Today I reached out to an accomplished, well-respected woman in a more senior position than mine at work. Until today, I had neither met her nor had a conversation with her, but I felt she was someone I should know, someone who might have some answers to my questions. To my delight, she was gracious, … Continue reading Be Brave
Suffer a setback? Don't waste your time feeling defeated, because you've just been given two gifts: a lesson and fuel. After a setback occurs, take a little time to process what happened and identify how you're feeling. Once you've identified the emotions (anger, embarrassment, sadness, etc.) it's easier to move from a place of feeling … Continue reading Thank You for that Setback
The team was already gathering when I pulled up to the school with my son. I said, "Okay, we're here," and he looked up from his phone, scrambled to get his things together, and jumped out of the car. In my side mirror, I saw a van pulling around us and I yelled, "Wait!" at … Continue reading My Son Almost Got Hit By a Car…and Other Potential Perils of Being a “Go-Go-Go” Parent
Do you feel fulfilled by your current job? If not, it could be that you are lacking a sense of purpose in the work you're doing. This is not to say that the work you're doing is not important to the company, but maybe it doesn't feel important to you. Oprah Winfrey said, "Do what … Continue reading When Your Job’s Purpose is not Your Purpose
Self-care is so vital for both you and for all of the people you help take care of. How can you keep giving of yourself if you burn out and have nothing left to give? This concept of self-care can be difficult at first, (mom guilt, spouse guilt, worker guilt), but with a little practice … Continue reading In a Self-Care State of Mind
Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis...have you read it yet? Are you following her on social media? Does she not just make you want to stand up and cheer for the power you hold to change your own life?! If you don't know who I'm talking about, her name is Rachel Hollis and she is … Continue reading Girl, Wash Your Face…Girl, Read this book!