Are You Tired of Eating Your Words?

Have you ever choked down the words you wanted to say, or spoken up for yourself and then ate your words in the next breath by backtracking? Have you been there? A friend told me recently that she spoke up for herself at work recently but then second-guessed herself later and sent an email taking back everything she initially said. Bummer.

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How to Navigate Triggering Conversations During the Holiday Season

Think of the last time someone made an uncomfortable comment about food or weight, or any other awkward or triggering situation—how did it feel, and how did you respond? Perhaps you felt a lump in your throat, a tightness in your chest, or maybe your shoulders tensing up toward your ears. Maybe you said nothing, laughed awkwardly along, or stopped eating even though you wanted more.

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She was at the Mandalay Bay

We received this email after the horrific shooting in Las Vegas – it fills our hearts and fuels our passion so we wanted to share here as well.  Sending LOVE and EMPOWERMENT to the world!

“Hi Ladies, member of Camp Hoo-Ha here. Just want to thank you…

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How do you see those around you?

Many high performing professionals struggle to have healthy boundaries at work and in their personal lives. Is hard for you to say no? I realize that sometimes we feel like we can't say no at work when projects or tasks are assigned to us or when we work in …

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