When someone makes you feel like a failure

Has someone ever made you feel like a failure? Whether it was their intention or not, it's so easy to take it personally and get down on ourselves when we really care about doing a good job. I still remember the sting of it years ago when it struck me hard. I was sitting in another manager's… Continue reading When someone makes you feel like a failure

Practices that changed my life

There's so much to celebrate today and I want to share this with you. Today marks 2 years since my dad passed away. You might think that's hardly something worth celebrating, but for me it is. It's a celebration of life, of triumph. Since his diagnosis 3 years ago, life has been a struggle for… Continue reading Practices that changed my life

Your aliveness depends on this

Several months ago my coach gave me an assignment to find 3 things that light me up. It was so obvious I'd been so focused on work and struggling to get through difficult changes in my life, that I was seriously lacking joy. It's a simple assignment, but by no means an easy one. Do… Continue reading Your aliveness depends on this

How to keep your emotions from controlling you

For a long time I thought the goal in life was to achieve constant happiness, and that if ever I felt unhappy, I should be able to snap my fingers and feel better because I'm alive with a roof over my head and things could always be way worse. Yes it's important to be grateful… Continue reading How to keep your emotions from controlling you