Stephanie Weichert

Stephanie Weichert

As a life coach, I help people live happier lives that align with their purpose and their deepest identity. Bottom line is, I believe people should feel good about their life, who they are and feel successful about what they do to contribute to the world around them. I hope to help people create subtle shifts in their perspective in order to create maximum impact and positive momentum in their life. Through my column, readers will learn specific strategies to end negative thinking patterns, feel good about their life, move toward their true purpose, lose weight and fast track toward personal success translating to a better home life and a happier, more productive professional life.

That 'stuck' feeling: Finding your way past the doldrums toward peace

I was standing next to my five-year old son who was playing shortstop in a tee-ball game on an overcast Saturday morning. The air was thick and the sky threatened rain. Most of the little boys didn&# ...

Breaking bad: Overcoming the conditioned reaction

Sometimes, past events will imprint a pattern of behavior. It may lead you to believe that if it worked once, it will work again. However, your reaction may work in some situations and the exact same ...

Resolution Resiliency: 28 life tips for the New Year

Plan for tomorrow but then stop over-achieving   1. You are more creative than you think. When you start believing you are creative, you will wind up with solutions that you didn’t know w ...

Finding the hope in front of you

I originally met Dave (not his real name) one weekend during drill. He was at a military fitness and resilience program created by my husband. I was a guest instructor. He was the quiet guy in the ba ...

What to do when everything isn't awesome

It was cold and still outside, but inside, Legoland was bustling with energetic children and parents who were building and racing their cars and other creations on wheels. Beyond the ramps, down the ...

Overcoming fear and finding your way forward in dark times

Iraq boiled into a full-scale war and a peace march broke out on Market Street in February 2003. It felt like more of a riot than a peace march as protestors shouted from megaphones and knocked over ...

Tackling Ebola anxiety: Why facts must conquer fear

As of this morning, America has two more confirmed cases of Ebola in living patients on U.S. soil. But the public is getting mixed messages. President Barack Obama issued this statement: &ldquo ...

How to build trust and connection in three steps

In a flash, I could see the deep pain in his eyes hiding behind a dapper smile. As a military wife who has lived with a soldier just returned from war; a daughter, granddaughter and sister of war ...

Moving forward when the fog sets in

Ever feel like a failure? How about being remembered for experiencing one? Florence May Chadwick is not only remembered for what she accomplished, but also one specific failure. Born in 1918, Chad ...

Overcoming PTSD: Surviving unspeakable atrocity (Part II)

It played out like a movie. The enemy had climbed into his bunker. It was at that moment, he ran out of ammunition. It was kill or be killed. He used his knife to stay alive. More than thirty year ...