I’ve always said, “The way things start are the way they end…” That comment has a multiplicity of meanings which I won’t go into in this post. However, that point truly fits how you start your day. If you’re like me, you’ve lived the evidence: You wake up… 10 minutes late (the alarm didn’t go off… Read More Women Breadwinners & the Early Start: 5 Ways to Get Your Day Off to a Fabulous Start!
I’ve spent the last week “trying” to get exercise back into my schedule. Being a firm believer in Yoda’s quote, “Do or do not; there is no try”, I’m sure you can imagine how far “trying” has gotten me. It’s Tuesday and I’ve made it to the gym ONE TIME this week (yesterday) and I… Read More Women Breadwinners & Priority Management: What Comes First? (Read Time: 3 min.)
I was at the gym this morning lifting weights for the first time in a LONG time and it felt wonderful… and, as I left Equinox, I found myself wondering two things: 1) Why did I stay away from consistent weight training for so long (it’s been 2 years since I last strength trained consistently… Read More Why I’m Afraid to Be MORE Powerful… and the 7 Steps I’m Taking to Get Over That (Read Time: 4 min.)
The debut of Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean In” has made a tremendous splash in the media. It has everyone talking. Although I haven’t read the book in full as of yet, I’ve watched many of Sheryl’s interview as well as her TED Talk that inspired the book. At first glance, I love her message. It’s… Read More Women Breadwinners & Sheryl Sandberg: The Problem With Leaning In
I’m the mom of a 6 year old daughter. I’m also a woman breadwinner. On a daily basis, I know that I teach my daughter how to say “Please” and “Thank you.” I make sure her homework gets done and it’s done well. I make sure she can outreadand outperform her peers, that she’s independently able… Read More Women Breadwinners: Are We Teaching Our Daughters to Lean In? (Read Time: 4 min.)
Ambitious… Overachiever… Focused… Type A… Super organized… Take charge… Soaring to success… Most women breadwinners can relate to at least one of the above descriptions. It’s the world of women who take on the role of breadwinner. They are responsible for a lot of the major decisions, carry the weight of financially providing for the… Read More Are You With Me or Not? Women Breadwinners, Inner Circles, & Spouses Who Aren’t On Board (Read Time: 3 min.)
“Life happens…” It’s cliche but true. Plan all you want. Make up every To-Do list possible but the best laid plans are laid to rest. Don’t get me wrong. Planning in life is key. It’s the way you take the temperature of your life (Am I closer to where I want to be? Is this… Read More When Life Storms Hit, Do You Bend or Break? (Read Time: 3 min.)
When more is asked of you than you can give, how do you respond? When you feel like you’re burning the candle at both ends and quickly losing steam, what do you do? When you hear your body screaming for rest but you push it to keep going, what is usually the outcome? When I… Read More Are You Running On Empty? How to Overcome the Pattern of Self-Neglect (Read Time: 3 min.)