August 19th is World Humanitarian Day. In 2019 it celebrates women humanitarian aid workers and their contribution. For me, it is also a time to reflect on how they can help each other persevere. Women humanitarian aid workers operate in complex work environments exacerbated by the conditions that led to the #MeToo and #Aidtoo movements. There… Continue reading What’s Necessary for Allyship Among Women
Category: Empowerment & Resilience
The Strategy for Rest
Are you exhausted? I mean do you feel drained by the end of your work day due to too much work, difficulty putting up healthy boundaries or effectively dealing with conflict? In a quiet moment, do you get a glimpse of a path laid out for you in the direction of burn-out? If… Continue reading The Strategy for Rest
What is Mindful Communication?
When delivering a new training I created on Mindful Communication recently, I knew a key challenge and aim would be demystifying what mindful communication is. I also knew I had to address a myth that it is some hippie-dippy, idealistic stuff. Mindful communication combines a pyscho-social, emotional intelligence approach with non-violent communication. It is the… Continue reading What is Mindful Communication?
Lessons In Smashing the Patriarchy: How to Achieve Success & Happiness!
My path to success and happiness lies in smashing the patriarchy. Let me explain: Smashing the patriarchy is not a rallying cry against men. It’s a call to examine the way I interact with people and how I treat myself. It’s the prompt to admit that the way I have lived for years does not serve me… Continue reading Lessons In Smashing the Patriarchy: How to Achieve Success & Happiness!
How to Feel Empowered When You Don’t!
Ever go into a meeting feeling anxious and defeated?? You feel you’ll open and close your mouth, words will come out but no one will listen to you or worse, they will shame or dismiss what you have said as inconsequential. Ever feel like that? I have. In order to be empowered you gotta feel it.… Continue reading How to Feel Empowered When You Don’t!
How to Accomplish Your Goals!
Instead of resolutions I set intentions. My intention this year is: Trust in rest. The reason I set this intention was because I was losing things during periods of being extremely busy. I felt that resting would lead to being present. I thought it would decrease the likelihood of losing things like a ring I… Continue reading How to Accomplish Your Goals!