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How do you find contentment in your life?

I’m in love with Ted Lasso. The show. The characters. The story lines. The jokes. The kindness. The feels. I am 100% content when I watch this show. But contentment is a rare commodity. Especially these days. Many of us hardly…

How to have self compassion in the dark of night

Sometimes, the feelings we avoided last year, last month, last week or yesterday, come bubbling up to the surface in the quiet hours of the night. They knock on our hearts and minds, demanding to be greeted. Sometimes, we are so hard on…

Lean into your emotions

Where and or with whom can you safely complain/ vent/ expunge/ process your emotions in a supported and healthy manner? If you have no place, or want to improve your supportive resources, how might you create a sacred space [with friend[s],…

Why expressing your emotions is not “woowoo”

We have more in common than we have differences, including our emotions, and the sooner we practice expressing our feelings – appropriately –  and allowing others to do the same, the sooner we increase our mental health, strengthen our…

The benefits of expanding your emotional literacy

Emotions can be messy. Sometimes they make us say or do something we regret. Most adults prefer to shy away from even talking about them. When we deny emotions such as restlessness, irritation, anxiety, depression, pessimism, discouragement…

How to help others feel understood

Something magical happens when we feel understood. Empathy, as defined by Karla McLaren, author of The Art of Empathy, is the “social and emotional ability that helps you feel and understand the emotions, circumstances, intentions, thoughts,…

Fundamental skills of EQ and Emotional Literacy

It’s not always you. Some. People. Are. Taxing. Emotionally. Draining. Good news though – you CAN be empathic without letting them rob you of your mojo. And remember… almost 99% of the time, it’s really NOT about you, it’s…

3 questions to help you stop settling for less

I had a raw conversation with a client last week about the subversive nature of mediocrity taking over his business of late. His culture is beginning to erode and he was settling for less than what he was worthy of expecting & requesting. We…

How to tap into your emotions

Wouldn’t it be awesome if your emotions could make you wiser beyond measure. Good news! They can. Emotions are gifts. They’re here to teach us. Becoming Emotionally Enlightened, that is, expanding your emotional literacy and…

Expand your emotional intelligence

What’s brewin’ this month? Becoming Emotionally Enlightened and Feeling all The Feels Ever have a hard time expressing your emotions? Ever lose your temper with someone who was just plain exasperating? Ever feel a twinge…
Advance the Self-leadership and Emotional Intelligence skills of women executives and managers

2 Facts Every Biz Leader Needs to Know

Two facts every business leader needs to know in 2021. #1. Companies with women leaders significantly increase net margins.* * Leadership Research Institute * Peterson Institute for International Economics * McKinsey #2.…
The mastermind for becoming the highest version of yourself

Great Tips for HOW to Take Your Power Back

In this video I’m sharing the 4 drivers that can sabotage your success if not addressed, and the Jiu Jitsu technique of detachment so you can own your personal power. Emotional Intelligence is the #1 differentiator between good leaders…