I'm a huge fan of routines - they're a significant contributor to remaining efficient and effective. But what about those times when things feel monotonous? When the days become a blur and you feel like you're in a slump? Find out in this week's video how you can softly shake things up without shattering your entire routine!
Over the past year or so, you may have held off on asking for a promotion or raise, but now you feel like Samuel L. Jackson in The Negotiator. You may have held off on special requests because it felt selfish during a time of crisis, but now you're looking to Julia Roberts from Erin Brockovich for strength. You may have felt comfortable behind your computer screen, but now you're preparing like Mel Gibson in Braveheart to give a rousing presentation to an important group. Whether you're channeling Samuel, Julia, or Mel, you may need a dose of confidence! While it's common knowledge that confidence is one of the keys to having success in these situations, what's not so common knowledge is whether or not you have what it takes to actually be confident. In this video I share the foundation required so that confidence is no longer an illusion, but instead, a reality for you!
A recent survey showed that 80% of people take on more than they can or should handle. Does that sound like you? I find myself sentenced to over-commitment because I'm either excited to take on something new or because I truly want to jump in to help others. But what happens when you over-commit? Loss of sleep, increased stress, falling short in other areas? Find out how to break free from sentencing yourself to over-commitment!
When I work with organizations and executives on beating burnout, one of the key strategies I share is to begin with communication. But I’ve found that for many, they lack the confidence to initiate the communication and/or how they communicate lacks confidence. In this week’s video, I share what you must have in order to be confident in your communication.
Do you ever find your calendar with a few-minute gap? Maybe an appointment ended early or started late, so now you're just sitting there wondering what to do next? What if you could stay productive when these unexpected times occur? I show you how in this week's video!
There was such a great response to last week's post in which I shared a past video with my son, Ethan, so I'm back this week with another one! This time, it's with my almost 10-year old daughter, Reese, at the end of 2018. Here she shares an interesting tool for managing stress. If you haven't heard of this before, check it out and see if it works to help reduce your stress.
About three years ago I grabbed my then 12-year old son, Ethan, to share how he manages stress (yes, kids have stress, too). Not only did he discover successful strategies to just handle it consistently for years, they're ideas that are 100% relevant and practical for any stressed out or burned out ADULT!
What a perfect way to end the month of foolishness by celebrating with dance! Grab a family member, a friend, or just yourself and have some fun by dancing to your favorite song and celebrating International Dance Day!
Stress relief can actually be a joke when you use laughter to help reduce it! Laughter has so many short and long-term health benefits and my family's favorite way to get a lot of it, is by watching stand-up comedians. Find out more in this week's video!
You may have felt like a fool on more days than just #aprilfoolsday! If you've ever experienced #impostersyndrome you most likely know what I'm referring to. But you're not alone - 82% of people have felt like an imposter at some point in time. But imposter syndrome is not why you should foolish. Watch this week's video to find out the real trick that's been played on you!