Weird Aggressive Energy

Weird Aggressive Energy

Well, I guess I earned another badge of honor when I received the following text from someone seeking my help today: ‘Don’t contact me again.  Your weird, aggressive messages are very off-putting and I have no interest in working with you in the future.’ Let’s...
Developing Commitment Stamina

Developing Commitment Stamina

Commitment stamina is the key ingredient of resilience. If you don’t tether yourself to something via a commitment to it, you’ll bail as soon as the going gets tough.   When the going gets tough, you must move through and rebound from the toughness of...
Develop Discernment When Choosing Your Battles

Develop Discernment When Choosing Your Battles

Facebook used to be my nemesis until I grew to understand what I perceive to be its etiquette. I used to post a comment to someone’s opinion via their originating post that questions said opinion, and before I knew it I’d be dreading my notifications because the...
FOMO: One thing I didn’t miss during ‘Rona

FOMO: One thing I didn’t miss during ‘Rona

One of the unexpected benefits of life during the pandemic was the elimination, in many instances, of FOMO: Fear of missing out. If you don’t go to that restaurant, show, party, networking event, place, class….you might be missing out! Yes, there was still plenty...
Relationships 101: Stretching is not Settling

Relationships 101: Stretching is not Settling

G-d forbid we settle.  Settle for the wrong life partner, the wrong job, the wrong draft (in other words deciding a draft is the final one before sending it off to the editor or press). This fear relates to settling in a way that makes it seem as though the situations...