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Take a Break (or Three!)

At work, the last thing you want to do is take a break. Your to-do list is a mile long. I get it. I've been studying productivity for...

'Do You' First

Where do you fall on your priority list? We all have the best of intentions, but once the breakdowns and fire drills start, it's easy to...

Micro-self Care

Sometimes self-care can feel like yet another task on your to-do list -- usually found at the bottom. But, ultimately self-care is about...

Define Your Boundaries

I used to have no boundaries. I was traveling every other week from Monday to Friday. When I was home, I was a mess -- waking up in the...

Own Your Awesome

This Amy Schumer video is too true. Only 22% of compliments given from one woman to another are accepted. Most of the time, we...

Stop Using 'But'

Catch yourself. Are you limiting your potential with language? My coach has banned me from using 'should' because I was constantly...

Take a Day of Rest

I completely burnt myself out at the end of 2017. Between starting Uplift, being a mom, and moving to a new city, I created a hamster...

Sleep with Me

I'm a horrible insomniac. I have no problem falling asleep but pop-up at 2 am with my mind racing a few times a week. I have tried...

You Are Enough

I struggle with a scarcity mindset: I don't have enough time, so need to overschedule my life. I'll never get to experience this...

Leave on a High Note

One tip that has helped make our family lives smoother is to always 'end on a high note'.  I used to eek out every second of joy out of...

F*ck Yeah

At Google, I ran a daily team meeting tackling the onslaught of issues arising during a critical pre-launch period.  It was depressing....

Embrace Your Monk

In my coaching, I love analogies that help you tap into values you want to tune up in your life. The one that’s made the biggest impact...

We All Have Bad Days

I hate to admit this, but I have sat, crying on my bathroom floor asking myself why I became a mom.  I was exhausted, stretched too thin...

The SOS Checklist

So, yesterday I had a horrible day.  Had frustrating experiences with co-workers that felt all-consuming.  I felt stuck in a bad mental...

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