Category: Work

5 Ways to Alleviate Schedule Congestion

One of the common themes I see in working with clients–particularly those trying to become more stress resilient–is that they suffer from something I’ll call “schedule congestion.” Do you suffer from schedule congestion? Besides feeling generally stressed or overwhelmed, here are 5 ways to know: You move from one appointment / obligation / meeting to…
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Living in fear, and what Faith has to do with it

It has become more apparent to me lately how much we all live in fear. Do you? I don’t just mean of the “big” things, like the fear my friends in the Austin area were dealing with RE the package bomber a short time ago, or even climate change or the political climate. I mean…
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A Different Kind of Motivation: Not Giving a F*ck

The other day one of my clients was feeling frustrated–I have seen this before, of course. There is always a point in the coaching process where one backslides a bit, where one gets frustrated that changes aren’t happening fast enough. It’s hard to see all the small wins when we have expectations, we’re impatient, and/or…
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Are You Having Trouble Losing Weight?

This is the last of a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Are You Having Trouble Losing Weight? In addition to the obvious conclusion that sitting for…
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That ouchy, achy, uncooperative body!

This is the sixth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Experience Frequent Aches & Pains? If you frequently experience aches and pains around…
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Anxious and/or Depressed? Help Yourself Now.

This is the fifth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Struggle with Anxiety or Depression? While there is still not enough information about…
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Who Isn’t Overwhelmed or Stressed Out?

This is the fourth in a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Do You Often Feel Overwhelmed or Stressed Out? Our days and nights, our work, home,…
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Are You Technically Addicted?

This is the third of a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. Are You Technically Addicted? A 2017 survey conducted by ReportLinker found that almost half of…
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Do You Have Difficulty Focusing Your Attention?

This is the second of a 7-part series in why you might consider doing a Technology Detox (a “Techtox”). I hope it gets you thinking about your use of technology and how it may be impacting your health and well-being. How Focused & Productive are You? One of the worries I hear from many adults…
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Sleep’s New Nemesis

Do you understand WHY experts advise us against device-light if we’re having trouble sleeping? Do you realize it applies more widely to light in general? If you supplement with melatonin, or have tried to, you should understand this concept.