The Messy Truth about Real-Life Self Care

  I started home-schooling last January and recently (after a particularly un-graceful morning trying to leave the house) I decided to ask an old hand (5 kids, all home-ed) about “work-life balance”.   Her response was something like...

How to Choose Yourself and Avoid Burnout

  How to Choose Yourself and Avoid Burnout   If you’re always wishing you could do more than seems humanly possible, and getting close to burnout in the process, you’re like almost every woman I know. The combination of ambition, creativity and a...

How to feel ready to bring your Big Idea

How to feel ready to bring your Big Idea   Maybe I just meet interesting people. Maybe I have a knack of getting it out of people. I don’t know. But it happened again today. We were just talking. About work. Our careers. What we were doing. We told our stories....

Don’t Panic

  I’ve excused myself from family life with a very serious look on my face to “get some work done”. I will be doing “very important things” on my “very important to do list”. A sense of rush and bustle hovers around me. I open up my laptop. Check my emails. Open...