empathy is the capacity to recognize emotions that are being experienced by another sentient being.

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It’s A Matter of Perspective

When I first learned about perspectives way back in 2004 during my coach training at the Coaches Training Institute it was a revelation for me. There’s more than one way

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Welcome 2013!

Well, we made it. Here we are at the beginning of 2013! I don’t know about you but for me 2012 was a wild ride with lots of breathtaking moments,

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Recommended Reading List

  Folks are always asking me about what books I recommend. I personally consider reading to be an integral part of my ongoing personal and professional development and… a part

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De-triggering Exercise

  Triggering and emotional flooding is a very common experience. A variety of things can trigger us depending on our life experiences. When we are in a triggered state we

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