Ankylosing Spondylitis Journey, Happiness, health coaching, Physical Wellness, Working Mom, Working Parent Life

Returning to Work from Maternity Leave and Depression at One Year Post Partum.

Currently I’m working through a hard season.  I'm in a disease flare-up (severe exhaustion and pain) and a depressive episode.  The two intermingle and make it a very difficult time mentally, emotionally and physically. The gravitational pull is hard to overcome and this is where self-care checklists feel almost impossible to accomplish. You're just in… Continue reading Returning to Work from Maternity Leave and Depression at One Year Post Partum.

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Happiness, Personal Development, Productivity, time management

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Add this Approach to your Time Management.

Time management. It’s a word that fascinates me. I study it. I present on it. I coach clients and students in this topic extensively. It is one of the most frequent requests that I get. When we want to improve ourselves – either professionally or personally, the first place many of us go, is google. A close second is people we… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Add this Approach to your Time Management.

Firefighter Wife, grief, Grounding, Happiness, Physical Wellness, Working Mom

The 5 Things You Can Do to Cope with Stressful Life Events

   I spent the final month before returning to work alternating between mixed emotions (Excited! Sad! Scared! Happy! Yes! No!) about going back to work. I kept myself busy and constantly reminded myself to focus on the present moment and just enjoy my time with the kids.  What is the point of trying to anticipate… Continue reading The 5 Things You Can Do to Cope with Stressful Life Events