3003, 2020

Cultivating A Gratitude Practice

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Burnout, Life Transitions|0 Comments

In the midst of the fear and panic of COVID-19, it feels so important to find gentle and realistic ways to protect our physical and mental health. A gratitude practice can be one way we ground ourselves, deepen our perspective, and validate the complexity of our experience. Here's a post on how we can cultivate this practice in a more authentic and gentle way. What [...]

2403, 2020

Work From Home Burnout Prevention Tips

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: Burnout, Life Transitions, Workplace Stress|0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic can really and understandably bring up a lot of stress. Fears about losing control can come up, and we might, in an effort to feel more grounded, look for ways to regain that control and agency. Sometimes though, we can lean into patterns that can be less healthy for us. One (unhealthier) way we might try to regain control is by throwing [...]

1301, 2020

How to Offer Kindness To Ourselves During Tough Times

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: Burnout, Life Transitions|0 Comments

January can be a powerful month for many of us. It's a time of reflection, action, and creativity. Sometimes though that reflective process can get out of hand! We might notice all the ways things did not go according to plan or the ways we didn't show up the way we wished. We might even then start criticizing ourselves which can zap our self-worth and [...]

2810, 2019

Why We Don’t Listen to Ourselves and What to Do About It

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Dating & Relationships, Social Identities, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  Margarita Tartakovsky,  an associate editor at PsychCentral reached out to me with these thought provoking questions about the barriers to listening to ourselves, and how we can shift this pattern. Here are her questions with my responses, which I hope help you in your journey in reconnecting with yourself! Q1: Why do so many of us not listen to ourselves?  It was at least [...]

309, 2019

Shifting The Perfectionism Pattern: South Asian edition

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Social Identities, Workplace Stress|0 Comments

How perfectionism holds the South Asian diaspora back, and what we can do to break free Perfectionism in the South Asian diaspora is a real thing. As a community, we value survival and stability so much that we place a lot of pressure to make sure we do our best to get ahead. Sometimes the mindsets we develop and teach down generations can have drawbacks [...]

907, 2019

Burnout Recovery & Prevention

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: Burnout, Workplace Stress|0 Comments

Burnout is usually a slow and gradual process – one that tends to rob people of their passion, their motivation, and energy, leaving them instead with feelings of exhaustion, disillusionment, and frustration. But as overwhelming as burnout can feel, recovering is possible. Here are tips to help you recover if you’re experiencing burnout. These tips can also be really helpful to implement to prevent burnout. 1. Strengthen [...]