You Can Share Responsibilities

You Can Share Responsibilities (Episode 86) Ever wonder why it’s so dang hard for you to share responsibilities with other people? And why you have so much trouble accepting help, even when you need and want it so much? In this episode, your host Kay Coughlin talks about the generations of women in her family who have struggled with this exact problem and how it shows up in her life today....

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Jenn Abbenhaus – Fresh Take on Caring for Yourself

Fresh Take On Caring for Yourself (Episode 85) Health and fitness coach Jenn Abbenhaus felt she already had an unusual sensitivity to the needs of her clients with family caregiver responsibilities - and then she became a caregiver for her own grandfather. In this episode, Jenn and host Kay Coughlin get real about taking care of yourself. Even when there’s so much pressure to feel guilty if...

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Why is it So Hard to Come Back From a Break?

Why is it So Hard to Come Back From a Break? (Episode 84) The planning it takes to go on a break can be intense and stressful, especially for people with family caregiver responsibilities. If doing all the prep just to get out the door makes you want to skip the whole idea of taking a break, but you know you’re desperate for one anyway, this episode is for you. As always, you can expect real...

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Internship Fall 2022

We are seeking a journalism, PR or marketing intern to help amplify our message from a fresh perspective. This is an ideal opportunity for a college student, recent grad, someone looking to change careers or get back into the workplace who wants to gain experience in content marketing or PR for a start-up. This 100% remote new role reports to Kay Coughlin, CEO of Facilitator On Fire, whose...

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Tuning Out Unwanted Messages

Tuning Out Unwanted Messages (Episode 83) With so many messages coming at us every day, how do we tune out the ones that aren’t helpful? And how do we sort through it all to figure out what’s useful and what’s not? Join host Kay Coughlin as she encourages all of us to consider this so we can live in a way that’s freeing. As always, you can expect real talk with no judgment, no guilt and no...

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Kim Terry: Caring for Caregivers

Interview with Kim Terry: Caring for Caregivers (Episode 82) Join host Kay Coughlin as she talks to Kim Terry, executive director of Nancy’s House. Nancy’s House is a nonprofit currently operating on the east coast of the U.S., providing retreats and other services focused on helping family caregivers take better care of themselves. As always, you can expect real talk with no judgment, no...

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“Do I Have to Let My In-Laws Move In?”

"Do I Have to Let My In-Laws Move In?" (Episode 81) If ever there was a question loaded  If ever there was a question that is loaded with frustration, alarm, dismay and a touch of dread (okay, maybe more than a touch of dread…), it’s this one: “Do I have to let my in-laws move in with me?” In this episode, host Kay Coughlin talks about how to approach this question thoughtfully, and in a way...

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Why It’s Hard to Do Less

Why It's Hard to Do Less (Episode 80) What happens when you think about doing less? If it’s hard to even consider, and your mind starts sounding off some alarm bells, you’re not alone. We’ve been conditioned to do more, not less. In this episode, your host Kay Coughlin talks about the reasons it’s so hard to do less, and how you can get started when you are ready. As always, you can expect...

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Kind People Say No, Too

Kind People Say No, Too (Episode 79) Can you really say no and still be a kind person? Yes, you can. In this episode, your host, Kay Coughlin, explains why we confuse these two behaviors and how you can say no and still be kind if you want to. As always, you can expect real talk with no judgment, no guilt and no pressure! Learn more about all of this work at FacilitatorOnFire.net/Links....

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Being Gentle With Yourself

Being Gentle With Yourself (Episode 78) In this episode, your host Kay Coughlin talks about ways she is being gentle with herself. Even when our culture seems to be pushing in the opposite direction. Kay gets pretty honest here, in the hopes that something she admits will help you be more gentle with yourself, too. As always, you can expect real talk with no judgment, no guilt and no...

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