Some Days, We Do Hard Things

As Glennon Doyle so brilliantly says, “We can do hard things.”  But…how? And, there are so many hard things.  Having the hard conversation.  Making the tough decision.  Deciding on your next career move.  Navigating a challenging health or relationship situation.  Not knowing how any of it will go.  Knowing only the hard and the uncertainty.... Continue Reading →

Some Days, We (Over) Check Ourselves

Ice Cube taught us that we need to check ourselves before we wreck ourselves.  And, certainly, I’m a proponent of intentionality, thoughtfulness and self-reflection.  But, how much checking is too much checking?  Can you also wreck yourself by over checking yourself? It shows up time and again in our professional lives.  That instinct to check... Continue Reading →

Some Days, You Need to Retreat

For a long time in my career, I struggled to take vacation and to truly unplug if I did.  I thrive on productivity and it always felt impossible to really step away.  I remember the first time I read about unplugging being pro-productivity.  And, pro lots of other things, including well-being.  It was such a... Continue Reading →

Some Days, We Have Déjà Vu

“I can’t believe we’re here again.”  The refrain resounding among friends and colleagues, round the country and the world, as the Omicron variant jolts us all into this latest phase of the pandemic we’ve been struggling to navigate for the last two years.  Right when so many felt like things were finally getting back to... Continue Reading →

Some Days, I Find Athena

Last year, I was asked to write a letter to my younger self for our women’s employee resource group.  It wanted to be a poem…Sharing it here in case any of the messages resonate in this time of reflection and intention-setting. ***Finding Athena (a.k.a. Letter to My Younger Self) Little girl, don’t worry.Perfection’s an impossible... Continue Reading →

Some Days, I Reimagine Normal

As we collectively reimagine normal, not just in the workplace but in our holistic lives, I took my team through a visualization exercise and have shared it a few times by request since.  Sharing the prompt and questions here in case they are helpful to you or your team.  It’s been fascinating and inspiring to... Continue Reading →

Some Days

Some Days are different than Somedays. Somedays are dreamy but untethered. Unaccountable. I believe in dreamy but proactive. Intentional. You cannot simply amorphously wish and expect your dream to come true. You must embrace agency. You must create. Some Days are specific. They may not yet possess every precise detail but, what is there, is... Continue Reading →

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