I have dealt with undiagnosed anxiety since my mid-20’s. The anxiety was triggered when I discovered that a partner, whom I thought I would marry, was cheating on me. As naïve as this next statement may sound to many of you reading this blog, I was shocked and...read more
Leading One’s Life Consciously and on Purpose: What Does Adult Development Theory Have to Do with It?
To listen to this blog, click the Play button: Something that is really resonating with my coaching clients who are all working to live their lives consciously and on purpose is the adult stages of development described in Robert Kegan’s constructivist,...read more
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