Have an Easier Week with Mindfulness

Have an Easier Week with Mindfulness

Recently I was reading about mindfulness techniques that are helpful for athlete performance and realized just how easily these same tips could also be applied to former athletes and even non-athletes. What is mindfulness exactly? Mindfulness is allowing yourself to bring awareness to what is happening in the current moment. This involves being considerate of […]

Get Your Bossy Breakthrough

Get Your Bossy Breakthrough

As strong intelligent women we can often reject the need for validation, but the reality is we all like and need to hear words of affirmation from time to time.

Sifting Through and Accepting Criticism

Sifting Through and Accepting Criticism

Everyone’s a critic. We live in a world where it seems that everyone has an opinion about you and what you are doing. But because even well-intentioned advisors and critics are not always on target, it can be difficult to decide which advice or criticism is worth your while. So how do you go about […]

Stop Deflecting

Stop Deflecting

There’s a horrible habit that I’ve noticed that women practice on a regular basis, deflecting. Time and time again when compliments and praise are being handed out we suddenly become star running backs blocking tackles left and right on the way to snatching a cool 6 points… We don’t know how to accept compliments. We […]

The ABCs of Professionalism

The ABCs of Professionalism

My method for deciding if an action that I am contemplating is acceptable for the workplace, is asking myself, “Would my mama approve?” If she wouldn’t, then I can’t do it. If your behavior would embarrass your mother or your grandmother then I shouldn’t do it at work. Figure out a different way to handle the situation, Sis.

6 Common Mistakes Women Make in Our Careers

6 Common Mistakes Women Make in Our Careers

know, I know…you’re so busy trying to get home to your real friends, your families and other obligations that you just don’t have time for those boring, corny conversations with those people you work with.

How to Invest in Your Career Development

How to Invest in Your Career Development

Beyond working hard there are things that you can do to invest in your career development and growth, to diminish the possible impact of the “isms,” and turn yourself into an industry boss.

Fighting Like a Girl: My Battle with Breast Cancer

Fighting Like a Girl: My Battle with Breast Cancer

My story doesn’t start with a lump. I wasn’t massaging my breasts in the shower to check for lumps or “Feeling it on the First”. All boob meat felt lumpy to me so how would I even know if one of those lumps were good or bad? My story starts with blood on the bed sheets.

Women in Sports Who Beat Breast Cancer

Women in Sports Who Beat Breast Cancer

This week’s #BreastCancerAwareness post is all about survivors. We’re featuring some of the women in sports who successfully fought against the disease. Beyond being survivors, each of these women also became advocates in the fight against the disease. Martina Navratilova Martina Navratilova ended her career and remains one of the most successful players of all time. […]

Fitness & Breast Cancer

Fitness & Breast Cancer

If you are not living a healthy lifestyle, we encourage you to start taking steps to do so. Perhaps your waistline and your breasts will thank you.