How to Emotionally Support Your Parents When They Become Your Responsibility

2019-09-28T12:17:27-07:00Categories: Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hindsight is 20/20As both my husband and I have been through the journey of caring for our parents these past years, emotional support for parents and loved ones is a topic I feel is important to approach at halftime. (How [...]

The Mindset of a Grateful Heart

2019-06-03T19:49:51-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

Grateful HeartA grateful heart is an integral part of a healthy mindset. As I’ve been asked to speak on mindsets quite a bit lately, (one of my talks is entitled Master Your Mental Code (or Mindset), the subject of thankfulness [...]

Chocolate Making as a Desired Lifestyle

2019-05-24T12:48:38-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

Chocolate Making The passion for chocolate making was so vividly illustrated on a recent trip my husband and I made to Sonoma, California visiting not only wineries, but some of the small shops and businesses in the area. The sign [...]

How to be Proactive not Reactive

2019-06-03T20:03:21-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Learning Online, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Be ProactiveReflecting back on my journey leading a non-profit organization this past year has affirmed the importance of being proactive in an organization.  Some thesaurus definitions emphasize the aggressive nature of the term proactive, but I like to focus on the [...]

Seven Ways to Survive When Overwhelmed

2019-05-22T11:33:57-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

SEVEN WAYS TO SURVIVE WHEN FEELING OVERWHELMED Feeling OVERWHELMED? Overpowered, Submerged, Buried, Overworked, Drowning in Work or Debt The start of a New Year can bring feelings of being overwhelmed. Take a deep breath and follow some of these quick-start steps. [...]

How Hard is it to Take a Break?

2019-05-24T12:11:18-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , |

Concentrated Spurts If you are a Type-A personality likeI am, it may not be easy for you to take a break. However, taking breaks is particularly important if working in a creative field. G.H. Hardy, one of Britain’s leading mathematicians in [...]