mental health

How to be Honest About Mental Health at Work

How to be Honest About Mental Health at Work

A couple of weeks ago I had to bump my meeting twice, and it really bugged me.

Not because I had a more important meeting. Not because I had another meeting run late. Not because something better came up and I had to lie about why I couldn’t attend my meeting in the first place.

No, I had to bump my meeting three times because I was getting burnt out. I was getting down on myself. And when your mental fatigue and energy go, so do your thoughts…

3 Steps to Finally Get Control of Your Happiness

3 Steps to Finally Get Control of Your Happiness

“I’ve got everything I need and I’m still not happy. What’s wrong with me?”

Have you ever asked yourself that question?

Me too. Which sounds funny coming from a paraplegic 

But it’s true!

I can do a mental inventory of my life at any given moment - dream job as a motivational speaker, Paralympic medal hanging on the wall, I live in a beautiful city, have great friends - and realize that I’ve got it pretty good.

But it’s easy to forget.

Recently a friend reached out to me. He was struggling on the inside, even though he appeared to have it all it looking at his “outside”...

What to do when nothing is going right

What to do when nothing is going right

How many times have you been completely frustrated with the day, the week, and maybe the year? We've all been there at some point where it feels like nothing is going right for us, and we don't want to do, or what we do want to do we know is we want to pull our hair out. We want to scream. I punch things. I punch my car seat every now and then. I just punch the passenger seat because it's so frustrating when I'm driving around and nothing's going right.