Five things I do regularly as part of my self-care routine to keep depression at bay and continue to thrive in my career. In honor of the upcoming World Mental Health Day, I wanted to share my experience with depression while working and growing a career. I suffered from depression for a long time but […]
In this episode, I share 5 things I’ve learned from one year of podcasting. And I’ll also share some thoughts about the future of this podcast. Thank you for being here. I so appreciate that you’ve made the Second Breaks Podcast part of your week. I don’t take that for granted. I know how busy […]
Don’t let your idea die before giving it the light of day.
As promised in the very first episode of this podcast, I will, from time to time, provide an update on my career reinvention. I figured, year-end is one of the better times in the year to do this. It’s a natural time for reflection and for looking ahead. And though I’ve always done this process, […]
This feels like deja vu. This time last year, I was thinking about difficult gratitude, although the trigger was different. Here in the US, we had just gone through an election. For many of us, it was an incredibly challenging time to find anything for which to be grateful. Grasping for anything to make the […]
Three things that helped or contributed the most to my career pivot. Three things that I am most grateful today.
Last year, I proudly announced that I was going to declutter my home. Moving toward minimalism. Settling in with less and finding the more in it. I failed miserably. I reserved days when I was supposed to clear entire closets. I came up with monthly target areas for clutter-clearing. March was going to be the […]
For many years, I spent most of my days in meetings. I ran around from one conference room to another, or jumped from one conference call to the next, with the minimum of breaks in between. Busy was the word I used to use to describe my world. To be honest, I think there was […]
This by Stella Adler: Life beats down and crushes the soul, and art reminds you that you have one. As a voracious reader, music lover, and movie enthusiast, I can soooo relate to that sentiment. How often has a story taken me away from present day worries by giving me a portal into another world? […]