Archive: August 2019

Musings on wholebeing@work
Being okay with being uncomfortable

Being okay with being uncomfortable

I knew today was going be tough. Friday was the drop off of my son to his new college 2 hours north and yesterday we did the same routine but headed 3 hours west to drop off my daughter. I did not cry at either goodbye. Perhaps it was shock that this moment was actually here. In preparation for...

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Are you ready to fly?

Are you ready to fly?

My own empty nest So later this week we will drop my daughter, my youngest, off at college and bring my son, who took a gap year after a freshman year in college, to a new school. The flying, empty nest talk is all around me. The excitement I feel about these new beginnings feels like whiplash...

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Are you a mouth breather?

Are you a mouth breather?

If you are a Stranger Things fan you’ll remember early in Season 1 the big insult with the kids (remember the show's time frame is the early 80’s) was to call someone a mouth breather. Mike explains to Eleven when she doesn’t understand what a mouth breather is “you know… a dumb...

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An August reset

An August reset

This past week our team has been thinking a lot about how to reset as we roll into August. For many people, this is time for those last few weekends at the shore, a summer vacation or time at a favorite summer place. Our family went to Wellfleet in August and it took me many years to realize the...

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From overwhelmed to reset

From overwhelmed to reset

Feeling overwhelmed Are you feeling overwhelmed with too much to do?  Wishing you had the month of August to be away, at the beach, the mountains, or anywhere else but at your desk? Does it feel too late to make any plans? It is hard not to feel overwhelmed sometimes. I begin to feel I am...

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