the opposite of presenteeism

If the problem of presenteeism existed before the pandemic, I can’t imagine things have gotten better. Before the pandemic even hit the western hemisphere, Forbes reported: Employers who have struggled…

you’re doing it all wrong!

One of the best aspects of being in the coaching space is collaborating with like-minded, like-hearted women. Being a contributor to a community called Kuel Life is an opportunity that…

time to detox?

Hello? Is anybody there? Or is everyone still doomscrolling, sucked into the vortex of news and social media after the past two weeks? Perhaps it’s time to detox. For the…

optical illusions, vastly different perspectives

optical illusion: tiger or monkey? Earlier this week, a health coaching colleague posted a black and white optical illusion image and asked, “What animal do you see first?” I haven’t…

know a woman struggling with burnout?

[Edited to add: this post was written in October 2020—the EAT™ | Your way to health program continues to be offered a few time a year. Visit the course information…

stress + the severe inner critic

I was going to start this post by saying that every one of us has an inner critic who incessantly doubts us and shames us, whose voice is constantly in…

That’ll never work!

Most of us have at least one teacher we’ll remember all our lives: s/he’s the one who made learning a spiritual practice (or maybe a spiritual discipline?) more than a…

I got nothin’…

In an unusual turn of events, I’ve been traveling 10 days out of the last 25—first to Chicago to speak on a panel, then to Ohio for parents’ weekend, then…

There’s a quiz for that

There’s an online “what’s your [fill in the blank] type” quiz for everything these days, and while I’m generally able to steer away from them—knowing that they can be a…

WHO said it

going grammanda I’m an admitted grammarphile. I still correct my children (and others): come—not go; bring—not take; lie—not lay; if I were —not if I was; I wish I had—not…

Greatest hits | Where are you hiding?

As of May 2019, burnout is finally recognized as a syndrome according the the World Health Organization’s 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), a handbook that provides…