There Is Not Better Than Here balance goals Aug 03, 2022

 

 

“There” is no better than “here.” When your “there” has become a “here,” you will simply obtain another “there” that will again look better than “here.” 

― Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for the Soul:...

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No More People Pleasing balance coaching Jul 26, 2022

 

 

 People pleasers are liars.  

 

 

The first time I heard that phrase, I was a bit shocked.  As a native New Yorker, I have a rather direct manner of speaking, and it feels more natural to just “say it like it is.” My words are often a little...

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Let Go Of Your Story coaching Jul 20, 2022

 

 

 

What is a story?  When I think of a story, I think of a fairy tale.  An imaginary account that has been concocted for entertainment.  It may also serve to teach a lesson or prevent harm.  Some stories may be rooted in reality, but many have a...

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Unpacking Feelings coaching goals Jul 13, 2022

 



Everything you want is on the other side of something you don’t want to feel



Pop culture would have you believe that feeling your feelings is commonplace.  When I was going through my list of possible songs to link to this post, it was clear that people like to talk about (and...

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Finding Balance balance family Jul 06, 2022

 

 

Balance does not mean that everything gets equal weighting all the time

 

 

One of the biggest struggles of my adult life has been the elusive idea of work-life balance.  It seems like a simple concept.  First, determine your priorities.  Then, live your...

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The Audible Eye Roll: Reclaiming The Parts Of You That You Don't Like balance coaching Jun 29, 2022

 



I like to tell the story about the evening I met my wife.  We were out to dinner with a group of people, and she was sitting across the table from me.  As a friend said something annoying, I locked eyes with the stranger across the table and proceeded to roll my eyes.  She...

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Saying Yes To The Things That Matter balance goals Jun 22, 2022

 

 

Work-life balance has become increasingly popular over the last few years.  As a Gen-Xer, I prided myself on hard work and never turned down an opportunity.  There may have even been a side glance or an eye roll when I overheard a Millenial physician decline a new...

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The Dad I Want To Be balance family Jun 15, 2022

 

 

If you have young children, you might be familiar with the cartoon series Bluey.  For those unfamiliar, Bluey is a six-year-old Australian puppy full of curiosity and energy.  In each episode, Bluey and her younger sister, Bingo, engage in imaginative play.  I have...

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What's Your Why? goals Jun 08, 2022

 

 

“Working hard for something we do not care about is called stress, working hard for something we love is called passion.”

Simon Sinek, Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action



Have you ever set out to accomplish a new goal?  Maybe you...

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Being More Present balance family Jun 01, 2022

 

 

“Daddy, will you play with me?”

“Sure.  What do you want to play?”

“Let’s play dolls.”

“OK, sweetie.  Let’s play.”



Moments later, I start checking my phone, and my thoughts begin to swirl.  

  • Were there...
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How Do You Value Your Time? balance lifestyle May 25, 2022

 

 

Fact: No one will value your time as much as you do. 

 

Time is undoubtedly our most valuable and limited resource.  Every day, so many people and things vie for our time.  Our families, friends, patients, hospital administrators, and pharmaceutical...

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The Epidemic of Work Dread balance lifestyle May 18, 2022

 

 

Work dread.  Even if you didn’t know it had a name, you know the feeling.  It is that sensation in the pit of your stomach when you realize that the start of your workday or workweek is fast approaching, and you don’t want it to come.  Sometimes it begins...

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