Self-care is so much more than bubble baths, chocolate cake, and Netflix and chill. Real self-care is building a life you don’t need to escape from. Keep reading to learn how.
Can I let you in on a secret? I am not a natural morning person. Honestly, I wake up kind of crabby and just want to be left alone. So my natural tendency is to not get out of bed until absolutely necessary. In 2011 one of my virtual mentors shared something that changed my […]
Spend 10 minutes watching the news or scrolling through Facebook and you’ll quickly realize that there’s so much that’s out of your control. In 10 short minutes you’ll see evidence of greed, corruption, natural disasters, and disease. It can feel overwhelming for even the calmest of us. Although you can’t control the things in […]
Are you in need of a vacation and the opportunity to disconnect and recharge? In our always connected and overly busy culture, never has there been more of a need to power down. But according to Glassdoor, two-thirds of Americans report working while on vacation. This is a problem and I have some ideas about […]
The first step to creating a life you truly love is to assess where you’re starting from. Find tools and resources that launch you into the next step in this newly updated post.
Is it just me, or does it seem like a bad habit is hard to break? And conversely, a good habit is hard to make? I tried to stick to the habit of working out for close to 20 years. I’d do great for six months to a year. But eventually, I’d always quit and […]
If you pay attention to the news, you’ll likely hear story after story about how the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Just open a news website and you’ll notice that about eighty percent of the headlines are negative. But if you zoom in and look at real people, living real lives, you’ll […]
Do unto yourself as you would do unto others. And love yourself as your neighbor. No, I assure you that’s not a typo. In working with high achievers, I get to meet amazing people. These are people I admire and look up to. So I’m always surprised to see how hard they can be on […]
Take thirty seconds to assess how you feel right now. Are you feeling stressed, tired, frustrated, or run down? Do you feel peaceful, well rested, balanced, or energized? If you happen to be feeling more run down than energized, ask yourself if you’re getting enough rest. Many people in our western culture wear their ability […]
Do you have a big dream you’re chasing? Are you filled with purpose and determined to create positive change in this world? Do you ever feel tension between building that dream and creating time to connect with your family? It happens to the best of us. We’re propelled by the excitement of these dreams and […]