Resilience + Positive Intelligence During Times of Uncertainty

So, it is day something into self-quarantine, with no end date in sight. The end date keeps on changing, and we wonder when this can all be a distant memory. Some of us are losing our jobs; people aren't buying or spending money except on essentials, rent is up in the air, some of us…

STOP WORKPLACE GOSSIP, please ;)

Have you ever been bitten by the gossip bug at work? We ALL have, and I'd say I don't like admitting that I have multiple times. According to research, as explained in Psychology Today, conducted by a team from the University of Amsterdam, 90 percent of office conversations are actually gossips. Researchers at Georgia Institute…

Are you allowing others to dictate your time?

Are you caught being dragged into places you don't want to go to?You have a lot of obligations with family, work,¬†friends, boyfriend/partner/spouse that you HAVE to go to, and I get that.Within all of these¬†things that you are obligated and most likely guilt-tripped to do, you are also not scheduling activities that align with your…

Accountability and Consequences – Related?

What happens when you don't do what you say you are going to do? What happens when your impact on others is toxic, and you've heard the feedback already? What happens when you believe that you can say whatever you need to say to get the results you want? What happens next? I ran a…

At some point, you will

How's week two of 2020 going so far for you? Is it week two or week three? I can't tell.There is something in the air that we can't see, and it's making people rethink their lives and what's next for them. The world is going through a lot, and we, as humans, have contributed to…

Letting Go of Old Stories in 2020

Photo Credit: Photo by¬†Yuvraj Singh¬†on¬†Unsplash Welcome to 2020! It's officially here.¬† As the new year and new decade is officially our reality, I have a lot to say about that. For my newsletter, I will share with you a bit instead ūüėČ  Something I realized recently but always knew deep down inside was that our…

Emotions – Friend or Foe?

Emotions are energy or energy in motion.Often, we aren't allowed to show emotion in the workplace or in our lives because it seems inappropriate, and it makes us look a certain way to others as they perceive it. Here are some phrases that are thrown around: "Oh, suck it up and just do it or get over…

Nourish Your Mind, Body and Soul

It's a term I heard a lot and had no idea what that looked like for me. I also know now that I wasn't putting it into practice.¬†I feel like when it comes to "performance," there is a certain level of care you need to put your attention to because the only instrument you have…

What if I don’t want to “Grow Up”?

What if you don't want to grow up? What if the thought of growing up sounds boring to you? What if trying to check off all the boxes to fit into a society that expects you to "grow up" is the opposite of how you want to live your life? What then? What happens next.…

What I learned from Bali (part 2)

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. My family had lasagna AND turkey this year! It was delicious.I started to practice what I preach ever since I came back from vacation.One of the big things for me this year was overextending myself, emotionally and mentally. I could have done a lot more excise to extend myself…