How to Deal With Work-related Stress

How to Deal With Work-related Stress Work-related stress impacts all of us. Even if you love your job, the unending messages, calls, emails, and unexpected visits of coworkers are enough to stress out anyone. This can lead to health issues, both physical and emotional, so it is important to learn stress management techniques. Work-related Stress Management Learning to cope with stress can take time, but it is not an impossible feat to accomplish. Here are some techniques that can lower …

The Power Of Choice When Dealing With Mental Health Challenges

The Power of Choice when dealing with Mental Health Challenges Why are my spouse and I constantly fighting about the same issues? How can I lead my team and organization successfully out of this global pandemic? How do we support our child who is experiencing bullying at school?   The media often wrongly assumes that mental health challenges are on the rise.  Rather, they are now more likely to be reported and acknowledged.  We all struggle with mental health, as we …

How To Stop Living For Others And Start Living For Yourself

How to stop living for others and start living for yourself We’ve all done it. Just as we start to get excited about a new venture or spread our wings, that little voice of doubt comes up and says, “What if it doesn’t work?” “What if I fail?” and a favourite amongst the South Asia community, “Log kya kahenge?” i.e. “What will people say?”  For many of us, that’s the end of our new venture. We’ve given up before we’ve …

Is Your Money Mindset Holding You Back?

Is Your Money Mindset Holding You Back? Each week it seems that gas prices are on the rise, groceries are becoming more expensive, and it is getting harder to find an affordable place to live; all while wages remain flat. I know that many of you are feeling anxious or even panicked about your finances when thinking of your upcoming bills, groceries and other financial commitments. I know this because 21 years ago, I was in a similar position. That’s …

Why Staying Connected Matters

Why staying connected matters As world leaders, politicians, and economists debate about our economic recovery during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. This makes sense; after all, there is no debate that money is essential to us meeting our basic needs. However, we must also focus on rebuilding our human connections in these extraordinary times. Just as we need money to survive, we need social connections and a sense of community to thrive and grow on a personal level. Internal connection …

Self-Care Through Crisis

Self-Care Through Crisis Now more than ever, self-care has taken center stage in our lives. Whether self-care enables you to survive or thrive during quarantine, your self-care practice can no longer be put off due to associations with guilt or shame. I think that historically, we have avoided “self-care” out of an assumption that it was an extravagant and lavish way to take time for ourselves. We either felt that we could not justify the costs, or time that it …