Why Habits are So Important in Our Lives

Why Habits are So Important in Our Lives

According to Merriam-Webster, the most common definition of a habit is: “a settled tendency or usual manner of behavior” or “an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly or completely involuntary.” We all have habits. Some are considered good. Some are...
Mindfulness Made Easy

Mindfulness Made Easy

There’s a lot of talk about mindfulness these days. It shows up in everything from apps on your phone offering to guide you to books explaining the impacts of mindfulness on our brains. A mindfulness practice offers an opportunity to slow down, focus on yourself, and...
Listening & Building Trust

Listening & Building Trust

When we’re very young, one of the first things we learn is how to communicate. Using our voices, first to cry and later to speak, is how we get our most basic needs met by our parents and caregivers. When they listen to us as children, we feel loved, understood, and...
Improving Your Focus Might Be Easier Than You Think

Improving Your Focus Might Be Easier Than You Think

Does thinking about your to-do list every morning make you want to crawl back under the covers? Are you constantly feeling overscheduled, overcommitted, and exhausted? Does your laptop seem to have become a permanent appendage? You’re either sitting in front of it,...
I’m a Leader. Why Don’t I Have All the Answers?

I’m a Leader. Why Don’t I Have All the Answers?

As leaders, we may feel like we should always have the answers. We feel pressured to come prepared, to see around corners, anticipate challenges and “know” what the ideal solution will be, and then tell our teams what to do. In life, we often only see the end result...