Posts by Kristin Brownstone

Kristin is a certified life coach and speaking coach, journalist and stage actor who works with professionals looking to find their voice, their story, and their path. For 25 years she has worked in corporate/executive communications in executive coaching, narrative development, and onstage/video storytelling. She has published in Fast Company, Thrive Global, Medium, Theatre Bay Area. You can follow her other writing here and can find her on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

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How a Simple Action Word Can Guide You Through Even the Hardest Days

 “Our intention creates our reality.” ~Wayne Dyer

What if you only had one thing you needed to accomplish today? One over-arching objective that encapsulates the multiple items on your to-do list or the meetings on your calendar? One word that you set in the morning and carry throughout the day to stay in focus and on purpose?

Actors know that in order to convey a story well, they have to play an action versus an emotion. There has to be a verb involved in order to act. This might include something like provoke, seduce, destroy, or flatter, versus trying to …