Articles

4 things you can learn from people who succeed later in life - There is no universal definition of success — it’s yours to decide. July 2020

She Was Done (blog post) - "She was done not fully being herself. She realized she was the only self she could be—and not being unapologetically true to herself was a disservice to her soul and the world". January 2016

On Coronavirus Lockdown? Look for Meaning, Not Happiness - Why cultivating “tragic optimism” will help us weather this crisis — and even grow from it. April 2020

‘The Freedom of My 50s Is Amazing’: Women Share Stories of Midlife Reinvention - A Wall Street Journal article about women forging new paths in middle age prompts an outpouring of reader response. July 2019 (subscription to WSJ required)

Strategies to Pull Yourself Out of a Bad Mood - How to take control of your emotions when things aren’t going your way. March 2019

What to do when you think you don’t matter - What should a meaningful life be about? It’s an important question. Unfortunately, the answer is not likely to be found on social media. July 2019

How to Shift Toward a Growth Mindset - More and more sources tell us that a growth mindset is preferred over a fixed mindset. Most people I interact with are on board with that idea. However, as I was asked recently, “How do you shift to a growth mindset?” Nov 2019

A Life Coach Isn't a Therapist, But Here's What They Do - Think of them like an action-oriented mentor who can help you reach your goals. Oct 2019

What Goal-Setting Does to Your Brain and Why It's Spectacularly Effective - Goal setting is a scientifically proven way to restructure your brain cells so that you're massively more successful. Oct 2019

A New Way to Treat Hot Flashes—With Talk Therapy - A novel emerging approach offers women an alternative to hormone therapy for debilitating menopausal symptoms. Oct 2019 (subscription to WSJ required)

3 reasons successful professionals hire a life coach - Can you guess what Oprah, Serena Williams, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Jackman, and Bill Gates all have in common? January 2019

Anxiety Looks Different in Men Instead of coming across as nervousness or worry, anxiety in men often appears as anger, muscle aches or alcohol use—leading many men to go undiagnosed July 2019 (subscription to WSJ required)

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School - How much of what you learned in school do you still remember? Even more importantly, how much of it do you actually use on a daily basis? July 2019

It’s Never Too Late to Start a Brilliant Career - Our obsession with early achievement shortchanges people of all ages. Research shows that our brains keep developing deep into adulthood and so do our capabilities. May 2019 (subscription to WSJ required)

Gender Approaches to Decision Making - Leadership decision making and the implications of male ‘thinking’ and female ‘feeling’ approaches. March 2019

Know Your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator? Use Your Results To Your Advantage - One of the most common personality assessments out there is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). March 2018

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