burnout

5 Steps To Take If You Are Burning Out!

Are you experiencing burnout and not sure what to do?     Burnout is so much more than just being tired. Burnout is the result of your brain and body trying desperately to cope with a long term energy deficit. Simply put, your gas tank is empty and you are running on fumes. Burnout is…

mental health

5 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health Right Now!

Take one of these steps today!   It is an urban myth that improving your mental health takes a long time. In fact, great gains can be made fairly quickly if we take the right steps. Today we are going to explore some of the most effective strategies for reducing stress and decreasing your risk…

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Passion & Poison: How Outrage is Destroying Your Mental Health

Passion & Poison: How Outrage is Destroying Your Mental Health Protests, riots & scandals, OH MY! You do not have to look very far to find something to be upset about. Lately, it seems that everywhere you look, you can see two opposing sides locked in a never-ending battle to prove what is right and…

You are being BULLIED! Here’s how to STOP IT!

You are being BULLIED! Here’s how to STOP IT!   “Oh my God, Bonnie, you are such an idiot!”  That’s how my Easter Morning began. Now before you start wondering about the nature of my relationships, I must let you know that the voice throwing out that sharp critique was none other than my own!…

why you can't just let it go

Why you can’t just LET IT GO!

Why you can’t just LET IT GO!   Have you ever been haunted by something in your past? A nagging memory of embarrassment or shame that you just can’t shake? Have you every shared such a memory with a close or trusted friend only to hear the famed cliché “You just need to let it…

The Worst Clichés For Your Mental Health

The Worst Clichés For Your Mental Health   In the land where quotes and memes litter the highways of social media, it can be hard to find meaningful advice and guidance. While I have always had an affinity for things that can make life simpler, I am developing a growing irritation with clichés that just…

5 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Mental Health Right Now!

5 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Mental Health Right Now! Things are not going well, and you feel it. Getting out of bed feels like a daily punishment. Every task feels monumental, every interaction excruciating. And for some reason someone yelling “MOMMMMM” from across the room makes you want to scream and cry at the…

Chris Cooper is NOT My Daddy (& Greg Glassman Isn’t Yours)

Chris Cooper is NOT My Daddy (& Greg Glassman Isn’t Yours) – Understanding Transference in Leadership & Business I got dumped. Dad went to play with the big kids and left me here alone. That’s not what happened. But that’s how it felt. Chris Cooper left me and I was all alone in the world.…

Forgotten Fathers: Providing Post-Partum Support for Dads

Forgotten Fathers: Providing Support for Post-Partum Dads The transition into parenthood can be both thrilling and terrifying for new parents. Through the decades, we have made great strides in maternal mental health, prioritizing and providing resources to help expectant mothers care for themselves and their child. From the very beginning the mother’s physical and mental…