Given how high emotions are running, 2020 will be a great year to figure out how to stay close and connected during the holidays, even when you can’t do things the way you want. If you want to have a more peaceful and connected and less disappointing holiday season, here are five important things you can choose NOT to do this year.
How do you help caregivers at work, even when you know very little about their life beyond the office?
We make excuses for colleagues and family members more often than we realize. Disqualifying someone because they might get defensive or…
Three little words that can make all the difference if you are overwhelmed by emotions of family members.
Caregivers and parents: feeling overwhelmed by all the emotions of sheltering in place with your family?
Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by living under stay-at-home orders: get some relief from the overload!
I use some of my favorite building block toys to illustrate how to reduce the overwhelm you’re feeling
Responsibilities for a lot of caregivers have increased in recent weeks. Some of us are people who care for older adults but many of us are parents whose kids are suddenly home around the clock. I see you! I’m going through it too.
That stress you’re feeling? It’s coming from the powerful primitive functions of your brain. But you don’t have to get stuck there. Jason Lewis and Kay Coughlin recorded a special podcast episode to help you.
One of the most common tensions between generations is handling flexible work schedules.
It’s not surprising, really. Our older generations have worked in largely traditional, non-flexible work settings for much of our careers. The very idea that we could request, recommend or (gasp!) actually use flexible scheduling options? Either these choices were non-existent, or we believed they were only for people who were having personal problems.