Corporate Wellness

How to Work with People You Don’t Like

Have you ever been in a job where there’s been one or more colleagues who you simply do not get along with? We get to pick our friends, but we don’t get to pick our colleagues. It seems that in any job, there are colleagues with whom we connect very

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Self-Awareness

This New Year Focus on Being Instead of Achieving

As we head into the new year, our social media feeds become filled with ideas and suggestions about goals or resolutions that we can pick to improve our lives or to make us better people. But what if all of this striving to be somebody different than who we are

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Self-Awareness

5 Powerful Self-Care Tips to Get You Through the Holidays

If you’re someone who manages to get through the holidays without an ounce of stress, I admire you. For many of us, juggling the obligations of work, holiday activities and increased family commitments can leave us feeling exhausted after the holidays.  This can sometimes even be true if we’ve taken

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Corporate Wellness

Have You Ever Agreed with Someone Just to Shut Them Up?

Have you ever been in a meeting with someone who just keeps pushing their agenda and not listening to the others in the room? Whether you decided it consciously or not, have you ever found yourself stopping to argue your point, even though you completely disagree? I don’t know about

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Mindfulness

The Fine Art of Doing Nothing

Are you frequently overwhelmed by how many things you have on your to-do list? You work all day, have too many tasks to complete within a single work day, and then have another big to-do list waiting for you at home? Do you feel like there is always something piling

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Corporate Wellness

Why Is It a Problem If Everyone Always Agrees With You

Unhealthy communication patterns within the work setting are so pervasive that this is frequently one of the core issues affecting teams to which I consult. What may appear to be a conflict-free environment may actually be riddled with a top-down management approach that has left everyone too afraid to say

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Self-Awareness

How to Deal with Boundary Pushers

Interacting with someone who just will not listen to your “no” can be infuriating. Have you ever had this experience? You try to say no but the person keeps insisting? You say no again and they insist some more. They might pull a guilt trip on you, or might keep

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Corporate Wellness

How to Ask for Clarification Politely

Have you ever experienced a meeting where somebody is explaining something, but for the life of you, you cannot even begin to understand their point of view? You’d like to ask for clarification, but you’re not sure how in a polite way. Perhaps you find yourself asking for clarification a

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Self-Awareness

Setting Better Boundaries

Are you someone who struggles to say “no” to things that you don’t really want to do? Or maybe you find yourself feeling resentful because you’ve accepted to do something that doesn’t truly align with your needs? If any of this sounds familiar, keep reading. I used to suck at

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