This Is Now – Empower Blog

This Is Now – Empower Blog

A year ago, when Covid was running rampant through our lives, there was a shared fear that led to a coming together of many social divides and political leanings. We were all in this together. Groceries were being left on doorsteps. People wanted to trust...
Choose To Challenge – Empower Blog

Choose To Challenge – Empower Blog

I am writing this dispatch on International Women’s Day. I learned this morning that the inaugural celebration of womanhood happened in 1911. I learned that on this day we are to celebrate the social, cultural, economic, and political achievements of women. I learned...
Boundaries – Empower Blog

Boundaries – Empower Blog

Now more than ever, I am seeing—both in my personal life and my role as an executive coach—the challenge of setting boundaries, and the risks of failing to do so. Without the physical separation of home and office, the lines and short spaces in time that define and...
Unwelcome Wrinkles – Empower Blog

Unwelcome Wrinkles – Empower Blog

It’s quite impossible to write about life without reference to the pandemic. It is affecting how we live. How we work. How we feel. The smallness of our world has created, within me, an intensity of noticing. Not only of my surroundings. Of my hair, my limbs, my face,...
Trash Talk – Empower Blog

Trash Talk – Empower Blog

I love writing. I love injecting a personal story into the middle of an account about an observation, feeling, philosophy, or passion that is current in my life. When my writing lacks the connective tissue of an anecdote, my beloved friend and editor patiently sends...
I’m Worth It – Empower Blog

I’m Worth It – Empower Blog

The insight and self-awareness that I am experiencing during this Covid wave rushes in and washes over me like a tidal surge. It flattens me and recedes with my skin feeling prickly and exposed, my bones and brain battered. I stand wondering where to start on the...