Tag Archives: awareness

to focus

Giving Your Brain What It Needs to Focus

Do you need help paying attention? That’s what we’re talking about today, from being able to focus, maybe at work, to giving the people you love and aspects of your life the attention they need. I read an interview with… more →

Planning

Planning in a Time When Planning Is Impossible

Planning is nearly impossible right now. Will schools be back in the fall? Is it safe to fly, and even if we decide it’s safe, will flights be canceled? If you’ve been furloughed, when will you get called back? Will… more →

People-Please

Resist That Urge To People-Please!

There’s something you want to keep in mind any time you’re tempted to people-please. And it’s this: everyone is on their own journey. Meaning, two things: There is only so much you can do for anyone else. You can’t make… more →

keeping a contact journal

Help Flattened the Curve by Keeping a Contact Journal

A huge piece of the work of minimizing an outbreak of any infectious disease is called contact tracing—it’s the tedious, old-fashioned work of figuring everyone an infected person has come into contact with and then reaching out to those people… more →

acceptance

Acceptance Is Your Secret Weapon

We can try to power through this pandemic, but ultimately, there are so many things that are outside our control. This is a wild time. It’s not normal. We should not be holding ourselves to normal standards. Like, having a… more →

Judgment Might be Trying to Tell You

What Your Judgment Might be Trying to Tell You

We are all judging each other, times a million right now. Judgment feels really righteous and kind of awesome in the moment, because we’re feeling that not only are we right about something, but someone else is wrong. It makes… more →