If there ever was a time to practice positivity, its NOW during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Research confirms that staying positive can enable your body to better recover and even fight off flu or colds. Social distancing, washing your hands, and not touching your face are THE most effective ways to stay safe and get through these coronavirus times. Yet the research regarding positivity and its relationship to enhancing health dates back to 2002. Managing stress well is shown to “modulate resistance to disease” (Dantzer, 2018). In other words, yes, let’s avoid being unnecessarily exposed to the coronavirus … Read the rest Read More
Crazy Coronavirus Times – Some Effective Ways We Can Stay Positive
I don’t know about you, but life has felt very discombobulated lately. A girlfriend & I went to Palm Springs last Tuesday, heading for the PARIBAS Indian Wells Tennis Tournament and a few hours after our airplane touched down, the tournament was canceled, and the coronavirus had become a pandemic. At that point… here we were in paradise with the question every hour…Should we stay?… Should we go?
The overall coronavirus case numbers reported in Italy, Spain, Iran and all of Western Europe and then in North … Read the rest Read More
What Story Will Your Career Tell?
Above the mountains
The Geese turn into the light again
Painting their black silhouettes on an open sky.
Sometimes everything has to be inscribed
Across the heavens
So you can find
The one line already written
— David Whyte
What is waiting to be discovered in you? What is your purpose? What will be your legacy? Ideally our careers lead us on the flight plan our spirit was designed for. But what about those times you get stuck in the office turbulence, lost in hierarchal power struggles, or buried in the endless … Read the rest Read More
“One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things” – Henry Miller
When is the last time you had one of those heart-constricting, brain blushing conversations with someone with whom you were in conflict?
You know, the conversation after which you don’t sleep for nights because you can’t stop the anguishing over a misunderstanding or a full blown rupture of trust that fanned the flames of that difficult exchange…
I’ve been in that fretful conversation loop and I have helped hundreds of clients to learn how to have empowered conversations about … Read the rest Read More
Research shows that there are gender differences in the way we cope with stress and in our relationship with food. Men tend to eat less when they are stressed, while women tend to eat more (Grunberg, Straub, 1992). Why is that? Many people are careful to eat a healthy diet all day long, but, alas, end their day by eating empty caloric food at night. Why is that? One explanation is that many people fell lonelier at night and fill this emotional gap by snacking on unhealthy, ‘comfort food’? Do you experience yourself being stressed at evening social events and … Read the rest Read More