Five Strategies to Deal With Empty Nest

This is the time of year many of you are dealing with your children going off to college, the military, trade school, career opportunities, or other major life changes as they enter adulthood. Of course, with the pandemic this year, things will be different than they...

Three Steps in Learning to Respond – Not React

As the pandemic continues, perhaps you’re sheltering in place with family and finding that communications with others are breaking down more easily. Or perhaps you’re feeling that your emotions are a bit more difficult to contain. If so, this post is for...

192 SelfWork: Are You Embarrassed To Be Embarrassed?

Today we’re going to talk about embarrassment. I was listening to Brené Brown’s relatively new podcast called Unlocking Us and heard her use a term I didn’t know. The term was self-conscious emotions and embarrassment is one of them. In this episode sponsored by...

Understanding And Overcoming Procrastination

I told myself when we first quarantined that I’d clean out the bathroom drawer where I keep my hairdryer. It’s August and it’s still not cleaned out. Maybe this newly revamped episode should be entitled “Procrastination Meets Pandemic.”...