April 18, 2020

No commute! Work in your pajamas! Sounds like a cake walk, but burnout can happen in all kinds of conditions, even if you normally work from home, are a stay at home parent or your job has been furloughed. Any time you are burning your candle at both ends you leave you...

My own transformation, from burned out psychologist to vibrant community volunteer, and ultimately to calm and centered coach, took about 20 years in the making. Sheesh! Does that terrify you? I mean, who has 20 years to spend getting their sh*t together? Well, here’s...

February 4, 2020

We all want to be happy. As Mel Robbins would say, “simple, but not easy.” Are you happy? Overall? Most of the time? What Mel is referring to is the fact that most of how you experience your life is within your control. It’s not complicated to choose happiness, it’s ju...

January 2, 2020

Recently, I have seen people declare their "intentions" in lieu of making a new year's "resolution." A kinder, gentler, don't feel super bad if you don't follow through version of a personal desire for change. Sure - to "intend" is to 'plan for a particular objective'...

January 2, 2020

By far, weight loss, in the form of diet and/or exercise, is the most popular New Year's resolution. As a health and wellness coach I am thrilled that people want to be healthier, and, ‘TBH’... we all want to look better. For me, however, the most compelling reason to...

October 10, 2019

Once upon a time, in a life far, far away, I was working as a psychologist participating in research for anxiety and depression. I had 2 young children, ages 4 & 1, and I was trying to juggle it all; work, relationship, family, community. At some point, I believe it wa...

August 6, 2019

Wellness, the concept of changing one’s habits to increase longevity and quality of life, has slowly been finding a foothold within the walls of the workplace. With the incidence of workplace burnout reaching “epidemic proportions” (Charlie DeWitt, 2017), organizations...

February 1, 2018

What makes you say ‘Ahhh’?  I'm not talking about when the dentist says "Open up and say...", I'm talking about that warm cozy feeling when, maybe just for a moment, all is good and right with the world.  Times when you realize you're not holding your breath or doing m...