5 Ways to “Be You”

Authenticity is popular these days. Celebrity media campaigns encourage marginalized youth to be themselves. Even my kids’ summer camp has “Be You” listed as a core value–not just for campers, but also for counselors and camp staff. But what does it even mean to “be you”? The fabulous Jeffrey Marsh, of #NoTimeToHateMyself fame and author […]

A Family Guide for Surviving the Summer

Routine out the window? Follow these three steps to make the season less chaotic and more joyful.

While not all of summer is destined to feel like a day at the beach, setting routines and expectations for the season can make it more manageable and enjoyable for the whole family. I am a creature of routine. I like my daily habits. Which makes the summer rather problematic for me; three of our four […]

How — and Why — to Go on a REAL Vacation

3 tips to help you relax on your next vacation.

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Nearly 40 percent of US employees feel like they have too much work to take a vacation. But research suggests you’ll be happier, healthier, and more productive if you do. Last year, I was invited by KJ Dell’Antonia of The New York Times to coach Julie, a partner at a law firm who was feeling […]