Be Aware of the Masks You Wear

Masks have become an essential part of life these days. From grocery stores to workplaces, most of us are wearing masks whenever we’re around others (if you’re not, please do!). But of course, there are different kinds of masks, and we have all been wearing masks throughout our life, whether we realize it or not.Continue reading “Be Aware of the Masks You Wear”

Alleviating Zoom Fatigue

Zoom fatigue is real. Articles are popping up all over the place about this, because many of us are feeling it on a daily basis. If you’re exhausted after sitting through a string of work calls and hangouts with friends and family, there are valid reasons for this. Between the focus needed to pay attention, the awareness of being lookedContinue reading “Alleviating Zoom Fatigue”

Celebrate Your “Some Good News”

Mr. Rogers is often quoted as saying, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” If you’re one of the millions of people who’ve tuned into actor/comedian John Krasinski’s new feelgoodContinue reading “Celebrate Your “Some Good News””

Be Kind to Yourself

We are all working to pull ourselves – and others – through this strange time in the world, and if you find that you are more tired than usual, you’re not alone. Our mental and emotional workload is greater, even as some of the other pieces of our normal routine have lessened. Whatever our ‘normal’ workContinue reading “Be Kind to Yourself”

Strengthening Connections in a Time of Social Distance

If you are one of the many billions of people whose life has been upended by the COVID-19 outbreak, you may find your mind vacillating between two polar opposites. On one extreme you may find your mind pre-occupied with your own well-being and the well-being of those you care most deeply about. On the other extreme, you mayContinue reading “Strengthening Connections in a Time of Social Distance”

Stop Overscheduling Yourself!

How often do you end up working much later than you wanted to? Do you often get to the end of your workday and find that you didn’t get everything done that you’d planned? Do you ever have back-to-back meetings and find that one needs to be rescheduled because something urgent has interrupted your day?Continue reading “Stop Overscheduling Yourself!”

10 Minutes a Day is All it Takes

How are your New Year’s resolutions going? As many as 60% of us set New Year’s resolutions each year (perhaps more so as we enter a new decade). But as few as 8% of us follow through and reach our goals*. If you set resolutions this year, how are they going? Regardless of whether you set resolutions,Continue reading “10 Minutes a Day is All it Takes”

Eat Lunch at a Table (Not Your Desk) and with Someone Else!

Happy New Year! In the first full work week of 2020, many of us are looking for new ways to build connections with others in our organizations; to build a strong inclusive community that generates ideas, increases employee satisfaction, and lowers turnover. Whether you are a manager, a CEO, or a new employee looking to make an impact,Continue reading “Eat Lunch at a Table (Not Your Desk) and with Someone Else!”