Tag Archives: motivation
Finding Meditation to Deal with Burn-Out Yoga and meditation, two practices that I thought were reserved for seniors, hipster moms and hippies. But then again, when I was in my 20s and 30s I thought 40 was really old. Ha! … Continue reading
Step out of your comfort zone It’s time to make a point of stepping outside your comfort zone and getting comfortable with discomfort! Dare yourself to do something different today. Go on, try that red lipstick you’ve been meaning to … Continue reading
To celebrate International Self-Care Day, I’ll be posting a series of positive messages that I created to hopefully inspire you to do something nice for yourself once in a while! You’re worth it! Sincerely, Cass McD.
Part of Recovering from Burnout How I start my day has changed considerably when I was forced to cope with chronic pain that left me unable to sit or walk for months. Then I suffered from burnout which left me … Continue reading
Photo: Cassandra McD. Let me set the scene and you can tell me if this sounds all too familiar to you. You get a text message from your BFF. 2 images: (1) A new backpack and (2) two new pairs … Continue reading
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Change.” About a year ago I decided to stop relaxing my hair. Relaxing my hair meant going to the hair salon every 6 – 8 weeks to get my hair chemically straightened. … Continue reading
The truth is that your communications arsenal is dimished when you’re e-mailing, instead of speaking: you lose your powers of empathy, tone, charm, and nuance. You also risk failing to communicate entirely. if you have to cry go outside – … Continue reading
Once you enter a work-place, you’re surrounded by grown-ups, not friends. Your boss is not your boyfriend, and she’s not your therapist. She is the person who is paying you to do a job. if you have to cry go … Continue reading
The worst that could happen wasn’t crashing and burning it was accepting terminal bordom as the status quo.
It’s easier to swallow orders from a woman in a suit than one in plaid miniskirt.