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

November 2, 2021

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…

Walking The Talk, And Stumbling

October 5, 2021

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…

With Choice, Resilience is Possible!

September 7, 2021

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…

Are You Relishing and Maximizing Your Relationships?

August 3, 2021

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…

Extending The Honeymoon Period

July 6, 2021

The 3 Ways I Avoid Hedonic Adaptation Last week I put my toe into the water by spending 2 days in NYC, thereby ending my 16-month exile to Putnam County, NY. My body’s response to this reintegration took me by surprise until I recognized the “hot stove effect” of my voluntary sequestration. For 16 months…

Do You “Stand Under” The Realities of Others?

June 1, 2021

3 Simple Exercises to Live in Allyship According to an article published in October 2020 in The Atlantic, “There has never been an anti-racist majority in American history. There may be one today.” Of course, there are many ways to interpret this statement, but I, the ultimate optimist, choose to believe that not only is…

Embodying the Inclusive Workplace

May 4, 2021

3 Principles For Becoming a Driven JEDI. Take a moment and bring your mind back to right after a team meeting or an event where your team ROCKED IT. It could have been an engagement or a brainstorming session where everything just seemed to work out cohesively, as if all the brains in the room…

Deeper Insights: DRIVEN’s Resources for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 1, 2021

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and this year, DRIVEN’s exploration includes a cultural assortment of mostly current resources to immerse yourself in, covering non-AAPI folks’ perceptions of Asian Americans, Anti-Asian bias in business, AAPI struggles of the past, and a special timely focus on anti-Asian violence in the US. Take this…

It’s Spring. Be Intentional!

April 6, 2021

3 SEXY Solutions To Your Productivity Problems! Well, when it comes to productivity, “sexy” might be a bit of a stretch. But since I have your attention, consider how true the following statements are for you: I don’t have enough time with my family and loved ones, and when I’m with them, I’m not always…

Deeper Insights: DRIVEN’s Resources for Women’s History Month

March 2, 2021

March is Women’s History Month, and this year, DRIVEN’s exploration will include a varied and cultured collection of mostly current resources to immerse yourself in, covering suffrage & equality, feminism, women’s place in historical events, women in leadership roles, breaking the glass ceiling, Black women’s history, and other compelling categories, past and present. Take this…