Cultivating Compassion

Cultivating compassion. What does compassion have to do with burnout prevention and recovery?  Everything.  Here are some self-compassion highlights Close your eyes and move the awareness from your mind to your heart centre, place your hand over your heart, take a deep breath and inhale compassion (because it’s your intention to do so) and exhale…

Ungrateful teens? time travel as a parenting technique

Anyone who is or has raised teenagers can attest to the fact that parenting teens can be a stressful situation When it comes to stress management and burnout recovery, dealing with ungrateful teenagers is certainly something that can promote stress! Someone asked me the other day, how do I not build up resentment dealing with…

Resistance Much?

In my recently released book I wrote, in detail, about my physical, mental, and spiritual transformation, after recovering from burnout. This was an awakening of sorts, although that word feels a little cliché and over-used, sounding a little too complete, as if I have awakened and I can lean back, cross my arms behind my…

Chasing Greatness

A couple of weeks ago I had my Book Launch Party, in celebration of my book that details my physical, mental, and spiritual recovery from Burnout. During the Q & A someone asked me what I have learned the most about myself in the process of writing Helping Effortlessly. This blog post comes from the…

This book details my personal physical, mental, and spiritual transformation after recovering from burnout.  “If human emotions largely result from thinking, then one may appreciably control one's feelings by controlling one's thoughts —  or by changing the internalized sentences, or self-talk, with which one largely created the feeling in the first place.”  Albert Ellis If language holds…

Mindfulness for Front-line Workers

The concept of Mindfulness is becoming mainstream, even leading organizations like Apple and Google have jumped on the bandwagon, encouraging employees to engage in this practice with research, confirming this practice not only improves creativity, focus and production but also reduces fear, anxiety, judgmental attitudes, and BURNOUT. Burnout is a rampant affliction, especially across various…