Redefining Well-being

Redefining Well-being

Raise your hand if you have ever experienced a pandemic that required you to stay socially distanced for over a month. … yeah, I haven’t either. Come to think of it, none of us have. There have been many pandemics over the course of the past 100 years, but none of...
Your Hard Matters Too

Your Hard Matters Too

I just learned that my kids will not go back to school. I am glad for this. I think it is the safest choice. I also learned that their last day of school will be May 13th, which means I have four more weeks of being their school guide. I am struggling with this. Let’s...
Let Go of Being Task Oriented and Be Present

Let Go of Being Task Oriented and Be Present

One last thought on this thread of mindfulness, presence, and rest that we’ve been covering for the past three weeks… I see so many managers and business leaders struggle with being busy. When leaders are overly busy, they can’t make sense of the issues that teams are...
Detoxing from Busyness

Detoxing from Busyness

At my therapist’s office a few years ago, tears streaming down my face… Me: I just wanted to be adequate for a year and have people not care that I was just okay at life. Her: Sure. Me: But it didn’t work. People weren’t okay with it. It hurts to feel like I let...
Busy is a Myth of Importance

Busy is a Myth of Importance

I was at a training a few weeks ago, before everything got cancelled. My three hours was broken up throughout the day. In my down time I reviewed my notes, checked in on social media, and chatted with employees as they made their way back and forth to the bathroom...