Struggle to Meet Deadlines?

Why do most adults struggle to meet deadlines? Or maybe you meet them, but at times you find yourself scrambling at the last minute or pulling all-nighters to hit that target date. The reason isn't as guilt-ridden as you may believe. In fact, psychologists have a term for it, and no, it's not "procrastination." And once you understand this phenomenon, you can modify your strategy in order to produce better outcomes without hustling up against the clock. Be sure to watch this week's video to find out more!

How To Know If You’re Burning Out

I believed that what I was experiencing were signs of approaching burnout, but it turns out that I was already over the edge and what I was experiencing were SYMPTOMS of burnout that consumed me mentally and physically. If you're wondering what burnout's early signs look like before you've crossed over, be sure to watch this week's video.

Trapped at a Dead-End

I'm frequently asked, "Colleen, what can I do if I'm feeling burned out or stuck yet I can't leave my job?" I wondered the same thing immediately after I crashed that December evening in my office! For the several months of post-burnout recovery, I felt like I couldn't leave my position. Our family built a life primarily based upon my income, so unless we were willing to completely change that, I would need to figure out how to take control of my current situation. If you're feeling stuck, in this week's video I provide you with one practice to implement that will get you unstuck.

You Have a Hand in Burnout

Though it's been several years since I first-hand experienced burnout, I will never forget the pivotal moment, or the feeling of drowning every day for months, or the fear I felt that at any moment Matt, my husband, would pack up our kids and leave me.  I know what you may be feeling right now as we've seen burnout escalate recently for many. Over the past couple of weeks I shared that organizations and leaders have a hand in burnout along with one tip that could support you. This week, I have one effective tip for YOU to get a handle on your work and life before you hit burnout. Be sure to watch this video so you can take control of your life today!

Take a Day Off Ferris Bueller Style

In the 1986 John Hughes hit movie, Ferris Bueller skips a day of high school to spend it in the city of Chicago. While I'm certainly not suggesting to become a young delinquent, I do believe Ferris was onto something here! Find out why in this week's video!

Let’s Stay Connected!

I didn't realize how important connections were to me until they were physically removed in 2020. As I've gone back to many of my pre-pandemic routines, I've been able to re-establish those connections, but I know many have not been able to. Find out more about how you can make connections and help others in their own journey to reconnect!

Finding Time for Self-Care

Just quit! Yes, I'm actually telling you to quit! But what if you have a dream, a vision, a big goal? How could you possibly quit? Watch this week's video to find out why it's important to quit if you really want to achieve your dreams!

Sometimes You Just Have to Quit

Just quit! Yes, I'm actually telling you to quit! But what if you have a dream, a vision, a big goal? How could you possibly quit? Watch this week's video to find out why it's important to quit if you really want to achieve your dreams!

There’s No Time For Fun!

Are you so busy that you believe there's no time for fun? You're barely squeezing in the basic necessities to keep yourself, and maybe a family, alive that you can't possibly imagine how you could find even a moment for any fun! If this is you or someone you know, I invite you to check out this week's video for a creative idea on how you can actually have the time for fun!

The Practical Way to Get Moving

I seriously can't believe how little I've been moving over the past year. Even though I've been working from home since the end of 2017, all the little activities that we engaged in that were stripped away with COVID, have resulted in sitting on my a** more than I realized. Are you finding yourself moving less than you used to? Are you feeling aches, pains, or soreness? Watch this video to find practical ways to get moving in only a few minutes a day.