Don’t Take the Bait; Stop Verbal Aggression Before It Stops You.

Don’t Take the Bait; Stop Verbal Aggression Before It Stops You.- Stay cool while helping others come to their sensesWe need each other at work, at home and in our community.Cultivating and maintaining good relationships is critical for our success and happiness. They are the source of rich opportunities, essential information and needed support.Solid relationships require good communication.…… Continue reading Don’t Take the Bait; Stop Verbal Aggression Before It Stops You.

Stop Cheating on Your Happy Future With an Anxious Mind

Stop Cheating on Your Happy Future With an Anxious Mind-Stay faithful to your best self by putting anxiety in its place.Contrary to widespread practice, worrying about what might happen doesn’t give you one inch of control over what does happen.And yet, anxiety is on the rise.Last week the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that…… Continue reading Stop Cheating on Your Happy Future With an Anxious Mind

What Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?

What Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?- Do you need to succeed to feel good or feel good to succeed?Anthony says he’s doing an outstanding job as a manager at his company. However, instead of feeling good, he’s frustrated. Anthony doesn’t feel appreciated or get the opportunity for advancement he wants and believes he deserves. He’s angry, ready to…… Continue reading What Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?

When You Hold Back, You Break Through to Authentic Success

When You Hold Back, You Break Through to Authentic Success-Self-regulation is a powerful tool for getting what you really want.When my daughter was young, she had an English teacher who suggested the best way to write an A+-worthy essay was to allow the first draft to be the “sloppy copy.” The goal was to be free…… Continue reading When You Hold Back, You Break Through to Authentic Success

Get On Your Feet and Take The Road Less Traveled

Get On Your Feet and Take The Road Less Traveled-Let enthusiasm and self-belief be your guides.You can’t wait for people to recognize your talent or desires. Being reserved doesn’t win you any points. It often gets you overlooked and creates frustration. On the other hand, shameless self-promotion is a turn-off. The sweet spot between the…… Continue reading Get On Your Feet and Take The Road Less Traveled

An Extraordinary Life Is One That Suits You Head To Toe

An Extraordinary Life is One That Suits You Head to Toe-An ordinary life fits other people.Most people would consider that astronaut Scott Kelly lives an extraordinary life. He commanded the International Space Station and set the record for the most accumulated number of days spent in space by an American astronaut.Scott said that aside from the incredible views and floating around,…… Continue reading An Extraordinary Life Is One That Suits You Head To Toe

Fear In The Age of COVID-19

As with any challenge, it’s important to remember that you have a choice of perspective. Choice is the one option that remains regardless of what the conditions take away. This truth is especially important to remember as you consider the unprecedented effects the pandemic has on our lives, our health and the economy. The virus…… Continue reading Fear In The Age of COVID-19

Fall is the Time to Take Charge

With summer behind us, fall is a good time to renew our commitment to our best selves at work and at home. Because most of our childhoods were conditioned around the school year, this last quarter can feel like a time for getting serious again. If summer is for fun and daydreaming, then fall is…… Continue reading Fall is the Time to Take Charge

How to Jumpstart Change

When you ask someone, “How’s it going?” Most people say “okay, getting by, managing alright.” It seems as though for most of us, there is so much to juggle that we hardly have time to think about developing a career and life experience that would have us shouting out an answer such as, “spectacular, outstanding,…… Continue reading How to Jumpstart Change