Do you feel like you never have enough time?

Do you feel like you never have enough time?

Do you feel like you have never enough time? You know, the day ends and your to-do list is longer than it was in the morning? Or, you go to bed thinking about all the things you didn’t get done? Maybe you’re even running through your to-do list when you...
Treat your self well: Have things to look forward to

Treat your self well: Have things to look forward to

There is an abundance of advice on how to treat your self well through sound nutrition, adequate movement (exercise), sleep, and healthy relationships. But, what about self-care through fun or other pleasures? If you’re all about getting work done and meeting your...
Why is it so hard to rest?

Why is it so hard to rest?

I envy people who relax often and easily.  For me and other ambitious perfectionists, it’s surprisingly hard to rest. I’m “working on it”–which, ironically, isn’t my preferred approach. Working on resting seems like an oxymoron!...
Gaining weight, gaining health

Gaining weight, gaining health

This post about gaining weight has nothing to do with careers but I felt called to write it and share it here, even though it is quite personal. Stretch pants ignorance Like most people who have been working from home 100%, I’ve spent much of COVID dressed in...
A worksheet on values (authentic & aspirational)

A worksheet on values (authentic & aspirational)

If someone were to ask you what you value, could you tell them? You could probably list a few of your values quite easily, and even describe how these play out in your life. You might even be honest enough to talk about the ones you struggle to live by, despite their...
25 years together

25 years together

Raúl and I celebrated 25 years together in October. Unlike in past years when we barely acknowledged the milestone of another year, we decided to do something special this time. Not because it felt obligatory, but because we both genuinely wanted to recognize this...

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