Category Archives: Success

Got Performance Anxiety?

Posted on July 10, 2017

Do you experience performance anxiety? Does your anxiety increase when you are on the spot such as when you are speaking, taking a test, or giving a presentation or a performance? Do you sweat, tremble, get a dry mouth, or feel nauseas? Does your heart race? Then you may have performance anxiety. Use the checklist(read more)

What Are You Practicing? Stress, Anxiety or Contentment?

Posted on March 20, 2017

As I have been studying and practicing mindfulness over the past 30 years I have learned to ask myself this one important question: What am I practicing?  Am I practicing feeling stressed-out, anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, discouraged or perhaps something more pleasant? More often than I would like to admit, the answer is yes, I am(read more)

Is Technology Impacting Your Productivity and Happiness?

Posted on January 30, 2017

Everywhere you look today you see evidence of rapidly advancing technology. This, the digital era, has seen an explosion of smartphones, tablets, wearable monitoring devices and on-going research into numerous ways to enhance our capability as humans. As I’ve discussed in previous blog posts, many if not most of us and our children have unwittingly(read more)

5 Signs You Are Too Hard On Yourself

Posted on May 11, 2015

Are you enjoying your life? Is your health, sleep, life satisfaction and happiness where it should be? Do you put too much pressure on yourself at work or in your family life? Maybe there is another way. Here are 5 signs that you need to give yourself a break and lighten up. 1) You never(read more)

3 Ways to Stress Less in Your Life and Work

Posted on March 11, 2015

Do you ever feel stressed out, overwhelmed, exhausted?  Yes? Then you are not alone.  Life and work can be very busy, incredibly demanding and amazingly stressful.  Even positive things can end up feeling stressful such as weddings, new work, moving. Here are 3 steps you can take to lower the stress and lower your own(read more)

Blog Hop: 3 Must-Have Mindfulness Skills for Success in the New Year

Posted on January 14, 2015

 Mindfulness has been getting a lot of positive press lately. And for good reason! Practicing mindfulness has been shown to improve physical and emotional health, brain function, and overall life satisfaction. Many are finding they can actually increase their income when they practice mindfulness skills regularly. What is mindfulness? According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness is(read more)

Hurry! Save On Gifts That Improve Lives

Posted on December 8, 2014

I hope you are making sure to slow down and enjoy the holiday season. Al’s kids and grandchildren and my daughter and her husband shared Thanksgiving with us. I loved having them all together This has been a happy and busy year for me. As you know my sweetheart, Al, asked me to marry him(read more)