Carrying the Mental Load

How many things did you have to plan ahead or think about just to get out of the house this morning? If you’re like me, you lose count and all of these steps like making your lunch, feeding the dog, and double-checking that you locked the door because the steps become...

Gendered Attention in Classrooms

Over the last few years, students across America have transitioned from online to in-person learning (and, sometimes, back to online again). As our children return to their classrooms, however, they are not only adjusting to new rules about mask-wearing and hand...

Research Revelations on the Empty Nest

Last week’s blog was a reflection on my and my clients’ experiences transitioning to an empty nest. Since I’m all about using science to IGNITE change, I thought this week we’d dive a little deeper into research about how parents may react when their children leave...

Coaching, Motherhood, and Careers

Work can be stressful no matter who you are or what you do. But for many of half the world’s population of women, an additional stress underlies professional and work concerns – motherhood. Many women either consider or decide to take a career break after having...

Introducing ‘Research Revelations’

There’s a LOT of junk out there in the coaching world – empty promises, false claims, glitzy marketing – but there is also a TON of excellent evidence-based strategies that science suggests are effective. And, unfortunately, it’s NOT always easy to tell...