Often when women are casually dating or moving towards a committed relationship, we hesitate to share our thoughts and feelings with the man due to the fear of coming across as needy and clingy. Why? Usually out of fear this will push him away. However by not freely expressing ourselves, we run into the danger of not.. read more →

All too often, clients come to me complaining of work-related stress. Sadly, a growing number are trying to mask the symptoms by popping the trendy anxiety and/or pain med du jour rather than digging down to understand and manage the underlying cause(s) of their stress. I believe the root cause of much of our stress can be found in the structure of the modern-day workplace. read more →

01 Oct 2015
October 1, 2015

Overcoming the Fear of Being Alone

Is it better to be in an unhappy or unfulfilling relationship or not in a relationship at all?  That depends upon who you ask.  As a happy yet never-married woman of 50 who counsels singles and couples, I have firsthand experience with both sides of this dilemma. The fear of being alone reflects many negative.. read more →

10 May 2015
May 10, 2015

Top Tips for Networking Success

Whether you’re looking for a new job or your next consulting gig or need to expand your professional reach, it is crucial to invest your time networking with those you know and haven’t yet met.  Every new job, consulting project, or client I’ve ever landed came through someone I already knew or was introduced to. .. read more →

Are you a great conversationalist? So many of us would like to think we are, though as with any skill, it takes knowledge, awareness, and practice. But what does it really mean to be a great conversationalist? Certainly the main premise is that of a give and take of words, but what makes a conversation interesting, meaningful, and enjoyable? As with many things, there is both art and science involved. read more →