We are steadily moving through the Spring season; and even though the weather isn't always on board, we are nevertheless in a period of new beginnings and great opportunities. I find Spring to be the optimal time to re-evaluate, re-engage, and refresh everything in my life that feels a bit stagnant. This typically includes taking a good look at how I'm taking care of my mind and body, which will either be screaming "fix me!" or "I feel great!". Whichever dialog is happening in my body, it's an indication on what I can do to better my self-care regime.
It was a lovely late morning, turned afternoon…we had originally planned to go kayaking on the San Francisco Bay, but decided against it a few days earlier due to the forecasted rain showers. But on the day of the originally planned trip, I received a text which enthusiastically said, “The rain has stopped! Let’s go hiking and have coffee.”. I emphatically exclaimed, “Let’s do it!”, as I was secretly hoping to see him anyway.
The month of March is a special time of the year...This is the time where the seasons change and we take a moment to reevaluate our yearly, quarterly and lifetime goals. In addition, we celebrate National Nutrition Month, which allows us to look more closely at our current health condition and make plans for a more healthy and happier existence. If healthy eating, exercise and mindful living has not been a priority this year, or you are finding it difficult to incorporate it into your busy life; here a 5 tips to inspire you to live a more vibrantly energetic life during National Health Month.
We've all seen it: the company who's employees that are overworked, under-joyed and ready to go with one foot out the door. This of course is not an ideal situation for any company that strives to profit, grow and reach the masses. Even with a plethora of 'perks', companies seem to be losing the grasp on the morale in company culture.
It occurred to me recently that not every professional woman holds the same ideas as myself in regards to competition. Recently, I reached out to a number of professional women who I admired in an effort to build our relationship and to create in collaboration. The response I received from 95% of those women was some variation of “sorry, I don't want you stealing my clients”.
One thing I have more experience with (more than I would like to admit) is in starting over. Whether this is because of a change in passion, financial status, divorce or unforeseen events; I have encountered my share of transitional life periods that started with things falling apart. This time in any person's life can be overwhelming, confusing and downright frustrating. But even though being 'in' this time can appear daunting – my experience shows that beyond the overwhelm awaits opportunities for growth and fulfillment.