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Imposter Syndrome

Back in the day when I was a newbie blogger with a good URL and an accidental audience, a friend offered a smart piece of advice. Quoting Kurt Vonnegut, he said, “Be careful who you pretend to be.” Whenever I think I know something, and whenever I’m about to present myself as an expert on…

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I’m Not Good at Being Surprised

I’m getting ready for my trip to Orlando where I’ll be running with Rob Lowe (or something like that). I’ll do my best not to cause any trouble. The primary purpose of my trip is to host a segment of the WorkHuman agenda called “Big Ideas Cocktail Reception.” There are five great speakers who will be giving…

Art Therapy

I’m always looking to grow and develop—as a business professional, a wife, a sister, a daughter, and as a normal woman who deals with anxiety. For years, I have been thinking about doing some art therapy. Why not? I love art, and I’m a big fan of the pop art and modern art world. But…

On Anxiety

I’m an anxious lady, but I do my best to keep it on lock-down. If I let myself spin out of control—which happens when I’m not taking care of myself—it’s hard to organize my thoughts and zip myself back up. Are you like me? Are you an everyday human being fighting an invisible battle that has nothing to…