Wellness

Feb 13

Anger vs EQ: Which “You” is in Control?

If you were one of the participants at January 29th’s WAC community event Corporate Emotional Intelligence: Anger in the Workplace, presented by WAC specialist Ginny Brown, you might have found yourself with a peculiar question bouncing around in your mind:…
Feb 03

EQ Times Seventy: Anger Sure Draws a Crowd

Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLC made their WAC event sponsoring debut last Wednesday, for a community event that I have been eagerly anticipating since the topical conversation between Ginny Brown and Deborah began a couple of months back. Ginny, a…
Jan 28

Mindful Change: The Habit-Forming Practice of Forming Habits

Growing up, the concept of a habit to me always assumed a negative connotation (smoking, swearing, cracking one’s knuckles). Now at age 40, I’m finally realizing the reason: in my experience, the word “habit” was, more often than not, preceded…
Jan 15

Staying on the Wagon: The Virtues of Dieting

When asked to write this post, I enthusiastically agreed, feeling a bit virtuous having cleansed my diet of both sugar and wheat almost entirely for six months. Early last May, I woke up one morning and decided to eliminate sugar…
Jan 07

Self-Compassion: My Word Of The Year

I’m savoring Olivia Fox Cabane’s book, The Charisma Myth. It’s like preaching to the converted. We totally see eye-to-eye on so many practices. My favorite: being present is a key to executive presence. Non-verbal communication is SO important… down to…
Dec 25

Angry at Work: When Emotions Interfere with Progress

The workplace can be a fascinating study in emotion, principally in relation to anger. There are those coworkers who appear void of any angry tendencies, and those who seem to be the embodiment of rage, flying off the handle on…
Nov 12

I’m Only Human, and Sometimes It Sickens Me

It can be argued that I am one of those people who inadvertently preach “do as I say, not as I do”. Evidence of this can be pinpointed in my advice to my colleagues, blog followers, friends and family that…
Oct 31

Energy: A More Powerful Resource Than Money

People often think they could achieve their goals if only they had more time, money or luck. While all of those variables may influence the outcome of any objective, none of those things will ensure success. Think of all the…
Oct 03

It’s A Family Affair: A Lesson in Energy Management Hits Home

As we all remain perpetually aware of, goal orientation and energy maintenance are not exclusive to the workplace. These are concepts that we weave into our family lives just as passionately. Women’s Advancement Compact (WAC) specialist and career planner Kathleen…
Sep 26

How Assumptions Relate to Energy

One Essential Take-Away:  A is for Assumption  One thing is for sure: We all tend to make assumptions in life. What we fail to recognize when we act on those assumptions is that assumption is directly linked to perception— an…