Posts Tagged ‘courage’

Video Blog: Don’t Be Perfect! Just Do It!

September 24th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Yesterday on my morning walk I had an epiphany about how wanting everything to be just so prevents me from doing things that I want to do. The side effect of this, is that it also prevents me from being authentic. This video shares the realization I had and how becoming more authentic – and…

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Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – 4 Techniques for Managing Anxiety about Change

July 30th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Over the past several weeks I have been experiencing periods of anxiety. Anxiety is just another word for fear. I know that this anxiety is my ego, my warning system, trying to tell me that I’m venturing into unsafe territory. A few weeks ago I suddenly had a knowing that I was supposed to move.…

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Stuck in the Fog? Use Your Foghorn!

July 17th, 2012 by Laura Longley

A few days ago I awoke feeling like I was in a fog. Not that my head was fuzzy. Sometimes that can be a nice feeling. This was a feeling of not knowing my direction. Not being able to see where I was going. I tend to be someone who gets an idea and then…

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How Laura Got Her Groove Back (It’s Not What You Think)

June 29th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Over the past few weeks, maybe even the past month, I have had times of feeling very anxious. In the past I frequently had boughts of anxiety, but over the past year or so that has become rare. I felt anxiety about some specific things, in particular two decisions I had made about the direction in…

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What’s In a Name? A Lot

June 21st, 2012 by Laura Longley

I’ve decided to legally change my name. I’m going to drop my married name and go back to using my maiden name. This doesn’t sound like such a big deal, but for me there are emotions and history associated with this name change that makes it feel like a triumph for me. My name has…

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The Blue Heron Wisdom Internet TV Show Goes Live Today!

June 14th, 2012 by Laura Longley

If you have enjoyed reading my posts here (which I will continue to do), you might also enjoy tuning into the inaugural episode of my new Internet TV Show, Blue Heron Wisdom. To find out more about the show and to watch the archives, go here: http://www.realcoachingradio.net/content/blue-heron-wisdom To tune in live at 7 PM Pacific /…

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Being Authentic Means Feeling Emotions

May 17th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Wow. That’s all I can say: wow. I just love how the Universe tells me when I’m supposed to be focused in a certain area of my life. I also love how I receive help when I request it. A couple of days ago I had an astrological reading. It was quite amazing, and also…

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Sometimes Fear Means I’m On the Right Track

May 10th, 2012 by Laura Longley

The past six months have been a time of transformation for me personally, and this has led to transformation in my business as well. I know that something new is coming for me, but it hasn’t always been clear exactly what that is. The week after I returned from vacation I had extremely low energy…

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Telling the Truth (my Truth) Can Be Scary

May 9th, 2012 by Laura Longley

When I first started this blog a few months ago it was because I knew I needed to speak my truth. I had gotten messages in a number of ways in the months leading up to beginning to blog that let me know in no uncertain terms that this was what I needed to do.…

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Another Lesson in Boundaries and Anger

May 3rd, 2012 by Laura Longley

Given the number of opportunities I’ve had recently, it seems this lesson is one I’m meant to learn well right now: when others become angry at a boundary I have set, it is not about me, but about them. My learning is to allow them to have their reaction and to not take it personally.…

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