The Career Postpartum: The Art of managing the enemy within

At my previous employers, there were no women telling me this. I had no female mentors offering advice. There was no role model of a successful woman who had had a child, taken her full maternity leave, and come back and picked up where she left off. some food for thought from a working mother…

The (wo)man who feels

adopted and adapted via The man who feels “Because I was not superhuman, I was just a human, and my attempts to be this Superman, this Telon star, someone infallible who everyone could look at as the perfect man, were eventually my downfall…” – Terry Crews There is something freeing about allowing yourself to feel. Taking…

Working From Home: Eating to keep up with your Boss and your Toddler

Silence is golden – unless you have a toddler. Then, silence is very very suspicious. If your life, like mine, involves a chatty baby, a toddler whose silence means anything from quietly watching cartoons to carefully painting every single tile in the lounge, a hectic job and little time for anything else, then we need…

It’s Ok Not to Be Ok Mama

All we really want is for someone to relate source Being a parent is both miraculous and rewarding. It is also exceptionally difficult in some moments. We are blessed to be part of a generation that has started sharing the good and the difficult parts of the journey with each other openly because there is…

Things You Should Know About Postpartum Exercise

There is no bigger wake-up call than the difference between how a woman pictures herself as a mom and the actual reality of the situation. Set aside all of the “I’ll definitely do X, Y, or Z as a parent” claims-especially when it comes to exercise. Postpartum fitness will likely be an entirely different ball game…

4 Mental Tricks to Conquer Fear (Around the World in 80 Clicks)

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality Seneca “Fear is the enemy of success. Large rewards only result from taking comparably large risks. If you’re ruled by fear, you’ll never take enough risks and never achieve success you deserve. If I’ve learned anything in this life, it’s that the actions that scared me…

Evolution in a time of Corona and an Industrial Revolution

“force′ of habit. n. behavior occurring without thought and by virtue of constant repetition; habit.” When physically going to church was still a thing, during a sermon, one of the pastors at our church told the following anecdote: A couple was newlywed and being lovers of food, they splurged on a fully outfitted kitchen with…

Scarcity Mentality – A Social Pandemic

For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is “I didn’t get enough sleep.” The next one is “I don’t have enough time.” Whether true or not, that thought of not enough occurs to us automatically before we even think to question or examine it. We spend most of…