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Jul 29, 2021

Our thoughts happen so quickly that it may seem we're not in control of them. But we are — or we should be. 

When we react too quickly to circumstances, we often make things worse: we lash out in anger, we blame, we accuse. None of those reactions is likely to solve the problem, but all of them can make us feel worse...

Jul 22, 2021

Sometimes our brain is like a carousel, spinning around and around, following the same old track and going nowhere.

We let the events of our past define our futures, following the same patterns again and again, and assuming this is our truth because it happens over and over, just like we “knew” it would. 

Jul 15, 2021

What resource is in shortest supply in your life? Money? Energy?

For most of us, it's time. There's never enough of it.

Life Coach Caroline Giffon says it's not a matter of "too much" or "too little" — it's how you use the time you have. Are you allocating your time in a way that moves you forward on your goals?


Jul 8, 2021

According to Life Coach Caroline Giffon of Girafe Coaching, in order to live the life you truly want, you need to have a clear vision of what you want.

That clear vision, those big dreams, put you back in the driver's seat of your own life. Your ideas may change and evolve, and that's OK. No matter how old you are,...

Jul 1, 2021

"We’ve learned that what we think about ourselves is who we are, a bit like having blue eyes or brown eyes. Either we are someone who follows through, or we are not; either we have blue eyes or brown, and none of these things can change."

But that's not true, says Caroline Giffon of Girafe Coaching. The brain...