Defy the Trend Articles
Empowering you to create a burnout-proof life.
You Don’t Need to Be Perfect. Just Intentional.
You can be authentic. You can be intentional. Be honest with yourself and your team. Pause and take little time to set an intention.
Courage: You Might Piss People Off
Having courage means having a soft front but also a strong back, as Buddhist teacher Roshi Joan Halifax has taught. The soft front means being open to new ideas, learnings and even criticisms. It means listening with your whole body, mind and heart to how people are feeling. Also having a strong back means holding up in the face of resistance when change needs to happen for the right reasons.
Connection: An Antidote to Burnout
Shoring up connections to ourselves, each other and our core foundation will not only help us survive; it will empower us to thrive. We were born for such a time as this. Let’s live into that birthright
9 Ways to Rest on Memorial Day (or any day off)
Pause for a moment before the weekend hits and really reflect on what you need. If you need more rest (and I suspect you do), consider some of these suggestions for true rest and renewal.
How restorative yoga can calm your jumpy mind and fidgety body
People are often put off of yoga and meditation because they think their mind is too jumpy and their body not strong or flexible enough. Restorative yoga can help you put those problems to rest.
Practice Curiosity to End Division
People can be taught almost any skill, but not if they aren’t open to it. Turning to wonder became a way that I practiced what I preached, and it enabled me to connect with a much broader range of people.
Let’s Transform Our Exhaustion
My yoga and meditation practices have helped me keep anxiety, depression and stress at bay. … Those practices not only help in the moment – they can help you and me heal over the long haul.
I didn’t even know I was lonely.
You can feel just as lonely by yourself at home as you do sitting in a room full of people. Loneliness is not really about being alone; it’s about feeling like you do not belong.
What do you want your life to look like?
There are loads of business plan templates and sales coaches, but few, if any, resources on how to design your business (or work in general) to fit your life rather than your life bending around your work. Let’s end that now.