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A new year and a fresh slate. That familiar time of year when anything feels possible. The goals are being created and action plans put into place…cautiously of course. No need to make the goals too ambitious in fear of disappointment or failure. Holding back just a bit, in case something doesn’t go as planned. After discovering a quick mini episode of the Dhru Purohit Podcast featuring Peter Crone, a thought leader in human potential, he shared a question that I have continued to…
The probability of you being born, the odds of you even existing here on Earth are estimated to be about one in 400 trillion. Yet, here you are.
In Chinese Medicine the season of Winter is associated with our Kidneys. Winter teaches us the art of “resting and reflecting.” In nature it is an ideal time for animals to hibernate, for us it is a wonderful time for conserving and rebuilding Energy or Qi (chee).
Merriam-Webster has added the term “Dumpster Fire” to the dictionary, calling it the phrase of our time. The informal noun is defined as “an utterly calamitous or mismanaged situation or
occurrence, a disaster.”
I am sitting on my balcony daybed wrapped in a cozy blanket as I write this, sipping on chai tea. With each sip, I close my eyes, drinking in the warmth of the spice, and the sun on my skin. A bird chirps nearby—a welcome interruption from distant tires rolling on the pavement. I bask in the sounds, fresh air, and sunshine.
In Chinese Medicine the season of Autumn is associated with our Lungs. Autumn teaches us the art of “letting go” and how to embrace positive or negative changes in one’s life. If our feet represent the roots of a tree, and the branches represent our arms and hands, the leaves are our life experiences that we currently hold onto.
How many times have you felt guilt or shame because you felt your life was not in balance? Have you ever felt bad for working while wishing you were at home with your family? Have you ever felt ashamed for procrastinating on a project to spend time with your loved ones? Have you ever found yourself wishing you had a better Work-Life balance? Or had the time to cook healthier food and exercise more? Have you ever found yourself wishing your body looked another…
Feeling excited, motivated and energized by work and life is something many of us aim to achieve. But what happens when we’re on a treadmill of striving for a more exciting moment and unable to anchor our joy in the “here and now”? The western culture values the accumulation of actions and accomplishments, which, for some, can deplete energy reserves quickly. Burnout is a consequence and common phenomena among many career and life-driven individuals. As a Career Wellness Coach, I’ve worked with many individuals…