The Power of Disconnecting: Celebrating National Unplugging Day habit health self-care stress

Enjoy a digital detox (or at least a digital diet) to feel and perform better.

I’m on my phone … a lot. I’ll admit it. I try not to use it when I should otherwise be present with others, but even then, I’m guilty of a quick under-the-table email glance. I’m working...

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Transform Challenges into Opportunities: The Power of Cognitive Reframing growth habit happiness mindset

Making lemonade as a strategy for success!

 

This past Monday was President’s Day, so our kids were off of school. We decided to grab lunch at their favorite place (Cane’s Chicken) and go see a movie (“Wonka”).

The box combo at Cane’s is a hefty meal, so we had...

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Using love as a secret weapon to help you feel and perform better! confidence self-care well-being

Modeling self-love and self-compassion on Valentine’s Day and beyond

 

Happy Valentine’s Day! 

On Valentine’s Day, we usually talk about showering love on others. Chocolates, roses, greeting cards, dinners out. It’s usually all about someone else.

But what if we...

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Seasons of life and work: It’s not about having it all; it’s about having what matters! change happiness having what matters self-care work/life balance

Navigate the seasons of work and life for optimum well-being and success!

 

I’m always watching for themes and patterns, and one thing that’s been coming up this last week in questions following the presentations I’m giving and in my private coaching is the theme of...

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Words Matter! Create a culture of caring and belonging using inclusive language. authenticity change growth mindset

Choose your words thoughtfully - words have power!

It’s been a busy few weeks in our home! After the holidays, we got out of the chilly Minnesota winter for a bit to escape to Florida. And since then, we’ve been using at least one day a week to visit colleges with our youngest...

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Compliments: The Legal Team's Recipe for Success 🍰 confidence happiness mindset

Whisk up well-being and performance with a pinch of compliments!

Is it just me, or is January flying by? How is it already the third week of January? That being said, as a Minnesotan, I’m already longing for sunnier, warmer days and just bought some tulip bulbs in a pot for my kitchen...

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Embrace the Healing Power of Nature growth health performance well-being

Elevate your legal game by stepping into the great outdoors.

 

I’m writing this from the patio at our AirBNB in Florida as our family wraps up a little “snow-bird” trip from frost-bitten Minnesota to balmy southern Florida! 

My family is still asleep, so I’m...

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Is a Tidier Desk Your Secret Weapon for Well-Being and Productivity? efficiency productivity simplicity well-being

5 Ways a Clean Workspace Can Improve Well-Being and Productivity

 

(Before I jump into this week’s thoughts, I wanted to point out the two programs coming up later in January - so after you read the “Note,” be sure to scroll down, check those programs out, register, and...

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What to do BEFORE you jump into your New Year’s resolutions change growth mindset

2023 is officially in the rearview mirror! As we bid farewell to 2023 and venture into the uncharted waters of 2024, it's crucial for lawyers and legal professionals to take a moment to reflect on the past year with a sense of gratitude. 

If you’re anything like me, 2023 likely brought...

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A Year-End Pause for Reflection and Restoration goals growth well-being

As we approach the end of another year, it's a perfect time to pause, reflect, and gather our strength for the journey ahead. I’ve been inspired by your dedication and growth throughout 2023, and I’m so grateful for your continued presence in our EsquireWell community.  

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Permission to not be “holly jolly” during the holidays holidays stress well-being

The winter solstice is this week on Thursday, December 21. It’s the longest day of the year. And the darkest day of the year.

The church I used to play the organ at always held an annual “Blue Christmas” service on the equinox. At first, when I heard about it, I didn’t get...

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The Underrated Value of Hobbies for Legal Professionals happiness health well-being

It seems like there are never enough hours in the day to get it all done. Work, family commitments, home management, community and volunteer activities, and so on, and so on.

What’s the first thing that falls off the list for many of us - hobbies. Our enjoyable pastimes and things we do...

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