Exercise

Oct 03

A Well-Oiled Mind, Part 2: More On Emotional Wellbeing Through Self-Compassion

Plain and simple: A functional mind equals a sharp and creative professional who’s prepared to meet the challenges of a multi-dimensional career. Such a professional is experiencing a high level of emotional wellbeing with a strategy of compassion at her…
May 18

OfficeHours: Building Physical Resilience with Joan Pagano

Women face unique challenges within corporate culture. The response from DRIVEN Professionals is an action-oriented solution known as GRACE In The WorkplaceTM. This signature series of workshops and coaching draws upon neuroscience and progressive 21st century leadership techniques, tailoring them…
Nov 01

Your Physical Energy Keystone: Exercising Your Way To Resilience

To help you begin the ascension toward your best and most resilient self, I’ve explored with you the various tenets for maintaining good physical energy. We looked at managing our energy tanks, seeking prevention over the cure, the virtue of…
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…
Sep 08

On The Rise: 10 Healthy Habits To Boost Your Happiness

In daily life, we each have our ‘happiness reference point’. Think of the contentment spectrum as a city skyscraper: The closer your elevator is to the penthouse office, the happier you are. Depending upon our personality types, some of us…
Jun 22

Discipline = Self Love: 3 Good Habits Away From A Happier You

Did you realize that one prominent dictionary defines the verb “discipline” as “to train (someone) to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience”? My contention is that with discipline, you avoid punishment, resulting in a…
Sep 23

Lightening the Load: 6 Tips for Shrinking That Boulder to a Backpack

The original book Boundaries by Cloud and Townsend offers an analogy that is dense with insight on something we all deal with. On page 33, the authors explore the difference between Burden and Load. “Burdens are so heavy, they can…
Aug 27

The Best Gift You Can Give Your Child Costs NOTHING!

How would you like to give your kid a present that will help shape their adulthood mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally, while guiding them to avoid lifestyle disease, all without spending a dime? Provide them what my father provided me:…
Aug 04

Keynote Cornerstones: 13 Life Lessons for Young Professional Women to Live By

In preparing for my upcoming keynote address, I soberly contemplated what insights to share with a group of impressive young women about the road ahead, their place in the world, and the challenges they would need to overcome. Given the…
Jul 31

Can Exercise Lead To Success? The Answer Will Energize You

I’ve spent the last 40 years exercising. Well, not perpetually. But I’ve been vigilant about allocating a little time each day for a workout, with varying intensity. For half of those 40 years, the need to exercise stemmed from a…