August 3, 2020

Of all the things people hire me to help them with, procrastination tends to be the universal through line. Putting things off. Stalling. Rationalizing why it’s not that important now. I have no scientific evidence to prove this, but I’m sure that if we invested just o...

July 20, 2020

One problem that I continue to grapple with is how to sell my services to potential clients. I take solace in know it’s a common issue among my fellow coaches. While I don’t for a moment question that coaching is effective, I’m four years into building my practice, and...

July 2, 2020

The current pandemic has forced people to do things that would have seemed unimaginable five months ago: homeschooling their children, working from home, cancelling weddings, vacations and special events, etc. Among all the things people are being compelled to do, ther...

June 30, 2020

There are so many reasons to despair in the present moment, but there is something that has happened in the last four months that gets me excited and a little giddy. 

Over and over again, we are watching the impossible become possible! 

Last fall, Democratic preside...

June 1, 2020

I’m the black sheep of my family in many ways, including the fact that my sisters and parents have all relocated to California, while I stubbornly remain on the east coast. Because I’m not often at family gatherings to update everyone on my life, my parents share news...

May 28, 2020

Let’s face it, our culture is not pre-wired for complex and difficult conversations. When conflict arises between two or more individuals, it's normal to feel some level of discomfort. Our instinct is to ease the discomfort by making the conflict go away, and there are...

May 19, 2020

The last couple months, I’ve been working my way through books that have been patiently waiting their turn on my bookshelf. They were adopted from thrift shops, rescued from the Take It Or Leave It and surrendered to me by friends. One of the volumes I’d been eyei...

May 12, 2020

I’ve been keeping up with the news and watching the flabbergasting impact Covid19 is having on our world. It’s turning our medical professionals into involuntary war doctors. People in Wisconsin were asked to make the difficult choice between their health and their rig...

May 3, 2020

For the last three years, I have started thinking differently about how I expend my time, money and social capital. In 2017, I had the great fortune to hit rock bottom. I was spinning my wheels on unsuccessful projects, down to my last bit of money, and attracting one...

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JANET FOREST  

MOTIVATIONAL COACHING

(508) 409-1535

Nantucket, MA

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