[I asked for permission to share the following stories] Some weeks, an employee messaged me in response to a short post I sent out. She described feeling foggy and exhausted, … Continue reading From Pandemic to Purpose
I was consulting with Dr. Linda Guerrero–an educator who did her doctoral work in mentoring and grew up in North County–recently about how they’re approaching online school with her kids … Continue reading Routines and Unpredictability
I’m currently working on a doctorate and this year’s subject matter is conflict and compassion. The coursework and readings are not your typical “five steps of conflict management”. The focus … Continue reading Etty Hillesum – A Life Transformed
Allow me to get a little “deep” and empathize what I feel could be occurring not only for you, but many of us who are in work and leadership (including myself). … Continue reading Essential Ideas to Survive & Thrive: This Has Never Been Done Before
For some, an existing anxiety, depression, or addiction could increase in degrees or new symptoms can emerge. It can feel overwhelming. It’s like our minds are stuck in a cycle … Continue reading Essential Ideas on Emotional Health and Addiction During COVID-19
My friend Kindra sent me this Gram early this morning. She didn’t know I was writing about a new normal and hope. But the illustration serves a purpose to remind … Continue reading Essential to Survive and Thrive Series: Finding Our New Normal
Essential to Survive and Thrive Series The Covid19 pandemic will no doubt be this generation’s global crisis remembrance. And with greater impact since it will be an ongoing issue for … Continue reading Essential Series: Stress and Rest
“This is too hard. I never should’ve gone back to college! I don’t have the smarts these younger students have.” A couple years ago, I was coaching a college student … Continue reading Essential to Survive and Thrive: What Does Love Say to You?
I’ve been curious about what might be helpful for us during this pandemic. None of us have ever experienced anything like this before so we’re all on the same playing … Continue reading Curiosity is Essential to Survival
Are you having more misunderstandings or disagreements with family or co-workers during this time of sheltering-in-home or because of changes to your workplace? You are not alone. BigFoot is … Continue reading Healthy Communication at Home or Work: What do I say?… How do I say it?
Working from home has it’s own standards, don’t you agree?
[NOTE: To listen to the podcast version that has musical content, see the links below]Apple PodcastSpotify Podcast Or you can listen to the audio straight from the site: There is … Continue reading Improvise (Jazz) in Times of Disruption