When emotions of family members are overwhelming

When emotions of family members are overwhelming

Caregivers and parents: are the emotions of your family members overwhelming you?  If so, please know you can begin to reduce that overwhelm with three little words! In this short video (it’s less than 4 minutes!), I will show you a sequence of three tiny words...
How not to be overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings

How not to be overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders: are your emotions overloading you? If so, please know you can begin to reduce that overwhelm! In this short video, I help you see what’s really going on in your head. Understanding the connection...
Deflate Overwhelm Part 2 (video)

Deflate Overwhelm Part 2 (video)

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders: are you too overloaded to try to sort out what’s going on around you? Watch as I use some of my favorite building block toys to illustrate how we can begin to reduce that overwhelm. In this...
Deflate Overwhelm Video Part 1

Deflate Overwhelm Video Part 1

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders, you don’t have to be the victim of overwhelm. Watch as I use some of my favorite building block toys to illustrate how we can begin to deflate that overwhelm so many of us are feeling right now....
What’s in a name: iGen or Gen Z?

What’s in a name: iGen or Gen Z?

Alexis Brown on unsplash There are two labels in use right now for our youngest adult generation: iGen and Gen Z.* Does it matter which one we use for them? I’ve done some very informal polling of these young people (OK, really I just asked my kids and their...
Failure: not “if” but “when”

Failure: not “if” but “when”

The question, “What do I do if someone fails?” is totally delusional. Because everybody fails. Failure is not “if,” but “when.” Out of failure comes learning, growth and the next iteration. What if, instead of pretending failure...
10 Things to Remember About Your Team Under Pressure

10 Things to Remember About Your Team Under Pressure

My supervisor (once upon a time when I worked at a large organization) came to me in a panic one day because a project waiting in the wings suddenly became the top priority. I was instructed to drop everything, redirect everybody and all resources to this project, and...
Simple antidote to holiday stress

Simple antidote to holiday stress

Once, there was a farmer, who had enough of everything, but not always much extra. She had been through many good times and many bad times, and was known for her reliability and thoughtful words. One day, a horse wandered onto her farm. It seemed content to stay there...