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Discover – The Discovery
The first stage of “the lifestyle” is to really discover who you are in each of the roles you perform. We focus a lot on role of “self” in this stage – how you show up in all the roles of your life are rooted in the foundation of who you are.
In my last article we talked about how to improve patience with a few tips like getting a new perspective by observing other cultures. I also talked a bit about my personal definition of patience.
In my efforts to improve how I show up in the world with my kids, my husband, and my clients I have been looking at both areas where I excel and areas where I could use some up leveling. One of the areas where I think I can continue to evolve is my pursuit of patience. I define patience as my personal capacity to accept with grace any delay, challenge, or discomfort without getting pissed-off or silently judging others.
Many new mothers dream of becoming their own boss. Sadly, however, few ever pursue their passions professionally. We get so wrapped up in our children and our responsibilities that we either give up our careers altogether or go back to working a 9 to 5.
I have really been looking forward to writing this post. Interestingly this topic has come up in a few different areas of my life. The first instance was when I was re-reading “42 Rules of Product Management: Learn the Rules of Product Management from...
Stack the Deck Back in the days of the wild west, poker players use to keep their cards low on the table and close to their vests. They did this to make sure no one else could see their cards and to avoid other players getting the upper hand by changing their...
This is one of those things that I talk about often with clients. They tell me they are busy all day long, but they are not getting the important things done. Or they tell me that they know they are procrastinating on doing something, so they put it off...
Years before I the kids, I had that friend. You know that friend. The one that you go everywhere with. The one that you call for no reason. The one that everyone tells you is bad for you, but you don’t listen. Wait … what? Yeah, that...
Shifting Anxiety Towards Positive Action. When we are confronted with anxious or worrisome events our bodies react differently than when faced with a normal situation. This causes the fight or flight response to naturally respond. Some people automatically go into fight mode. A majority of us respond with flight and the mental repercussion is transformed into anxiety and stress. And when we go into flight mode all the blood rushes out of our brain and into our limps so we can run away, meaning we are not thinking our most effectively.
At some point in our lives, we all deal with painful and negative emotions. Whether those emotions are fear, anxiety, resentment, or other fear-based emotions, if we do not learn to manage those emotions properly, they can get the best of us and destroy us.
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I had never felt anxious before – and I am positive I never wanted to feel it again.