Simply Being

Back in August 2013, I started practicing mindfulness. (Sorta.) Life was very hectic, and I was feeling overwhelmed. A friend told me about his regular meditation practice, which sounded a little weird. He even involved his children, and he swore that he noticed a positive impact on their behavior when they meditated. I’m not into…

The Woman Who Doesn’t Help Other Women

We all know women who don’t help other women. I use some of these women as examples during coaching sessions. With great specificity, I talk about dysfunctional professional behaviors and wrecked work-relationships. I try to debunk gender stereotypes while simultaneously acknowledging that the woman-who-doesn’t-help-other-women imbues some of those stereotypes. This woman is complicated. She is privately and pervasively negative.…