Three Simple Nuggets to Cut Down the Panic

So it’s been a while since we’ve been together. I’ve got a few good reasons. I’ve been busy with some cool things, like implementing my new mindfulness trainings for organizations (yay!). And of course, there’s the beloved MagicWrap project, which I won’t go into again here*. I’ve also been busy with tricky things, like keeping my training and facilita...
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What We’re All Getting Wrong About our Freak-Outs

You know how this is an uncertain time? And how lots of people and articles and bloggers (including me) have been talking about how scary uncertainty is? So...we all had it all wrong. Let me show you what I mean. The other day I had one of those freak-out moments, when the uncertainty around this pandemic - and just life in general - felt so scary. ...
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A Knowledge Nugget: How to REALLY Deal With Our Current Fears

No doubt about it. It’s an uncertain, scary time. Social distancing has many of us feeling isolated. News stories filled with speculation have us scared and confused. The every-side-is-doing-it blame game fills us with anger and frustration. We worry about our loved ones. We worry about our bank accounts. We worry about how long this will go on. All...
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The Problem with Life’s Pop-Tarts

I’ve noticed a troubling personal trend lately. Here's just one example. See if you can relate… I’m on social media and see a news headline, likely about whatever daily debate is going on. I read the article. Despite feeling my blood pressure rise a scooch, I click on links within the article to get more details and background. I feel myself growi...
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What to Do About the Snark in Your Life

I had a bad moment the other day. It made me look bad. It was potentially damaging to my reputation. And it was 100%, without a doubt, my own fault. I had emailed a colleague to confirm a phone call we’d set up for the next day. I told her I would be expecting her call at the appointed time. She wrote back and asked for my number. To which I quickly...
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