Self-Awareness Is Key When Making Decisions during the COVID-19 Pandemic
In these stressful times, it’s easy for our worst selves to get the best of us. The COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted our daily routines, changing how we manage our work and family lives, how we shop, what and where we can eat, and how we stay fit. Things don’t feel right, and with each additional forced change, our worries grow and stress beats us down.
Before the pandemic, our routines were transparent and most of our daily decisions were habitual. In the past, having the kids home for Thanksgiving or…
Busting Limiting Stories
Four questions to Stress Less and Live Better
Recently a client, Rachel, unearthed a long-held mostly unconscious story about not being smart enough. This story had significant consequences. It contained the seeds of insecurity and self-doubt in her life.
Stories are incredible things (Read my blog on stories, here). They make us happy, and they stress us out. We can’t live without them, yet when we live through them unconsciously, they shackle us and limit our potential.
The stories that serve us well are not hard to find. They are very prevalent, and just plain feel good…
Every day we wake up, and conversations begin to flow. “How can it be 7 am? I feel like I’ve been hit by a truck!”, “Sweetie, did you sleep well?”, “That 10 o’clock meeting is going to be brutal.” “I better get my butt in gear.”
Like fish in water, we are humans in conversation. Without effort through language, we make assumptions and judgments, decide who and what is good and bad, make promises and dream about our futures.
Our conversations pretty much run on auto-pilot until they don’t. And when they go awry we just as effortlessly go on…
Leadership/Team advisor, coach, and author of upcoming book, “Conscious Conversations”.