3 Myths That Fuel Burnout

A strong work ethic has always been my calling card. During college and my early career, I packed my schedule from the wee hours of the morning until my head hit the pillow late at night. Though my responsibilities have shifted since then, I still take on too many to-dos, then feel stressed when IContinue reading “3 Myths That Fuel Burnout”

Resurrecting Buried Treasure

Hidden torments sometimes yield tragedy. The world witnessed this earlier this summer when, within a week’s span, we lost two luminaries to suicide, fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. I hate it whenever I hear that someone chose to end his or her life; it breaks me up thinking about their painContinue reading “Resurrecting Buried Treasure”

Just As I Am: Accepting Our Limitations

“I’m just a mom.” “I’m just an employee.” “I’m just an introvert.” These statements downplay who we are or what we do. Maybe it’s intended to show humility. Maybe it’s masking feelings of inadequacy. Maybe it’s just an excuse. Though we use it as an understatement, no one truly wants to be “just” anything; itContinue reading “Just As I Am: Accepting Our Limitations”