Lifestyle Sobriety is Cool

Lifestyle Sobriety is Cool

Sober is the new black.  There are plenty of people that are kicking off the new year with #SoberJanuary or #DryJanuary. Whether it be for health reasons, social reasons, or anything else, making the choice to be sober can be good for anyone! The word “sober” tends to...

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Prevent Burnout with Strong Self-Care

Prevent Burnout with Strong Self-Care

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by prolonged stress.  Feelings associated with burnout can include: overwhelmed, drained, anxious, depressed, and more.  Burnout is normally associated with workplace factors; however, it can also...

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Why I’m Supporting #BidenHarris2020

Why I’m Supporting #BidenHarris2020

I have made no secret of my support for #BidenHarris2020.  I had an inside look at some of Joe Biden’s character when I worked in the Obama Administration, and during both Obama/Biden presidential campaigns.  I also wrote about my support of Kamala Harris and how...

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Never Underestimate Your Enemy/Opponent

Never Underestimate Your Enemy/Opponent

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.  We have all heard this saying countless times before.  But what exactly does it mean?  I like to think of it as, we usually know what’s going on with our friends (phone calls, texting, social media, safe in person...

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I See You

I See You

We are on month 7 of social isolation.  So much has happened.  But a lot has also NOT happened. Did you have to postpone your wedding?  I see you. Have you not seen your parents?  I see you. Were you unable to have a proper funeral for a loved one?  I see you. Are you...

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Will You Just Shut Up Man

Will You Just Shut Up Man

When I say the word “bully” what do you think of?  Is it a schoolyard situation?  Maybe a flashback to high school?  We are learning more and more that bullying can even happen in adult interactions.  Bullying in children can lead to anxiety, depression, low...

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You Can’t Do It

You Can’t Do It

Four simple words: you can’t do it.  Something we have likely all heard before.  Or thought to ourselves.  Whether the voice comes from inside or outside of you, it may be the perfect reason you actually CAN.  Can’t is a terrible word that we should all eliminate from...

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How to Stay in Control During a Crisis

How to Stay in Control During a Crisis

We face crises every day.  Whether it’s that your car won’t start, your doctor is running late throwing off your whole day, the coffeemaker isn’t working, or you have a wardrobe malfunction, we face challenges daily.  Depending on our mood and how the rest of our day...

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How to Have Difficult Conversations

How to Have Difficult Conversations

Imagine sitting around a dinner table with your extended family.  Likely, most of them look like you and are people you know very well.  However, you have spent time over the last several months educating yourself on racism in our society.  Perhaps a comment is made...

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