We're often told to remedy overwhelm with productivity "hacks" and time management systems. But what if the answer is to prioritize your basic needs: food, water, rest, movement, and connection. I recently dreamed that while climbing a mountain I got stuck in the middle. I couldn't progress up or down until someone helped me climb … Continue reading Overwhelm Remedy: Nurture Your Basic Needs
I've been having a lot of conversations recently with midlife women about their Big Vision for their work in the world. As the newest "sandwich" generation, we are stretched between caring for elderly parents and children, the demands of career and home, and the need for money and the meaning. Some trends I noticed during … Continue reading 5 Tips for Midlife Women at Work
Productivity tools, systems, and methods have become a huge moneymaking industry. Getting as much done as possible and "hacking" the limits of your 24-hour day is now a symbol of a "successful" person. Over the past almost 25 years, my work with Big Visionaries has involved helping them bring their visions down to earth. Setting … Continue reading Redefine What Productivity Means to You
How's the whole work life balance thing going? Are the scales more heavily weighted towards work rather than life? Unfortunately, that's not sustainable over the long term and can lead to burnout. There's plenty of information out there about practical steps to achieve work life balance like: • Delegate more. • Say "no" more. • … Continue reading Work Life Balance Tip: Listen to What You Need
As we head towards the 18-month mark of the pandemic, I'm noticing that some of my clients, colleagues, and friends are heading towards burnout. Or they're already there. Beneath your Big Vision is an idea. And under that idea is a feeling. When you're going through burnout, you aren't able to access the feelings that … Continue reading Experiencing Burnout? 3 Ideas to Try.