Flipping Off the Holidays: A Cautionary Rant

Most wonderful time of the year? I don’t think so!

Most triggering time of the year, more likely.

If you are over the age of six and have figured out that Santa was a hoax, the thrill is gone.

It’s early December and I have already had several teary phone calls with friends and clients about this season of unrealistic expectations.

Seriously, wake me up on January 5 when we all go back to work and forget about this happy horse poop. I am done with the whole thing – and the onslaught has just started. Continue reading

Recalibrate! A 10-Day Exploration of Why We’re More Depressed


Are you struggling to make sense of things? Feeling anxious or depressed about what’s happening in your life or the world?

Are you wondering what the new normal looks like?

Or if we’ll ever slow down enough to have a new normal?

Do you feel like you have almost constant jet lag?

Are you experiencing more than your share of WTF moments?

If you are, you’re not alone.

I have created a 10-day eCourse to explore the Top 10 reasons why we’re more depressed, and what you can do to feel better. Continue reading

This Isn’t Working! Why We’re More Depressed Than Ever.

This Isn’t Working!
Top 10 Reasons Why We’re More Depressed Than Ever

Our current state

In her viral TEDx Houston talk, clinical researcher Dr. Brené Brown said, “We are the most in-debt, obese, addicted, and medicated adult cohort in U.S. history.”

Her declaration has been stuck in my head for years.

Clearly, this isn’t working for many – if not most – of us.

I don’t think it’s going to get any better until we dig into what’s making us so miserable.

Having spent a few months thinking about it and interviewing people for The Depression Discussions™: The Conversations Entrepreneurs Need to Have, I have come up with the following Top 10 reasons why we’re more depressed than ever. Continue reading