• Do you ask for these 3 kinds of help?

    I find myself asking for three kinds of help. And I’ve learned it’s useful if I’m clear ahead of time about what type of help I’m really after—and to make it clear to the person on the other end of my “ask”. Here are the three types of help I’m usually looking for. How do […]

  • You’re NOT worth it, so just DO it (Is this you?)

    I want you to think about how you take care of yourself. Are you burning the candle at both ends and suffering from burnout? Do you wear busy like a badge of honor? Sacrifice sleep to mark one more thing off your To Do list? Do you say yes, yes, yes, and then wonder why […]

  • Here are 12 things that get in the way of ease

    My word for the year is ease…the absence of difficulty or effort. Just thinking about ease makes me take a deep breath and relax. Even feel a little happier. My life already has a lot of ease in it. I’ve made certain choices the last few years to move toward ease. Leaving a career I […]

  • I’ve got good news for you: Your way is not the only way

    Have you ever thought to yourself: I’m the only one who can do it right. This is an exhausting lie because it means you’re doing everything. From creating the PowerPoint slides to putting up the holiday decorations to dropping the kids off at soccer. From balancing the checkbook to doing the laundry to running the […]

  • Repeat after me: It’s OK to ask for help

    Today is National Ask for Help Day. No, it’s not on your calendar and there’s no greeting card for it since I just made it up. But I think it’s going to catch on. Because I’ve decided we all need to get better at asking for help. Myself included. Every week I encounter someone who balks […]