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Christina Brandt

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 | Making "What's Next?" What Matters ™

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It’s Up to You

What are you most afraid of right now? Not knowing where you’re headed? That you’ll make a mistake? That someone will judge you? That you only get one chance in life so you’d better get it right? That no one will understand your choice and you’ll be all alone? That you’re not smart enough? That […]

A few days ago, my mother celebrated the 55th anniversary of her arrival here in the U.S.  As did so many others, she left Europe to find a better life for herself   At the age of 19, unable to speak English and with no money to speak of, she arrived by ship in New York […]

Go Ahead, Screw Up

During the Martha Beck life coach training process, coach “cadets” are told that they should “be willing to suck at it,” the premise being that the only way to get better at something is to start, screw up, stand up, do it again, and keep learning from your mistakes. My fellow master coach, Meadow DeVor, […]

One Step at a Time

My friend and fellow coach, Susan Baghdadi, and I are planning a “Re-treat” in Spain, which promises to be a transformative experience.  When we first discussed creating an adventure re-treat (as Susan calls it), I had something less physical in mind than walking 100 km.  I came up with a lot of excuses for why […]

Let it Rip!

Word of the Year #3 is…drumroll, please…BALLS!  Yup, as in “balls to the wall.” Here’s the conversation that went on in my head when deciding to write about this:  Voice #1:  Can I say that?  Will I alienate my audience? Voice #2:  Yes, you can, and yes, you might.  And if the audience isn’t interested […]