Category Archives: life balance

How to Truly Give Thanks at Home this Week

Giving Thanks: Thursday is More than Just a Day for Food and Football In the United States, it’s Thanksgiving this week.  As we prepare delicious food, plan on parades and games, take the time to  give thanks  and acknowledge others … Continue reading

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Could Ecotherapy (Being in Nature) Relieve Your Stress?

Nature:  Free and Easy Cure to Anxiety and Depression Did you know that most Americans suffer from nature deficit disorder?  A typical American spends 80-90% of their time indoors- and sadly too much of that time is spent sitting.  The … Continue reading

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Are You So Busy That Nothing Gets Done?

“Busy is a drug that a lot of people are addicted to.” Rob Bell Too Busy for Life? My next book is on women and overwhelm, and I find that in general, with the digital world being on 24/7, we … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed? How to Regain Focus

Do You Have Cognitive Overload? “Information overload is a symptom of our desire to not focus on what’s important. It is a choice.” Brian Solis We receive so much data that we can barely comprehend all that is coming into … Continue reading

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The Most Important Thing to Do Today

Is Not Necessarily What Your Boss Wants You to Do Setting priorities in today’s world can be challenging.  All of us have so many demands on us and managing multiple priorities can be like juggling with  boxing gloves on- something’s … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Your Presence

Me and Cinderella Be Here Now In the US, we celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday.  My own mother died when I was 21, after a long terminal illness.  I still miss her delectible meals, artistic talent and haunting beauty.  While she … Continue reading

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Dignity and Respect- For Yourself and Others

Helping Others Needs to Be a Two Way Street Most of us have been raised thinking it’s appropriate to be generous, kind, loving and helpful to others.  In in today’s world with so much suffering, we are increasingly asked to … Continue reading

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Recharge Your Brain with Down Time

“We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly -spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.” Susan Taylor Access Your Creativity Through Quiet Time Most busy professionals have very little … Continue reading

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It’s Not about YOU!

Other People’s Behavior is ALWAYS about Them! I  recently had lunch with two great women who have achieved substantial success in life and business.  However, like so many people, they were taking way too much responsibility for others.  As I speak … Continue reading

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Women are More Stressed Than Men

According to American Psychological Association’s  Work and Well-Being Survey,women are more stressed than ever. • 37% of women feel stressed at work, versus 33% of men. • Only 48% of women feel work is an equal playing field for both … Continue reading

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