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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Extending The Honeymoon Period

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…

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Do You “Stand Under” The Realities of Others?

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…

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Embodying the Inclusive Workplace

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…

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It’s Spring. Be Intentional!

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…

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