The Emotional Life Behind Gift Giving & Receiving

The Emotional Life Behind Gift Giving & Receiving

In my practice, I observe how many people experience gifting as very stressful. Many place unnecessary pressure on giving “the perfect gift”. And although we may not like to admit it, most of us wish for “the perfect gift” in return. Historically this makes sense, as...
A New Olympic State of Mind

A New Olympic State of Mind

When you hear the names Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka, and Michael Phelps, your first thought probably has to do with their athletic talent and achievements. They are, after all, some of the most celebrated athletes of all time, past and present. But shortly after that...
Letting Go of Regret…

Letting Go of Regret…

Let’s put it this way: if you’re living and breathing you can probably share a handful of things you’ve regretted doing – past and present. Regrets are common, they’re part of being human, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Some are more in our control (like...
Using Humor at Work

Using Humor at Work

When’s the last time you laughed with a coworker or boss? If the answer is, “I can’t remember”, then you’re missing out on a valuable boost to both your workplace satisfaction as well as your overall productivity. According to surveys done by Robert Half International...
S̵o̵r̵r̵y̵, may I interrupt? ☝

S̵o̵r̵r̵y̵, may I interrupt? ☝

HOW THE POWER OF SEMANTICS SHAPES OUR WELL-BEING I’ve always believed in the power of words. Words can shape how we present ourselves, and thus how we feel about ourselves. It can make us feel confident and happy. Or it can make us feel insecure and upset. There is...
An Upgrade on Love 💕

An Upgrade on Love 💕

The other day I went to the grocery store. (Groundbreaking, I know!). But what made this visit different from previous ones was that I helped a stranger find a protein bar. This sounds like a rather insignificant incident, but actually, the exchange totally enhanced...