Is your Work a Source of Well-Being?

Is your Work a Source of Well-Being?

Let’s talk about wellness at work for a second here. Is Your Workplace A Source of Well-Being? How many of your co-workers, employees, and leaders are silently experiencing: Stress, Anxiety, Burnout, Fear of Uncertainty, Caffeine, and Alcohol Reliance? And...
Why meditation practice may not work for you…

Why meditation practice may not work for you…

Many years ago, I was meditating consistently, but my anxiety about specific issues remained. 😕 It had become hardwired in my nervous system as a default programming. I needed to “rewrite” the code. You see, meditation alone works for many aspects of the mind, but...
Are You “Searching?”

Are You “Searching?”

When I was 26 years old, I started a new chapter of my life and labeled it, “searching.” This is it, I thought. This is when I figure out all the answers to WHY I’m unhappy. I knew I wasn’t where I wanted to be in life and angry that my reality didn’t match the...
Want to disconnect from the chatter in your mind?

Want to disconnect from the chatter in your mind?

Most people can achieve a state of mindfulness while being outdoors! In nature, all of your senses activate at once, so you become present and aware. Nature does not have judgments and opinions like the rest of the world.  It’s quiet. It’s magical. It’s full of...
The year I lost my dad, my life changed.

The year I lost my dad, my life changed.

I hit unimaginable rock-bottom. We had always had a deep connection and although I never got to tell him, it was his admirable strength, that fueled me to accomplish all that I had that far. And now… it was gone. Just like that. You see, the thing about experiencing...
Who else is an [over] achiever?

Who else is an [over] achiever?

Who else is an [over] achiever? When I was younger, I would easily pour 12+ hours of my day into working because I believed, as the internet says, that “the grind doesn’t stop.” When mismanaged, though, all that does is lead to burnout, unhealthy levels of stress, and...
Does Winter Get on Your Nerves?

Does Winter Get on Your Nerves?

This whole “getting dark hours” thing has me a little thrown off! Anyone else? I wake up when it’s dark…I’m still working when the sun sets… it feels like I should be going to bed at 6:30 pm… As winter continues, and the cold weather starts to set in the brain,...
How long are you going to wait?

How long are you going to wait?

Many years ago, I lived in a very different world. I was attending University in Moscow, living life in a big city where the main things that mattered were financial status and what you looked like. I felt like I was living a double life. Secretly, I was longing to go...
Are you taking it for granted?

Are you taking it for granted?

Sometimes looking at the perfect lives of others on social media may make us feel “positively jealous.” Like you wish you could be in the sunny weather when it’s raining outside of your window. But do you fully take advantage of what you already have, or do you take...
Top 3 Effective Stress Busters During Times of Uncertainty

Top 3 Effective Stress Busters During Times of Uncertainty

Has it been stressful before? Yes, but not like this. Supermarkets are empty, businesses are closing, and everyone is afraid to get sick – globally. We are amidst multidimensional challenges on personal, business, and family levels all at once, and no one knows...