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...
The primitive brain and a podcast

The primitive brain and a podcast

Photo: Asa Rodger on unsplash 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, founder of consulting firm Responsive Fundraising, courageously put himself...
Need to quickly implement flexible working options?

Need to quickly implement flexible working options?

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,...
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...
Powerful news about change, in less than 100 words.

Powerful news about change, in less than 100 words.

Did you know you can change anything about you at any age, in any relationship or situation? The way you think, the language you speak, your leadership style, your politics or fitness level – it’s all up to you.  You can’t change anybody else,...
The truth about manipulative people at work

The truth about manipulative people at work

Picture this: Your colleague, Jerry, shows up 5 minutes late to the weekly staff meeting – again. He isn’t dragging his feet, but he isn’t in any hurry, either. Like always, he says he was on a very important call that simply couldn’t wait. He has a steaming cup...