Oh hello, overwhelm.

Oh hello, overwhelm.

I found myself laying on my sofa this morning after breakfast, practicing deep, slow breathing to activate the relaxation center of my brain. Feeling the tears that come with the anxiety of hitting a wall, and holding space for all of it.  I have missed my regular newsletters the past 2 weeks.  I owe many of you an update [...]

The journey to wholeness

The journey to wholeness

If you're a "rebel with a cause" who's dazzled by too many possibilities, chances are high that you've drifted from squirrel to squirrel, shiny object to shiny object, job to job. You've accumulated a lot of tools in your toolbox, and gained so many diverse perspectives. All this feeds into your unique ability to pattern-match [...]

Authentic leadership and imposter syndrome

Authentic leadership and imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome: those pesky feelings of inadequacy that can persist regardless of how successful we are in the eyes of the world. But is it really “imposter syndrome?” Sounds like a serious malady that might require a lifetime of therapy. Perhaps our culture has pathologized the natural nervousness that comes from growing into something new. [...]

Rebels versus Guardians: a case study in misunderstandings

Rebels versus Guardians: a case study in misunderstandings

The story of Andrei Doroshin, a 22 year old who successfully led the testing and vaccination of thousands of Philly residents before getting fired, caught my eye in the news feed. Since writing this post, I've learned that this is quite a controversial topic and that Andrei is widely seen as guilty in the court [...]

For a better 2021, think inside the box

For a better 2021, think inside the box

The transition to 2021 is well underway, and it couldn't come a moment too soon! Have you started imagining how this new year could be better than the last?  The forced solitude and downtime, plus a greater awareness of mortality, are sparking cravings for change in so many people. Cravings for more meaning, authentic connection, and freedom [...]