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I was recently on the “glassdoor” blog

March 23, 2011

The Most Important Skills For Today’sEmployee Posted by Vickie Elmer • January 10th, 2011 Work today is a whirlwind of activity and change. So workers need to stay flexible and able to switch their priorities and focus as quickly as a… Read more

AdaptAbility (Unplugged) M. J. Ryan with Moe Abdou

March 19, 2011

I don’t want to do that again. I don’t want to go down this path. Today is a newday, I’m staring again. She didn’t turn into anything more than one time.And then the last A is A dmire yourself for restarting. “Hey, look at me, I’ve… Read more

I Hate Myself When I Get Mad

March 11, 2011

Many women are afraid of their anger. We’ve all been taught that “nice girls don’t get mad.” In our attempts to be nice, we tend to fall into one of three styles: The Exploder: She holds it in as long as possible, then vents in fury and… Read more

I was on Laura Kemp’s Blog.

February 26, 2011

Family mis-fortunes: Laura Kemp   Ah, new year, new me. January makes me feel optimistic about life. Taking down the Christmas decorations spurs me on to think about doing some emotional de-cluttering and for once, the sight of boxes… Read more

I was on Cindy Baldwin’s Blog

February 19, 2011

Breaking it Down Our home on Christmas Eve, before the move Last week I read the perfect New Year’s book. Called This Year I Will… by M. J. Ryan, it was all about how to make real change in our lives through effective goal-setting…. Read more

I was recently on MOODSTR.

February 12, 2011

How To Be Happy Yourself Description Experience the Joy in Life!We all want the things that we’re sure will make us happy—money, success, independence, love. But when we finally get them, we can find to our surprise that we are the… Read more

Getting Help That Truly Helps

January 26, 2011

I recently went on a 12-day business trip to Europe with two colleagues. One said to me          as we got on the plane, “I’m watching my weight. Will you help me eat right by                          reminding me to eat… Read more

What Kind Of Support Do You Need?

January 17, 2011

Creating lasting changes isn’t easy. I read once that Melanie Griffith goes to AA up to three times a day to stay clean and sober. A friend working on being more grateful has a friend she emails her list of what she’s thankful for at the end of… Read more

Resolution Success: Getting Support

January 7, 2011

“Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by air.” –Ivan Pavlov I’m back after a couple weeks off. It’s new year’s resolution time so I thought I’d focus on support from others for… Read more

Mistakes are the Key to Excellence

December 19, 2010

If what we are really looking for in perfectionism is excellence then we should relish the chance to make mistakes.  In their book Art and Fear, David Bayles and Ted Orland tell the story of a pottery teacher’s experiment.  He divided a… Read more