Women Breadwinners & The Crazy Question (Read Time: 4 min.)

For all the talent, strength and experience women breadwinners bring to the table, it's amazing that many women breadwinners still stay up at night grappling with the same question: Am I good enough? It's a crazy question taking up so much mental space that it's time to deal with the issue RIGHT NOW.  Insecurity comes …

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21 Things You NEED to Do to Get What You Want in Life (7 min.) (Read Time: 5 min.)

Do you have what you want in life? Do you bitch about not having it? Are you so focused on what went wrong in the past that you aren't able to effectively use the present to create the future? Let me help you out here: Stop wishing for a better past.  I've tried it.  It …

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I don’t like to commit to my calendar… but here’s why I do (Read Time: 3 min.)

Over and over, I've heard it said, "If it's not scheduled, it's not real."   I've fought the idea of putting my life on a schedule.  I've said: How can you schedule when a child's going to get sick and they have to stay home from school? How can you schedule an accident on the …

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Women Breadwinners & the Perpetual Argument: What is the fighting REALLY about? (Read Time: 6 min.)

69% of all marital conflicts are PERPETUAL In other words, there is no solution to them and engaging in conflict over them is a complete AND total waste of time. Given this fact, it's important to distinguish between marital conflict that's solvable and conflict that's perpetual.  If it's solvable, it's worth working through.  If it's …

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5 Things the Pew Research Report on Women Breadwinners Isn’t Telling You (Read Time: 7 min.)

On May 29th, the Pew Research Report on Breadwinner Moms came out and it caused a firestorm of controversy.  The mere fact that the percentage of households with breadwinning moms went from 11% in 1960 to 40% in 2011 was enough to make the world take notice.  Every media outlet was declaring the rise and …

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I Committed a Woman Breadwinner Sin This Morning… (Read Time: 3 min.)

Yup, I did... committed a woman breadwinner MAJOR NO-NO this morning... On a regular basis, I remind my woman breadwinner clients to do three things: 1) Create joy by creating time 2) Create time by delegating tasks 3) Delegate tasks by creating rituals, schedules, and routines that offer both efficiency AND fun Each client is …

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Women Breadwinners & Career Change: Climb, Transition or Quit? (Read Time: 5 min.)

 Woman breadwinner... Who gave you that role?  Who keeps you in that role?  What could easily erase that role? One answer: Your job.   Maybe it's your career.  More than likely, it is your profession.  Is it your calling?  Your vision?  Your grandest purpose for your life?  Probably not... And, yet, you do it.  You …

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5 Decisions You NEVER Make Alone (Read Time: 4 min.)

When you get faced with a major life decision, how do you respond? Excited? Nervous? Curious? Stuck? As a woman breadwinner, you have a lot on your plate.  You're constantly making decisions, whether it's about the project at work or what to cook for dinner.  By sheer experience, you probably top most people in the …

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The ONE thing you need to do to change ANYTHING… (Read Time: 3 min.)

There's something about your life that you want to change... and you want it changed NOW, right? You have a goal, a dream, a lifestyle change and you want it BADLY and, yet, you aren't getting the job done.  Sound familiar? How can you "make" yourself do what you know you NEED to do consistently and …

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What to do if you don’t REALLY love yourself… (Read time: 5 min.)

Do you REALLY love yourself? Not the "I'm okay, you're okay" self esteem movement or the "I LOVE ME!" overly exaggerated, let's-fake-self-love-til-I-feel-self-love self-help technique and sure as hell not the "Once I lose 20 pounds, I'll love myself" future self idealization process.  No... you... right where you are... right as you are... right now. Do …

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