Grief, Metaphoric Rising

Metaphoric Rising: The Ocean Mist

The Ocean Mist captures the world of depression and anxiety. The building intensity while desperately trying to mask the turmoil and simply trying to hold on …… for a better day. Many times however the journey of depression ends in suicide. As we think about notables – Robin Williams; Kate Spade; Anthony Bourdain; and Chester Bennington… Continue reading Metaphoric Rising: The Ocean Mist

Empowering Women, Family, Grief, Reflection, Work/Life Balance, Working Women

Being Grateful…Always

2017 and 2018 have been the most confusing, challenging, emotional, hardest, eye opening and unforgettable years of my life. Through it all, I have learned the meaning of gratitude – both receiving and giving. As we enter the week of Thanksgiving, there are many conversations around being thankful. Thankfulness and gratitude are the sisters of… Continue reading Being Grateful…Always

Empowering Women, Leadership, Mentorship, Working Women

A Mentoring Moment

Being nominated for recognition as a “mentor-protégé” award is a humbling honor for certain. And while this is truly exciting, I would say the experience to again “pay it forward” is more meaningful and certainly more of an honor. Mentorship and coaching is a responsibility I take very seriously.  Mentoring, guiding, and coaching support have… Continue reading A Mentoring Moment

Challenges, Empowering Women, Family, Leadership, Tips, Work/Life Balance, Working Women

Thoughts on Work Life Integration Part V

Vacation time is an important employee benefit – it is critical for people to have time away from work to relax and disconnect from the pressures of the job. You won’t earn a promotion or get an achievement award for working on your vacation. If you manage people, just imagine the pressure you put on them… Continue reading Thoughts on Work Life Integration Part V