For years, I had a low sense of worth in the workplace.
What was I good at? What was my “special sauce”? What was my Superpower?
I was constantly intimidated by the visionaries in my midst.
You know the type: the people who think big, original thoughts.
They ask, “What...
I watched the blood bubble form on my right index finger. Time slowed down.
Should I throw the needle away and pretend none of this happened?
Go to Public Safety and report the incident?
The Universe has a way of whispering to us, tapping us on our shoulders,...
She is a force of nature. Writing a book. Building her business. Developing her community.
Her job? She helps women discover their voice and step into leadership.
She is a shark: moving constantly and getting stuff D.O.N.E.
Her energy is endless. Others marvel at...
She looked at me sadly. She was frazzled, scattered, chaotic, tired, overwhelmed, frustrated.
It was Session 3, and there was disappointment in her eyes.
She hired me to help her “get her sh*t together”.
Like many clients, time was her worst enemy &...
Last week I told the story of Liz’s burnout.
Here’s the story of my burnout.
I was hopeless. I had to keep churning forward & giving more. Why? Because – dammit – that’s what was expected of me!
I had nothing left to give. I was...
For today’s story, you need to know 3 things:
- Diane, 59-years-old, bullies her sister Liz every day.
- Their mom, 92, suffers with dementia & serious physical disabilities.
- Liz is an over-giver.
Liz constantly replays the interactions with her sister in...
Twelve-weeks pregnant, I stood there with my mouth agape. What my brother-in-law said had knocked me over.
I was caught up in the throes of telling an obviously entertaining and compelling story – definitely snarky, probably complaining, certainly...
This morning, I tore up one side of my ten-year-old son. Then tore down the other.
He seethed. I seethed. We shot daggers from our eyes at one another.
We’re firmly implanted in his tween years – and are experiencing some new highs and new lows.
In the long, long ago, when I was a high school teacher, I brought incredible energy to my high school students e’ry damn day.
I loved them, my colleagues, and the work. I loved it so hard that I brought a couch into my classroom so my students would have a...