Make better decisions by making time to reflect every day

Make better decisions by making time to reflect every day

Having a regular practice can give you the time for reflection. I was invited to participate in a Zoom meeting with Joseph Badaracco, Harvard Business School professor and author of Step Back. The discussion and book is about the importance of reflection and how to...
Seven hiking essentials to purchase before you hit the trails

Seven hiking essentials to purchase before you hit the trails

The right gear makes hiking more enjoyable and safe. With Covid part of our everyday lives, hiking seems like a good option for a summer activity. It’s been a while since I’ve hit the trails. So I’ve been doing some research and purchasing some new hiking essentials....
Why you should examine your views in times of crisis.

Why you should examine your views in times of crisis.

Reexamine your views To create change, we have to reexamine our own views and actions in light of a pain that is deeply felt but too often ignored.  ~ Tim Cook, CEO of Apple The need to “reexamine our own views” are probably some of the most insightful words spoken by...
Why you should focus on growth and achievement now.

Why you should focus on growth and achievement now.

Lift your spirits now and move forward at work and in life.   Covid19 and the Shelter-In-Pace [SIP] restrictions have challenged everyone’s mental health in one way or another. Harvard Health shared an article about Self-System Therapy. Unlike traditional...
My path to becoming a conscious consumer

My path to becoming a conscious consumer

Conscious consumption can improve your health and wellbeing.   I recently listened to an interior designer delightfully talk about getting a can of paint for her birthday every year. She painted everything she possibly could. Those early days of having to...
The props to purchase now and a few for your wishlist.

The props to purchase now and a few for your wishlist.

Props are used to improve form and increase the challenge. For those new to Pilates, props offer support. I’ll often add them into a class after I see how people move. Working in proper alignment is hard especially if your body has been conditioned for a...
How to design the next chapter of your life

How to design the next chapter of your life

The compass is a design thinking framework for life planning.   Whether you’re new to the workforce, feeling stuck or preparing for your encore career, it’s time a good time to use the compass framework. The compass has four categories: Life, Work, Health and...
Six steps to develop the right habits to support your identity.

Six steps to develop the right habits to support your identity.

Set your sights on a bigger goal like to live a healthy and happy life.  I’ve been reading the book by James Clear called Atomic Habits lately. I know you’re probably thinking another book on how to change your bad habits. However, it’s about more than just changing...