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Feeling Burnt Out After Work? Ask These Seven
Questions to Figure Out Why

feeling burnt out after work

Though I have been self-employed for the last fifteen years, that hasn’t always been the case. I spent the first twenty years of my working life working for someone else. I can look back with fondness on almost every job I held – from retail to broadcasting to office work. And the thing is, feeling […]

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Twenty-One Things to Do When You’re Feeling
Burnt Out and Depressed

Feeling Burnt Out and Depressed

My darling, I want you to know that I see you. I see how you take such good care of everyone  and everything in your life. You get to work early every day to stay on top of things. Every major event your kiddos have at school will find you there as a volunteer. You […]

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Burnt Out and Depressed

Why Decision Making is Hard When You’re Exhausted
(According to Science)

Why Decision Making is Hard When You're Exhausted and Overwhelmed

Back in my road-warrior princess days, I allowed myself to work ten (or more) hour a day. I regularly went to bed around midnight and my alarm went off at 5 AM. Months of living at that pace, I often felt overwhelmed and fuzzy-headed. After hanging up my suits for good, I started making a […]

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(According to Science)

What to Ask Yourself When Your Relationship Leaves
You Feeling Drained And Burned Out

when your relationship leaves you feeling drained and burned out

One of the best things about my life is being a partner in a healthy relationship. That partnership is one of the facets that allow me to curate a daily life that I love. That wasn’t always the case in my life. If we got to know each other the last seven years of my […]

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You Feeling Drained And Burned Out

What To Do When You’re Feeling Burned Out With Your Life

whattodowhenyourefeelingburnedout

After waking in a cold sweat, you go to Dr. Google searching for some advice. This waking feeling panicked isn’t new. In fact, you find yourself on the edge of tears multiple times a week. You’re afraid of the answer, but you’re feeling overwhelmed enough to finally reach out and ask me what to do […]

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Inner Strength: Eleven Ways to Find and Grow It

Inner Strength Find and Grow It

It’s been more than a decade since I went through my divorce and during that time I’ve forgotten how tough life felt. It all came flooding back to me when I started coaching a woman who was smack-dab in the middle of a divorce. The stress, the worry, the feelings of failure, and the edges […]

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Rushing Through Your Life Won’t Help You Love It

Rushing to Next Flight

So many of the women (and men) I talk to regularly confess to feeling depleted, overwhelmed, and just flat exhausted. Like they’re living in the spin cycle of the washing machine or a good old hamster wheel. When we dig into how they’re living their daily life, one of the most common challenges experienced is […]

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Worry: What I’m Giving Up for Lent

worry giving it up

Fourteen years ago, not only did I quit making New Year’s resolutions, I also stopped giving up stuff for Lent. Instead of the annual ritual of temporarily sacrificing some arbitrary thing (chocolate, frou-frou coffee, eating out, whatever), I took a class on mediation at a Buddhist Monastery and discovered that there was a better option. […]

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Loving Yourself in the Busiest of Seasons

Saturday Evening Post Dick Sargent 1956

The holiday season is upon us, dear one, and I know that for most of us, that means that the rhythm of life increases to an intensity that often feels as if your heart will burst from constantly racing. You know it’s a pace you will be unable to sustain, and yet you feel trapped, […]

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Challenging Season: How to Ensure You Survive It

Surviving a Challenging Season

So, you’re having a bad day. Or maybe a crappy week. Or maybe experiencing a series of days upon days of a funky blue feeling you just can’t shake. And you’re tired of it, so tired of your heart hurting and general malaise. So tired of that sense of ennui and melancholy hanging around you. […]

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