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Arthritis and agency: What I realized about my habits

Arthritis and agency: What I realized about my habits

I recently returned to physical therapy to address the arthritis that developed in my right big toe. It was really cramping my style (excuse the pun) while exercising, and I was over it. When I was first diagnosed by my podiatrist (this is not my first rodeo with foot...

Procrastination: It’s not a four-letter word

Procrastination: It’s not a four-letter word

Everywhere you look it seems you can find articles about how to work when you don’t feel like it, or how not to procrastinate. Inherent in these writings, there are often subtle (or not so subtle) admonishments about not doing that one thing or things on that nagging...

Getting in your own way? How to overcome self-sabotage

Getting in your own way? How to overcome self-sabotage

I was working with an extremely motivated client recently. He had proactively solicited feedback from his managers and peers via an assessment and received some fantastic input. It was compelling, specific and actionable. The best kind. As he was very eager to get to...

Is it me? Or do we just disagree?

Is it me? Or do we just disagree?

Ever had a colleague you had trouble getting along with? Where the relationship seemed like oil and water?  You just didn’t mix. I was talking with a client the other day who was upset about an encounter with a colleague. It was not the first one like this. She...

Being afraid: What a song reminded me about fear

Being afraid: What a song reminded me about fear

I typically have music on while I work. It gets me in the focus and concentration groove and I always jot down a new artist or song that captures my attention. One morning this week, I was working and jamming to my favorite station and Be Afraid by Jason Isbell and...

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