Category: Well-Being

  • Weaving the Inner Light: Cultivating Individual and Societal Spirituality

    Weaving the Inner Light: Cultivating Individual and Societal Spirituality

    Individuals and society are very similar in some ways. Both have beliefs and expectations that guide how we think, feel and act. Examples of these could be laws, religion, spirituality and secularism. These examples provide sanctions (rewards and punishments) to reinforce and/or deter certain behaviors. They serve a purpose to give us structure. Structures create…

  • Mindset Matters: Locus of Control

    Mindset Matters: Locus of Control

    Locus of Control refers to our own perception about the underlying main causes of events in our own life. There are two types of control that are on a continuum: Internal Locus of Control and External Locus of Control.

  • Mindset Matters: Positivity – How to use it and what to avoid

    Mindset Matters: Positivity – How to use it and what to avoid

    Positivity is a framework to work through a negative situation. It allows you to address the challenge as it is while also remaining optimistic in the outcomes.

  • Mindset Matters – Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    Mindset Matters – Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    Growth mindset is the key to our fulfillment in life. When we adopt this mindset, it allows us to try new things which either show us a strength or gives us an opportunity to learn something new. Both of those builds confidence, humility and resiliency. We need those elements for positive well-being.

  • Goal Setting for Success

    Goal Setting for Success

    Goal setting is both an art and a science that requires creating an environment and mindset where you can create powerful goals that you can achieve.

  • There’s No “Family” in Team

    There’s No “Family” in Team

    This push to call your team a family is actually a misguided attempt to identify the group as something else: a cohesive team.

  • Vulnerability and Gay Men – My Journey

    Vulnerability and Gay Men – My Journey

    Vulnerability. This is a topic that I talk about regularly at work. When I am working with leaders and teams, the conversation often comes back to the concept of vulnerability and vulnerable-based trust for healthy relationships. In “Daring Greatly”, Dr. Brene Brown describes vulnerability as “uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure“. It is choosing to share…

  • Mental Health Awareness – 5 Things You Need to Know

    Mental Health Awareness – 5 Things You Need to Know

    Today I has the opportunity to moderate the “You Are Not Alone” panel for our Mental Health Summit at work. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This month of awareness is to help break the stigma of mental health and mental illness. It is to normalize that mental health is a part of the human…

  • Development is Empowerment

    Development is Empowerment

    Development is a key tool for empowerment.

  • Why Friendship is Important

    Why Friendship is Important

    Friendship is a unique relationship that can profoundly impact our lives. We need friendships for overall well-being. #friendship #friendshipisimportant