Leadership is about understanding our power to influence those around us.
It’s a “reaching for the edges of a blue, blue sky” kind of week for me. I’m particularly grateful for that, given that not all skies are blue and not all weeks are filled with accomplishment. At the end of this blog you’ll find some suggestions for turning things around, but first I’m celebrating a […]
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
This was written about my friend Jenny, an oncology nurse, and is shared with her permission:
If you lack motivation, are just feeling a little down or notice your self-confidence could use a boost, then this post is for you. Today’s blog is a continuation of my last post where I wrote about being hard on ourselves and about finding a way to see ourselves with compassion and kindness. Love is […]
We can be very hard on ourselves. This is especially true in the times we are already struggling. Perhaps it’s the week your diet or exercise program really went off the rails. Maybe it’s a phase where you’re a bit isolated already and really don’t feel up to connecting with others even though you know […]
Most often we communicate from a place of need – our need to be heard, accepted, understood, our need to be liked, to sell an idea, to teach something. Our needs may be unarticulated or even unconscious, but they are often directing our interactions with others.