How to Become More Optimistic

Ever heard the phrase “the power of positive thinking?” Well, as it turns out, positivity is pretty powerful. According to the Mayo Clinic, the health benefits of positive thinking can include an increased life span, decreased rates of depression, better coping skills and improved psychological and physical well-being. Good stuff, right? Published May 10, 2022…

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What It Feels Like to Be Stuck — And How to Get Unstuck

“The feeling of being stuck is common. I define the term stuck as being at odds with your desired life circumstances. You don’t live up to your expectations for yourself—whether that means in your job, love life, health, and more.” — Shira Miller, Chief Communications Officer, TEDx Speaker, Executive Coach, Author   Published on May…

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4 Ways to Make Exercise More Fun

We all know exercise is good for us, and the “right” thing to do, kind of like eating broccoli and wearing sunscreen. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officially recommends that each week, adults get at least150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity and two days of muscle strengthening movement. Yet…

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How to Find Your Purpose

4 Ways to Get Clear About Your Reason for Being

4 Ways to Get Clear About Your Reason for Being From the Talking Heads “Road to Nowhere” to the Beatles’ “Nowhere Man,” rock stars have created some powerful lyrics about being aimless in life. Even Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, a political rock star by every measure, said “If you do not know…

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Why You Should Do You

3 Ways to Embrace Your Authentic Self

3 Ways to Embrace Your Authentic Self How many times have you been urged recently to keep it real? Seen a hashtag, meme, podcast episode, or video that reinforces the importance of being true to yourself, at least within reason? With 4.55 billion people actively using social networks, which is more than half of the world’s population,…

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Are You Experiencing Resiliency Fatigue?

Are You Experiencing Resiliency Fatigue?

Here are 4 ways to combat the exhaustion of prolonged stress Resiliency, the ability to bounce back from adversity, obstacles, and challenges, is an admirable trait. But if you are trying to stay motivated or positive under sustained stress — like two years of COVID-19 shut-downs and restrictions, or any difficult situation that has caused…

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You are the Boss of Your Well-Being

You are the boss of your well being

Some things have achieved mythical status, like searching for the Holy Grail or finding Big Foot thriving in the wilderness. The same is true when it comes to looking for an employer that will provide you with more work-life balance. Instead of relying on an organization to grant you greater well-being, here’s a hot tip…

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What to Do When You Have Too Much to Do

what to do when you have too much to do

5 ways to stay productive when overloaded I am busy. Okay, let’s rephrase that — right now I’m right in the midst of the overloaded, “when is the heck is this all going to stop” kind of busy that can be downright overwhelming. There’s my challenging full-time corporate job. I’m working through a major rewrite…

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Leverage Self-Care to Deal with Injuries and Setbacks

Leverage Self-Care to Deal with Injuries and Setbacks

4 ways to reclaim your well-being It’s not upsetting on the level of a Zombie invasion or a full-blown pandemic. But when I sprained my ankle last week after tripping down two stairs, just 20 minutes before a moving truck showed up to cart our possessions away, it sucked. The pain was intense, as was…

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