Do you know how capable, talented, intelligent, needed, and loved you are?For a long time I didn't know.For many of us, work is a place that proves the opposite.I once had a boss who expected me to perform logistical miracles without any direction.A first-time project manager, I had NO CLUE what I was doing, besides drowning.I finally asked… Continue reading Read this before talking to your boss
Chaos at home? Restore the peace!
How are things for you at home? If they're feeling tense and chaotic, you're in good company. I've been listening and here's what many are experiencing: - constantly bouncing between good days and hard days- struggling to focus and relax with kids running around the house- loneliness due to isolation- anxiety + stress resulting in… Continue reading Chaos at home? Restore the peace!
How to sleep better
Sleep's been disrupted for a lot of us. How about you? This week I found myself waking up in the wee hours of the morning, sometimes feeling extremely anxious. Not how I like to start my day. But overall I've been falling asleep easily and feeling well rested. Since so many of us are struggling,… Continue reading How to sleep better
Name 5 things you see
When I was struggling with anxiety years ago, my therapist taught me this simple technique to calm the mind in just a couple of minutes. Name....5 things you see 4 things you hear 3 things you feel (physical sensations) 2 things you smell 1 thing you taste How does this work? When we feel stressed, our mind is usually… Continue reading Name 5 things you see
How to take the stress out of the holidays
Are you feeling the holiday spirit in the air? Lights, decorations, love, peppermint mocha, and all our favorite cheesy movies on Netflix! While this experience is very special, there's also something in the air that a lot of us don't openly talk about. The stress, anxiety, heaviness, loneliness of the holidays. Some of us are worried… Continue reading How to take the stress out of the holidays