Painting With Scissors

Painting with Scissors

In practice for over 13 years, Ann Mehl is Master Certified Coach who has helped hundreds of companies and executives achieve their personal and professional goals. Based on her popular monthly blog, Painting With Scissors is a practical coaching handbook for making the most out of your life with the tools at your disposal.

  • How do you push through fear and procrastination to achieve goals that are worthwhile?
  • How do you even know which goals are worth pursuing?
  • How do you deal with setback and failure and find the courage to begin again?

Painting With Scissors provides readers with some of the best coaching advice that Ann Mehl has to offer. Think of it as your own personal coach in book form.


What Are People Saying

Ann’s a gifted coach. Her insight and steadfast heart have helped hundreds of people find the courage to look deep within themselves and, even more, the strength to act. She gracefully combines presence, intelligence, wit, and fearlessness all in service of her clients.

~Jerry Colonna, CEO of

Ann provides a blend of support, empathy, and engagement to address the mental blocks that stand in your way. Hire her, fasten your seatbelt, and enjoy the ride!

~Martha Beck, PhD, best-selling author & “O” Magazine columnist

Essay after essay in this deeply fluent collection touches the heart and reveals that wisdom and compassion are resting gently in the midst of our ordinary lives. Ann’s voice is refreshing, noble and fierce.

~Michael Carroll, author of Awake at Work and The Mindful Leader

Poignant, forthright and raw, there is no one who could tell it better. Ann uplifts the best of humanity while exposing its greatest struggles, all while pointing us toward our highest selves.

~David Kidder, Co-founder and CEO, Bionic

This book is beautiful. It’s funny and real and fearless in a way that made me grateful it exists.

~Terry Real, author of I Don’t Want to Talk About It and The New Rules of Marriage

A perfect desktop companion for the busy professional who needs support, inspiration and tools at the ready. Ann has crafted engaging stories that immediately uplift your mood and re-frame your challenges.

~Pamela Slim, author, Body of Work