Do you ever feel like you are playing a role when you show up for an interview? You know, there is a "song and dance" routine and you are expected to go through certain motions. You know the answers you are expected to give. You have been on the other side of the interview table, … Continue reading Showing up as me
What gets in the way of telling people that you love them? Not just partners, spouses and friends, but people all around you. Last year, I kept having an urge to send Valentine cards to my coworkers and employees. But I knew that most people would find that corny. Why would an operational manager at … Continue reading What gets in the way?
I found myself with a little extra time yesterday between commitments. I took advantage of the time to meditate for a bit. It got me wondering about "thought cascades" and the way in which our minds work. Thoughts appear during meditation, like bubbles. Jon Kabat-Zinn called them in one of his meditations "secretions of the … Continue reading Thought cascades
So this is really happening! In less than 3 weeks! I am so excited about this opportunity to collaborate with one of my favorite yoga teachers on this first-time event! This feels like soul work to me, and I am so grateful for the opportunity. Women in the Twin Cities: I would love it if … Continue reading Embody the leader within you
After my period of organizing journals yesterday, I opted to read through some few early ones. I was only 18 then, just graduated from high school and readying myself for college. I noticed a few things that made me sad for the young woman I was then. I had such intense body hatred and frequently … Continue reading Letter to my younger self
On Wednesday I had an interview for a technology company that I like, but in a retail environment that would be a different experiences for me. On paper, it seemed very exciting. I liked considering the advantages of this part-time opportunity. I believed it would allow me to ramp up my other efforts a little … Continue reading Energy depletion or renewal