Compassion in Times of Uncertainty: Coronavirus Crisis

There’s a lot of uncertainty going on in the world right now.

The impact of the coronavirus has been bigger than most of us imagined. There have been huge impacts on how we live, and how we work. At the center are humans, people like you and me.

That’s why I wanted to share some thoughts and tips on compassion in times of uncertainty. Compassion for others and ourselves. ❤️

More than ever, compassion is needed.

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How to Make a Good Impression in Video Meetings

Many teams are currently being told to work from home. Are you one of them?

How you show up virtually matters, so I made a video to help. It’s full of tips for how to make a good impression in video meetings.

Much of my work life has been online for the past 4 years. I’ve been working remotely across many different countries and time zones as a marketing comms consultant and transformational coach.

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How to Hold Space & Better Support Your Loved Ones

Often times when people are going through hard times, we try to be there for them. However, sometimes we mean well but aren’t able to hold space and listen without judgment.

As a Transformational Coach, one of the most significant things I’ve learned in my coaching training is how to hold space and truly support others while keeping the focus on them.

I saw first hand the need for compassionate support when my ceiling collapsed in our old apartment and we were suddenly homeless.

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How to Kick Ass With an Accountability Partner

Steps you need to accomplish your #goals with the help of a friend 

A little over a year ago, my friend and I gave birth. Not to a tiny human, but to a special kind of relationship that would radically transform both our lives.

And so our Accountability Partnership was born.

It all began with a Facebook post where I mentioned feeling stuck. After my mom died I had trouble writing and really wanted to get out of a funk.…

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What I Learned Moving to Berlin- 10 Lessons From an American Expat

When was the last time you had to begin all over again?

For me, it was last year when I boarded a one-way flight from San Francisco to Berlin. Alone and nervous. Ready yet still so naive.

I arrived on a crisp November day with two pieces of luggage, a broken heart from losing my mom to cancer, and a too-thin jacket from California. As I stepped through the falling leaves, teeth chattering in the cold, I thought to myself “Holy shit, it’s finally happening.

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Burning Man: 10 Ways It’s Not Just a Giant Desert Party with Faux Fur & Drugs

I have to admit, before I went to Burning Man I was like many of you out there — certain that it wasn’t for me.

Friend: You still haven’t been to Burning Man yet?

Me: Um, you mean pay money to fry in the desert for a week with no showers? Who would voluntarily subject themselves to that kind of “vacation” *cough* torture*cough*? Especially while I could spend the week on a beach in Spain drinking wine instead?

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How Blockchain Could Make Life & Death Easier for Families

Today I want to talk about two very important topics: Blockchain and Death. They might seem unrelated but actually blockchain could really make life and death easier for families. I would know. Blockchain technology could’ve helped mine when I lost my mom to cancer.

You might not care about blockchain (yet) and may be asking yourself, “What the heck does blockchain have to do with my family?”

Well, I’d like to share my story with you.

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100 Days of Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Finding the extraordinary in the ordinary has changed my life.

I have always tried to appreciate the little things in my seemingly ordinary life. However, I had no idea that a daily practice for 100 days would help me get through the most difficult loss of my life. What began as an art project became a cathartic journey and my saving grace.

When the 100 days began, my mom was relatively healthy.

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First Aid For Someone Who Has Lost a Parent

It’s the life-changing event that no one can ever prepare for. The news that no one wants to ever receive. How could the person who gave you life no longer be alive? It doesn’t make sense. There must be a mistake. Maybe they’re just sleeping? It can’t be. You lose your breath.

Can’t believe. Can’t breathe. Won’t believe. Must breathe...

Your chest hurts so bad you feel like someone has mercilessly ripped your heart out.

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33 Lessons I’ve Learned in 33 Years of Living

Tomorrow is my birthday.

It’s my first birthday without my mom, the person who gave me life. We lost her last June after a seven-year journey with blood cancer. I miss my mom so much. We used to spend every birthday together and ever since her passing, I haven’t been able to write publicly. However, I believe that she would want me to so here I begin again.

Where to begin again?

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