how to reframe thoughts when you feel out of control

How to Reframe Thoughts When You Feel Out of Control

We talk about the government shutdown, and real-life examples of how it’s affecting people who work for the federal government – and people who don’t. We also talk about how not having control over a basic thing like when you’re going to get paid can cause catastrophizing and black and white thinking. Then we close out to talk about how we can get more compassionate politicians to help us avoid this mess in the first place.

Why Gratitude is powerful in life and leadership

Why Gratitude is Powerful in Life and Leadership

Let’s just start with the basics. What is gratitude? It’s the quality of being thankful.

Every year at Thanksgiving time, messages constantly tell us how important it is to be thankful.

First, let’s acknowledge that not everyone considers Thanksgiving a time to be thankful. Just last week I talked to a Native American woman who told me she doesn’t eat at all on Thanksgiving Day because she doesn’t acknowledge it as a holiday to celebrate.

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why gratitude makes you a more powerful leader

Why Gratitude Makes You a More Powerful Leader

Too often we think of surrendering as negative. Surrendering isn’t just done in a time of war — and it doesn’t have to mean giving up — it’s also surrendering to the good. It’s seeing and hearing what is around you so are able to receive opportunities and love. On this episode of the podcast, I talk about why surrendering to gratitude makes us better leaders.