August 31, 2018

Juliana has an affinity for all animals, including bugs, large or small.  She will lie on the ground to closely examine them, usually commenting, “Oh, look, it is so cuuute!” She displays kindness to spiders, centipedes, ants, beetles and assorted flying insects.

J...

June 18, 2018

Want to have better meetings and more productive conversations? One question can make all the difference.

April 11, 2018

Have you ever noticed how, in pictures, it is hard to tell the difference between a sunrise and a sunset?  The sun can either be rising or falling, it is either getting darker or lighter, only the photographer truly knows which is which (of course, unless it is taken o...

December 5, 2017


“My friend recommended this book, it will help get my life in order”
“This system worked for so many people, its bound to help me!”
“Why is this “fool proof plan” not working for me?”

I realize that brick and mortar book stores are becoming fewer and fewer, but have you s...

September 15, 2017

Like many of you, we here at Ibis Coaching recently weathered Hurricane Irma. We were so lucky that the worst of her wrath did not hit us directly. We do have friends who were impacted so much worse than we were and we are hoping and praying that their lives will soo...

July 11, 2017

Ahhh yes, summer!  No school, shorter workdays, and longer daylight hours make it such a fun time of the year.  The family is together frequently and the days are more relaxing than they are with the hustle and bustle of school and work combined.

However, sometimes...

May 17, 2017

“What?” you exclaim.  “There are plenty of difficult conversations in my life. They happen all the time, with my kids, my boss, my spouse, and even my neighbors.”

STOP… and think about this:  The words we use create the worlds we live in. When we call a conversation “di...

February 22, 2017

“I’m so busy, but I feel like I accomplish nothing every day”

“I start the day with great intentions, but only get a few things done each day”

“Why do I never have time for myself?”

These are all questions we’ve either heard friends ask or have asked ourselves at some poi...

January 1, 2017

"I want to lose 10 pounds"

"I’m going to be more organized"

"I am going to get a new job"

These are all very typical goals people set as they ring in the New Year.  It’s such a great time to declare a new goal: it’s a New Year, new month, new week.  It seems anything is p...

December 5, 2016

Quiet Anxiety

“I have a huge presentation tomorrow and I can’t sleep tonight”

“I am completely qualified for the job, but the interview gets me tongue-tied”

“I have an important test coming up and no matter how hard I study, I’m scared I’m going to fail”.

Anxiety, also kno...