Tagged with stress

nothing’s worth worrying about

nothing’s worth worrying about

A few hours before officially ringing in the New Year I heard a story on the radio about a man who died and came back to life. He was running some kind of race–a marathon, I think–and as he crossed the finish line he collapsed. His heart stopped. Things looked bleak. But a valiant doctor … Continue reading

time to detox

time to detox

Everyone’s talking about their election hangovers but I think there’s more going on. This week clients and friends are telling me that they’re out of sorts. Tired. A bit overwhelmed. Depleted. Drained. I’ve experienced my own version of it too. And whenever I’ve wondered aloud if maybe what we all need is time to detox, … Continue reading

Imagination Quiz

Come with me, take my hand, to a world of pure imagination… -Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley I adore every aspect of imagination. In fact, if there was such a thing as an imagination groupie, I’d be one. Like Willy Wonka says, I’d spend my days in a world of Pure Imagination. That world, that … Continue reading

Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop

Today I want to thank one of my clients for sending a link to an intriguing New York Times article by Daniel Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness.” In the article Gilbert contends that it’s not the bad times that make us uneasy and depressed, but rather that we don’t know how the bad times … Continue reading

Worst-Case Scenarios

What’s your worst-case scenario? You know, the BIG worry that flattens you to your chair. The horror movie moment where you have to cover your eyes because you don’t want to look at the screen. These days, worst-case scenarios are like low hanging fruit, easy to pick but on the way to rotten. Oddly enough, … Continue reading

Work Before Play or Play Before Work?

With the industriousness of a new year in full swing and all that it implies (goals, resolutions, changes, etc), I’ve been thinking about how we balance work and play. I don’t know about you, but I learned long ago that I should finish my work before I go out and play. “Clean your room and … Continue reading