What’s the End Goal of All Your Hustle?

The other day I was on a long car ride with my 14-year-old daughter. We were singing along to our favorite country songs, and laughing and joking about nothing in particular, when it suddenly hit me that there was nowhere Read More …

Stop multi-tasking. It’s not a thing.

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Multi-tasking has long been thought to be the litmus test of how we measure the ability to be productive. Corporate America has required this enigmatic skill for decades, which is why, being the not-so-Spring-chicken that I am, I assumed that Read More …

Meditation – Do you do it and why?

Serious question here, do you meditate? I’m sincerely interested in knowing if any of my readers do. You know how you’ll keep seeing the same things, over and over again, in different places, and from different sources, but all with Read More …

This Earth Day, get grounded. Literally.

“Earth’s crammed with heaven… But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh Our topic for 1000 Voices for Compassion (http://1000voicesspeak.org/) this month is Nurturing. In honor of Earth Day coming up this week on Read More …

Too busy to rest? You may want to reconsider.

“We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don’t… Click To Tweet This week has been one of those crazy, busy ones where my to-do list was so long, I absolutely had Read More …

Why Stillness Scares Us – The Rejection of Silence

Silence. Stillness. It’s what we crave when we escape to the beach, the woods and the mountains.  It’s why we prefer “private” balconies, back yards and islands. Silence is what we instinctively seek when we need to “clear our heads” Read More …

Do you ask for what you need? Have you devalued your self worth?

Over the weekend, I was mid-pour on a glass of Cabernet when our cat Lloyd jumped up on the counter and rubbed his face against my hand, causing me to spill wine all over said counter (he may have just Read More …

It’s the Monday after the Super Bowl, just do the best you can.

It’s Monday. The Monday after the Super Bowl no less. And it’s cold here in Nashville today. I have a to-do list with exactly 25 items on it. This is how I feel about tackling that list: There’s a 15% Read More …

Is taking care of yourself your last priority?

So, we’re adults. Or at least that’s what we call ourselves (I sometimes need to remind my husband). Most of us have careers, and many of us are parents. We’re busy taking care of everyone and everything…else. Is taking care Read More …

7 Ways To Know If You Hate Your Job, Or Just Your Boss

As a freelancer, I spend the large majority of my work day wearing pajamas or yoga pants, and deciding for myself what hours I’ll work, when and where. Before this, I worked in the corporate world for 17 years, with normal Read More …