5 Signs You’re In A Toxic Workplace

Would you tolerate sending your kids to school every day in a toxic classroom? Would you stand by as your best friend was subjected to a narcissist boss in a workplace that literally made them ill? Probably not. So why justify putting up with this sick status quo yourself?

3 Ways to Say ‘No’ Without Guilt

A common theme of anxiety is guilt. Many of us feel that we are never enough, that we never do enough, or that we could always do more. When we can’t fulfill every goal or be everything to everyone, many of us can feel a sense of failure or inadequacy, which results in feeling anxious due to th

How to Show Your Love Even When Work is Crazy

I began thinking about what to get my mom for Mother’s Day no less than three weeks ago. Various gift options kept popping into my mind in the most hectic times. While boarding a plane or in the middle of a meeting I’d think, OMG! MOTHER’S DAY! Get her that spa treatment! Don’t forget! And [

When You’re Craving Your Couch [GUEST POST]

You have a To Do list a mile long and all you want to do is hole up on the couch. Another night goes by. You haven’t crossed anything off your to do list. The laundry’s still there. You haven’t sent holiday thank you notes, and the last time you went to the doctor… ahem…. Somewhere [&hell

5 Lessons in Becoming Less Busy

I’m pretty sure busy is bullshit. Or at least all the problems we blame busy for…are bullshit. Messy house, messy energy… too busy. Didn’t call mom, feeling guilty… too busy. Haven’t worked out, feeling like crap as a result… too busy. Staying in the miserable job because the resume

5 Surefire Ways to Burn Out [VIDEO]

Feeling burnt out? You’re not alone, boss. Last month, Cosmopolitan found that nearly 3/4 of women suffer from stress-related anxiety. These symptoms are indicative of burnout – a state of chronic stress that can quickly escalate and lead to more serious mental healthy disorders, even depressio