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...
Burning Man 2017 Radical Ritual: Lessons Learned
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...
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...
Did I Hear You Say You Want a New Job?
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...
My Big Leap: Taking My Life to a New Level
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.
Struggling to Manage Time?
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.
Yoga Nidra: A Form of Sleeping Yoga
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.
‘The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho
Some of you may find Coelho's book, The Alchemist, interesting especially if you are committed to following your heart and dreams. Here is a link to an interview that Krista Tippett of On Being did with Paulo Coelho. In this interview, Coelho discusses his pilgrimage...
The Process of Discovery
'If we assume we've arrived, we stop searching. We stop developing.' -Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Astrophysicist
I provided leadership coaching at the American Public Health Conference again this year.
This is something that I have done for the last several years with three of my coaching colleagues (#Bluopal, #hannacooper, #micheleroden, #brucekawahara).