Wellness

Aug 09

Can ONE Superwoman Have TWO Superpowers? Meet Lisa Stone.

Stating it simply, to meet my good friend and colleague Lisa Stone is to be instantly energized. In life and in her career as a financial advisor, Lisa has that rare ability to make those around her feel comfortable and…
Aug 03

Breaking The Catabolic Cycle: Why “Busy” Is A Four-Letter Swear Word, Part 1

Let’s begin to unpack the three factors leading to great stress in the workplace. Last week we deigned the first building block bolstering corporate stress is that ambitious businesspeople have convinced themselves that they’re too busy to cram anything else…
Jul 28

Preventing A Workplace Disease: The Urgency For Addressing Corporate Stress

It’s well-documented that stress, both physical and emotional, is not just unpleasant, it’s a detriment to our personal health. We should all be familiar with the science of the stress hormone Cortisol, and how when we let levels get too…
May 31

Embracing The “M” Word: 7 Surprise Facts About The Nature of Menopause

With DRIVEN’s Energy Workshop Series in progress, I thought it time to revisit an energy-related webinar of ours from the autumn of ’15. The theme? Menopause. The following are the surprising facts we discovered that day from menopause expert Ellen…
May 18

The Experimental Herbalist: Diet and My Pursuit of Personal Energy

Living a life with Deborah equates to plenty of exciting culinary exploration, and this has now been my delight for nearly a decade! The “healthful hedonism” of consuming whole foods, with whole ingredients, prepared by someone with experience and a…
Apr 26

Through The Eyes of a Visionary Wonder Woman: A Look At Veronica Ruelas’ Mission of Ambition

Whenever I think of what a real-life Wonder Woman embodies, concepts like bravery, determination, purpose, strength, focus, fearlessness, resilience, selflessness, and adaptation each come to mind. But rarely does any single person exhibit each of these characteristics. Despite those odds,…
Apr 19

Face It, Name It, Tame It: Insights on Outsmarting Our Inner Critics, Part 2

It’s not likely that we will ever completely rid ourselves of our inner critics, so how can we productively live with them? The first step is to identify when your inner critic is present, acknowledge what brings it on, and…
Apr 13

Lose That Baggage: Insights on Outsmarting Our Inner Critics, Part 1

DRIVEN founder Deborah Goldstein often hosts discussion sessions called Real Talk/Real Food for DRIVEN Professionals who are inclined to enhance their outlooks. These informal workshops are a place to come together over delicious food and explore the deeper conversation about…
Jan 19

My Lunch With Mandeep: A Glimpse Into The Mind Of An Emotional Superhero

In July of 2015, I had lunch with an admired colleague at Vitae on E 46th Street. Mandeep Trivedi, a leader in valuation and forensic services at Citrin Cooperman and member of the Savvy Ladies Board of Directors, is a…
Jan 05

Do You Dread Getting Out Of Bed? There’s Hope In 2016!

When you love what you do, you just jump out of bed each morning, right? Okay, here’s a confession: I do NOT jump out of bed each day, wide-eyed and clear-headed about what my morning will bring. As a matter…