these are a few of my favorite things...
...apologies to Julie Andrews
I doubt I would have become a coach if I hadn't been a mom to these two incredible kids (now teenagers). They've taught me the importance of deep listening, of respecting the individual, and focusing on the needs of others. Although frequently humbling, being a parent is far and away the most joy-filled and rewarding job I've ever undertaken.
That's me, mid-jump. (Hey, I get points for enthusiasm, don't !?) I love this photo because I'm with some of my very favorite humans, my fellow board members of Women's March Contra Costa. For four years running, we've organized the much-beloved annual Women's March, and some other fabulous marches and events. Until peace, equality, and justice reign, we're not stopping. Together We Rise!
I love this New Yorker cartoon, by Ellis Rosen, because it illustrates so clearly how sad and defeated the wrong career path can make us. How can we stay forever like the child with the colorful Play-Doh? What might the dad be doing if he shed his preconceived notions about "work"? Can the dad correct his course? (You know what I think the answer to this last one is...)
Moms Adventure Group hike. Because I never want to stop having adventures!
THIS list of quotes. Click HERE to get inspired!
Don't be hatin' cause it's from 1999. I dare you to listen to this song and not feel happier! Scientists have found that music stimulates more parts of the brain than any other human function. What kind of music makes you happy? Read more about this HERE.
Strengths Finder is an industry standard, and I'd recommend it to just about everyone, at just about any point in their professional career. Used by over 20 million people, finding your strengths can improve your quality of life overall. Read more about it HERE.