Carron got her groove back!

Today I got a call out of the blue from someone who had a free session with me many moons ago following a group session I did for women called "Unleashing Your True Potential". I couldn't remember the name immediately but once she described herself - I knew EXACTLY who it was. Carron, a fashion … Continue reading Carron got her groove back!

Put Away the Knife…

Of shame, blame, fear and remorse. By Marcia Reynolds, PsyD Elizabeth Gilbert of Eat, Pray, Love fame gave the closing keynote at the Women's Conference I spoke at in Omaha. Her brief yet powerful speech left us all feeling a little less crazy and immensely more content with life. I don't think she would mind … Continue reading Put Away the Knife…

The Burden of Greatness

When artists create masterpieces and bestsellers, they feel an unrealistic expectation to repeat the miraculous. The same is true for many high-achieving women. This obsessive pursuit can lead to great accomplishments. It can also lead to frustration, exhaustion and a disconnection from ourselves and our emotions. No doubt this has an effect on our relationships … Continue reading The Burden of Greatness

Why are we so afraid to stand out?

The year was 1970. I was staring at a picture larger than life of Angela Davis, (an American political activist and university professor who was associated with the Black Panther Party for Self Defense and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), on my brother’s bedroom wall. I was 6 years old. I didn’t know anything about … Continue reading Why are we so afraid to stand out?

We teach people how to treat us

This is the second article in the "Women In Leadership Series". If you missed the first one you can read it here. In today's article my colleague Dr. Marcia Reynolds addresses how Smart Strong Women Teach People How to Treat Them. I am amazed at how many articles today still portray women as all alike … Continue reading We teach people how to treat us