My first visit to a Korean spa was a wonderful experience. So much so, that it has become an annual tradition! A few weeks ago, I enjoyed another decadent and relaxing day at a local spa with two friends. It was 9 glorious hours of pampering, bonding, and self-care! Here is a recap of our... Continue Reading →
Elite Wisdom & Inspiration: 7 Life Lessons from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Delayed by one year, but not denied, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games indeed took place. Every four years the world’s most elite athletes come together to show off their speed, artistry, stamina, and strength- results of years of dedication, sacrifice, and hard work. These people with superhuman physical abilities always impress me. As I tuned... Continue Reading →
Keeping the H first in Hiring!
Seismic shifts are happening in the workplace. The aftershocks of Covid-19 will continue to impact our professional lives for years to come. There are tons of articles discussing “The Great Resignation” and the challenge of returning to the office after full remote work. As job seekers apply to new opportunities and organizations scout for new... Continue Reading →
Christmas in July: My Gifts to Me
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Christmas in July is apparently a thing. I never really understood it until now. Last weekend was Murphy's law incarnate. The moment I returned from a much needed vacation, I was hit with news of a family emergency. I had several errands to run before taking a late night... Continue Reading →
To Be Honest or To Tell The Truth: The Art of Authenticity
The truth shall set you free is one of my guiding mantras. And yet I sway between being open and maintaining a little mystery. Don’t get it twisted now, I am not dishonest. I just discern what, when and with whom I share certain information. We all speak hard truths to ourselves, but we may... Continue Reading →
The early bird gets the worm, but the late lark gets one at a discount!
All my life I have been told the value of waking up early, arriving on time or in advance, and quickly starting the next task. I hate being rushed. So I often struggle with all of the above. We live in a society that values time only if it’s used productively. It seems that being... Continue Reading →
Putting Your PPE in Place: How to Prepare for your Post Pandemic Existence!
Summer, what feels like a post-pandemic summer, is here! Life is more open. Masks are coming off. People are out and about. Plans are being made and kept. And yet, I feel a bit stuck. I think the term is called languishing. Sure, it’s fantastic to meet friends at a restaurant and not stress if... Continue Reading →
2020 Chronicles was a project to collect people's real reel stories of life in 2020. I conducted 20 conversations between Thanksgiving Day 2020 and Feb. 20, 2021. These conversations will comprise the first series of the Soul Mix Suite Podcast. The first episode will debut on November 1st!