To listen to this blog, click the play button: I was formally trained in behavioral (psychology) and social sciences (public health) and value the use of evidence to understand people and to guide decision-making and systems-change; however, I do believe there are...read more
What the world needs now is for more people to come alive! In Oriah Mountain Dreamer’s poem, “The Invitation”, she writes “It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. It...read more
Successful transitions, including career transitions, emanate from the leader within you. Whether you are looking to advance in your public health career, return to the public health work force after time away, or step into the next phase of your career, it is...read more
A Comprehensive Approach For You to Develop a Strong Foundation of Personal Leadership That Will Sustain You Over the Course of Your Life
You will return to this work again and again. You will never be the same. You will become more of who you already are! Because each person is unique, the work I do in collaboration with my coaching clients is also unique. The coaching, therefore, is custom-designed...read more
In August-September 2017, I had the amazing opportunity to attend my first Burning Man Festival in Black Rock City (BRC) a couple hours north of Reno, Nevada. Burning Man is: ‘A city in the desert. A culture of possibility. A network of dreamers and doers.’ Looking...read more
Managing Mental Fatigue, Lack of Focus and Clarity, and Physical Ailments: Meditation AND Ujjayi Pranayama Practices
Managing mental fatigue, lack of focus and clarity, and physical ailments can be a challenge. Meditation and breathing practices can help. Over the last three years I’ve made it a priority to develop my meditation practice as part of my morning routine but it wasn’t...read more
A LOT of people are looking for a new job. They want to move up, make a move within their own industry, branch out into a new industry. To begin this process, people in need of support often search for a career coach to help them find a new job, practice their...read more
In 2003 there were two major things going on in my life. I was recently separated from my husband and needed support to get through that painful transition.
I was also at a point in my career, about five years into my first real job post doctoral training, where I had an internal realization that I wanted to be a ‘leader.’
At that time, no one in my circle was talking about ‘leadership.’ In my field, you were a leader if you were a technical expert in some aspect of public health.read more
Are you struggling to manage your time? This theme is coming up quite a bit with my coaching clients lately so I thought I would share a time management strategy with you.
It’s called the ‘Pomodoro Technique.’ Some of you may be familiar. It’s very simple! If you have a project you need to focus on, decide on an amount of time you want to dedicate to the project, set a timer (I like to use my iPhone), and dedicate your attention to this project for that set amount of time.read more
Yoga Nidra is a form of guided ‘sleeping yoga’ that is done in a lying down position (shavasana).
This type of yoga allows for healing at the cellular level and also is helpful for those who have trouble sleeping.read more