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3 12, 2020

Choose Peace this Holiday Season

2020-12-22T17:08:53-08:00December 3rd, 2020|

It is hard to believe it is already December, but I think most of us are ready to turn the corner into a new year. My husband Graham and I are enjoying a few weeks of respite in Arizona this winter, and on our evening walks we have watched the neighbors create a variety of Christmas decor in their yards - from white twinkling lights wrapped around palm trees to  Read more »

19 11, 2020

How to Cope with 2020 Burnout

2020-12-01T11:00:51-08:00November 19th, 2020|

One of my CEO clients asked me the other day, "Is 2020 over yet? It seems like it has been the longest year, ever..." Let's face it, 2020 has brought significant challenges for the business leader. Shutdowns, economic instability, and business planning in these fluid times are difficult. But one of the main challenges may not be what you think... Burnout. Burnout is on the rise and more dangerous than  Read more »

2 07, 2020

How to Better Love the Ones You’re With

2020-07-02T10:32:28-07:00July 2nd, 2020|

It was the perfect summer-like weekend with mild temperatures in the mid 70’s. I had the unique opportunity to spend time with my three beautiful daughters. Yet, it was bittersweet, as yesterday we sent two back off to school. I feel deeply grateful for this “surprise” gift of time we were given. When the world shut down a few months ago and my girls were ushered back to the safety  Read more »

21 05, 2020

The #1 Sleep Rule to Beat Your Stress

2020-05-21T15:34:05-07:00May 21st, 2020|

One of the top complaints I am hearing from my clients, colleagues and friends is, “I just can’t sleep.” Can you relate? I can too. Although sleep is something I fight hard for, the uncertainty of today’s new “business unusual” is enough to keep anyone up at night. There is no doubt about it, these are unprecedented, and yes - scary times we are living in. Stress is at an  Read more »

7 05, 2020

Do This to Be More Calm, Centered, and Focused.

2020-05-07T09:46:58-07:00May 7th, 2020|

It is easy to get caught up in our emotions sometimes. Has this happened to you? You were simply going through your day and then receive an upsetting phone call, find yourself facing a big problem at work, or you get in a fight with your spouse. With lightening speed your mood changes. Emotions take over and you may get to a place where you think these negative emotions define  Read more »

23 01, 2020

3 Ways to Be More Hopeful This Year

2020-01-23T14:28:18-08:00January 23rd, 2020|

Each January I have the privilege of attending an industry CEO conference in a warm, tropical place. This year it was in Aruba, a fabulous weather reprieve from the frigid 20-degree temperatures we left at home. One morning I opened up the curtains to the beautiful scene of a double rainbow. A brief shower had passed through and as the sun peaked out behind the clouds, the rainbow showed a  Read more »

18 12, 2018

What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more?

2018-12-19T10:42:25-08:00December 18th, 2018|

The cold winter winds have blown the grey skies away to beautiful blue this week, giving us a new look at the majestic mountains that surround us. I am once again awestruck by the beauty of the place in which we have the privilege to live. As we move toward the holidays, I love to watch the homes and streets light up with decorations; it’s a sign of life, and  Read more »

4 12, 2018

Top 5 things to do in December

2018-12-05T15:41:31-08:00December 4th, 2018|

December is a crazy time of year. Year end at work, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and food. Food and more food. Personally, I workout more this month so I can eat more. It’s the time of year I am willing put extended time in the gym so I can eat and drink whatever I want. The other top 5 things I do in December that you can too: 1. Birthdays.  Read more »

21 11, 2018

Count Your Blessings

2018-11-21T13:13:55-08:00November 21st, 2018|

Remember learning the song as a child, “Count your many blessings, name them one by one….”? If you are like me, you will now be humming this song and will have it in your head for the rest of the day. In this Season of Thanksgiving, it is a great time for us all to be reminded to count our many blessings. My daughter spent time a few years ago  Read more »

15 11, 2018

Gratefulness

2018-11-15T10:28:03-08:00November 15th, 2018|

Thanksgiving is a great time of year. Time with family. Time to watch Basketball. Many do turkey trots or play flag football with friends (be careful you could twist a knee or rupture your Achilles tendon as you get older). I wanted to think of things I was grateful for and came up with the standard: Live in America, Family, etc. Then I decided. What am I grateful for that  Read more »

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