Decluttering Your Entire Life

I interviewed a colleague of mine, Karen Needham (, on the topic of clutter for my The Military Spouse Show podcast and realized that her strategies help all women, not just military spouses so thought I’d also share some of the clips from our interview on my blog. Karen helps women who are overwhelmed with … Read more

5 Ways To Get Back Your Mojo

Have you ever been really excited about starting a healthy diet, a new business idea, or applying to a school and improving your life and then lose that initial motivation for whatever reason? Perhaps something big happened to derail you and you are grieving, or you received some kind of rejection, or you realized that … Read more

How to Stay Calm During Chaotic Times

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My fiction writing partner is very sarcastic. Lately, she’s been starting sentences with, “Well, before the world was ending…” She’s using humor to deal with what is going on in the world. But all kidding aside, I have so many clients asking me, “Krista, how do I focus when I’m working from home?” and telling … Read more

What Is a Life Coach, and Do I Even Need One?

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Ms. Baldwin, my high school field hockey coach, was full of energy and spunk. She had a bouncing blond ponytail and wore leather high-top Reeboks in different colors that always matched her leggings. Ms. Baldwin embraced all the characteristics of a true coach. I can still see her running up and down the grassy field, … Read more

Is it time to attract a new tribe?

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So many of my clients tell me that they have a lot of demands on their time. Maybe it’s people asking to “grab lunch” and that guilty gremlin voice says, “say yes” but after dining they thought more about their missed work than their “future connection” and other clients say their spouse asks them to … Read more

Clearing the Path out of Overwhelm

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The word I have been hearing most recently from clients is overwhelmed. It’s almost as if we can deal with life’s big stressors but it’s the constant little stressors, mixed with small tasks that swirl around in our minds, that make us feel we are going mad. Some clients tell me, “I know I need … Read more

Got goals?

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Grab a cold glass of milk, a fresh sheet of paper, and a #2 pencil. Yes, a pencil, because although it’s nice to have a plan, it’s also fun when the universe whispers to grab an eraser and write something new in all capital letters across your list of pedestrian resolutions. Let your goals be … Read more

Create the Career (and Life) You Deserve!

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Design a Life in Which You Love Monday Mornings I ask my coaching clients to create a vision for their careers (and their lives) that inspires them. Then I have them imagine an ideal career that has them excited to dive into their craft. I have them focus more on that feeling than worrying about … Read more