Unlock Creativity and Resilience: The Benefits of Finding Delight happiness mindset money well-being

Joy Matters: A Legal Professional’s Guide to Finding Delight in Small Things

 

I’ve been trying to see the Northern Lights for years. I have an app to alert me when a sighting is possible. I’m in the “Aurora Chasers” Facebook group. Every time I’d hear the...

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Embracing the Power of Old (and New) Ties: Networking lessons learned over brunch change growth happiness productivity

How connections are important to your well-being, growth, and success!

 

Last Saturday morning, I had the delightful opportunity to serve as the emcee for the University of Minnesota School of Law Alumnae Brunch, hosted by the Minnesota Law AluMNae Network during our alumni weekend. 

As...

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Lessons from the Road: Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, and Well-Being on a Solar Eclipse Adventure happiness mindset self-care work/life balance

What we learned on our great eclipse roadtrip!

Earlier this week, I had an incredible (maybe once-in-a-lifetime) opportunity to take a road trip with my daughter, who's in her sophomore year of college, from Minneapolis to Indianapolis to witness the awe-inspiring solar eclipse. 

(Did you...

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Embracing Happiness in the Legal World: Lessons from World Happiness Day happiness mindset well-being work/life balance

How to counteract being in an unhappy profession in an unhappy country!

 

Yesterday (March 20) was the “United Nations International Day of Happiness”, and it also marked the release of the annual “Happiest Countries” report. (Here’s the full report in case you...

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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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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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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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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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Focus on Well-Being in the 2023 Home Stretch! happiness self-care stress

Welcome to December! It’s that complicated time of year where many of us try to celebrate holidays and fill our homes with peace, love, and joy while feeling the opposite at work!

We get to experience the competing emotions of joy and stress. As courtrooms and boardrooms grow quiet and...

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The surprising power of simple pleasures happiness mindset simplicity

Happy Monday! I hope you had a terrific weekend!

It’s hard to believe that summer is basically over. Many of you with school-age kids have already taken your “first day of the new school year” pictures and put your kids on the bus for their first day of school.

Here in...

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I don't usually "go rogue" but I will on this ... happiness self-care stress

This past weekend, I took a quick trip down to my hometown of Franklin Grove, Illinois (population: 950). The kids were occupied at various camps and activities, and my husband (Ryan) and I were able to get away just the two of us which was particularly nice because Saturday was our 23rd wedding...

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Being content: Is what you have the thing you hoped for? happiness mindset stress

Hello and Happy Monday!

The last few days have been a whirlwind for me - and it got me thinking of you and something you might resonate with.

Last Thursday, I flew from Minnesota (my home base) to Florida. On Friday, I spoke four times at a partner retreat, then I flew to California to speak at...

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