Ten Signs Your Workplace is “Toxic”

Ten Signs Your Workplace is “Toxic”

“Sari” used to love going to work. But not lately. Her division has been in upheaval for months with constant “streamlining.” Leaders come and go and colleagues who were once cordial are now pitted against each other, fearful of losing their...
“You Should Smile More”

“You Should Smile More”

There is nothing I hate more than being told to smile. Actually, I take that back. There’s much I hate more than that. Like when the cat yaks a hairball onto the freshly washed down comforter. Or when someone cuts me off and then takes the parking spot I had my...
Have No Happy? 5 Ways to Make Time for Joy

Have No Happy? 5 Ways to Make Time for Joy

18 months ago I was Very Busy. But Not Very Happy. I was waking up bleary-eyed and arriving at work before 5 am, pushing through a whirlwind of a day that continued well into the evening. Outside of work, I was drowning in the deluge of demands of parenting and some...
Finding More Through Having Less

Finding More Through Having Less

Long before Marie Kondo had us questioning what sparks joy, I came to the conclusion I have too much stuff. I had read an article that said the average household has 300,000 items in it. You read that right.  300,000. THREE-HUNDRED THOUSAND. And I thought,...