1807, 2017

De-Stressing Isn’t What You Think (Maybe)

By |July 18th, 2017|0 Comments

A couple weeks ago Jamar and I got bikes to trek around the city. They’re part recreational, part means of transportation. After our first few days of biking around the city, we were both wiped. We biked from the west  side of Manhattan, across the top and down the East River.
We got home and did something […]

407, 2017

7 Lists to Manage Never-Ending To Dos

By |July 4th, 2017|1 Comment

I have forever had a scandalous and unstable relationship with to do lists. One week I am trying out the latest app to manage my to dos. The next week, I’ve reverted to old fashion pen and paper. And after that, I’m creating complex spreadsheets to track the many moving parts of my day (only […]

3004, 2017

10 Low Budget Ways to Boost Your Business

By |April 30th, 2017|0 Comments

One challenge for entrepreneurs is getting the word out there about their business. They usually walk a tightrope of attracting potential customers while simultaneously operating their business on shoestring budgets.
The good news is many startups have received recognition without millions (or even thousands) of dollars spent. The agility that micro businesses have offers leverage when going […]

1604, 2017

Are You Stressed or Stressed Out? (How to Tell & What to Do)

By |April 16th, 2017|0 Comments

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be stressed versus being stressed out. “I’m stressed” is a phrase that gets knocked around rather casually. And because it does, true stress – overbearing, paralyzing stress – tends to be overlooked.
See, stress is necessary. It’s fuel to keep us pushing just enough that we’re […]

2603, 2017

Lessons from One Year Living in New York

By |March 26th, 2017|6 Comments

It’s been one year. One year since we sold all of our stuff, packed only what we needed, grabbed our cat, Scottie, and moved our life to New York City. I remember getting out of the taxi, walking into our temporary apartment and thinking, “what have we done? Is it too late to go back?”
But we […]

703, 2017

The Happiness Habit

By |March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Happiness is an elusive land that many – maybe all – of us are searching for. Everything we do is based on the idea of increasing our happiness. Making more money makes us happy. Providing for our family makes us happy. Saving the planet makes us happy.
Then why does happiness seem out of reach? Not […]

1302, 2017

7 Signs That You’re in Love with an Introvert

By |February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

As an introvert who can pretend to be an extrovert with a husband who is a staunch introvert (and isn’t pretending anything), I’ve become keenly aware of what introverted behavior looks like. I see it in my co-workers, family members and of course, in myself.
Popular opinion tends to throw all introverts into the same bucket. […]

802, 2017

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Day

By |February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

We’ve all been there…those days when we feel more cranky than usual. Sometimes those days stretch into weeks or months until you find yourself in a permanent fog. Getting out of this rut doesn’t have to seem impossible. It can happen with a few changes to your morning.
5am to 7am has often been the golden hours […]

1801, 2017

6 Killers of Creativity (and how to turn them around)

By |January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

All of us need creativity to progress. And we need progress to feel happy. That means creativity is crucial for our fulfilment and our advancement. Being creative is not limited to artists and musicians. You might use creativity to develop a new business idea, create a landing page for your website, or create content for […]

801, 2017

Should You Work for Free? 6 Questions to Find Out

By |January 8th, 2017|0 Comments

There are many different theories when it comes to working for free. As a coach, I’ve had other coaches warn me to never coach for free. I disagree.
Working for free is an opportunity to gain experience, exposure and additional sales. Many highly paid professionals got started as free interns who worked with “the best”. When you work […]