Making The Move.

Valuable Life Lessons from a High-Stress Scenario. Have you ever experienced the “red car syndrome”? You know, when you learn a new word, or are introduced to a new dog breed, or are exposed to the music of an artist you’ve not yet discovered, and then the word, doggie or music magically pops up everywhere…

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Diametrically Opposed.

Harnessing The Power of Emotional Ambivalence. I’m still haunted. The scene is looping in my mind’s eye. It was my first time seeing the felled trees at beloved Dockside Park, and my viscerally emotional response. I felt sucker punched as I realized the apparent contradiction this posed. You see, these iconic trees were “slaughtered” in…

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Take it From a Healthy Habits Fanatic.

3 Tiny Changes That Will Keep You In The Present. As I’ve been settling into a daily cadence, my well-being has become an effortless endeavor. Okay, that’s not entirely true, but it is becoming intentional! In my last article, I shared five tactics for anchoring moments of mental rejuvenation into your day. These strategic seconds serve…

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The Marathon of Life Requires CADENCE.

Announcing My 2022 Word of the Year! I was on the track team in High School. In my senior year we were 6 girls and usually won our meets (Talk about “small but mighty”!) Our strategy was that we would each compete in four different events at every meet, and four was the max. We…

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Let The Circle Be Unclosed.

How To Ditch Assumptions & Conclusions and Start the New Year Off Right! DRIVEN’s 2021 Word of the Year, Space, provided readers with the motivation and the necessary discipline to explore multiple angles of creating space in life. This came in handy for those who were overwhelmed by the rollercoaster nature of 2021. Whether it…

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One Thing’s For Certain, and It’s That Nothing’s For Certain!

Your Values Could Change. Here’s How to Become Comfortable With Changing Your Mind As Well. Think about the last time you made a well-informed, thoughtful decision that seemed absolutely appropriate at the time, only to rethink your choice in the future. Were you able to change your stance? Did you face internal resistance to your…

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Walking The Talk, And Stumbling

My Real-Time Experience With Neuroplasticity! I’m once again reminded that I’m DRIVEN’s best client. Over the past several months, I’ve been leading lots of DRIVEN to Wellness workshops for organizations who want to support their employees as the uncertainty of the workplace continues. Learning to manage stress, build resilience and incorporate mindfulness in the workplace…

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With Choice, Resilience is Possible!

Being Kind to One’s Current and Future Selves is a Good Place to Start. Way back in July, I wrote about my intentional efforts to extend Hedonic Adaptation. It was a reflection on my delight following my first visit to NYC in a year. Armed with a full Covid vaccination, I had felt ecstatic about…

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Are You Relishing and Maximizing Your Relationships?

3 Steps Toward Better Connection at Work and In Life I’ve been on an “awed-venture” for the past month, fending off hedonic adaptation and looking at places, things and circumstances through a widened lens. And I’ve now realized this same technique can be applied to the people in my life. Consider my favorite sentence in…

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