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Feeling overwhelmed

Overwhelm is an overpowering feeling of reluctance or worry often related to responsibilities, self-expectations at work or in your personal life. Since this is of common occurrence, let's discuss why so many women leaders and other people are feeling overwhelmed and how to cope with this feeling. Why do people feel overwhelmed? We live in a world that is excessively…
April 10, 2024
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From summer vacation to back to school

For the past couple of months families have been on summer vacation without following much of a schedule. Children have been playing most of the day, eating lots of treats and going to sleeping late each night.  Now that is time to get back on a routine and it can be stressful for working mothers.  Here's how you can experience…
August 16, 2023
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6 tips to ease into the back to school routine

Students are now officially back to school in Texas. This summer ran fast as we tried to have some fun, relaxation, and for many, travel after almost three years in a pandemic.   Working mothers will have mixed feelings about this particular time of the year.  For some, this may be a well awaited time due to getting back into a…
August 24, 2022
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Business travel tips

As more places continue to open and live events become more common, there will be more business travel as the year goes by.  After being on the road and flying for a while, I can share some tips to help make your business travel less of a hassle.  Book the first flight of the day Usually the first flight of…
July 20, 2022
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How much work can you really get done?

Professional women who attend my time management workshops repeatedly express the same concern.  They comment that there is not enough time to complete all the necessary tasks and cross out items in their to-do lists. No matter how much they try to move things around, they get overwhelmed and feel they are not being fully productive. Today I will share…
July 5, 2022
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Make the best of working from home

Working from home sounds thrilling but it can be more challenging than it seems. We are all recently adjusting to working from home among family members who have their own work or school demands and many other possible distractions. Give yourself and your family a lot of room to adjust to the new dynamics.   Being flexible is necessary so please…
March 22, 2020
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Summer reading

Summer is here and this brings some well-deserved break. The kids are not in school and for most, the hectic routine slows down a bit. Thank goodness for vacation, right? We take time off and spend it with family and friends or even go on a trip. During the summer people are more willing to read books since they are…
June 20, 2017
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The Second Half

June is here! Can you believe the first half of the year has passed?  You know what that means, right? A little over six months ago many of you made goals and resolutions for this year. You made the decision to write down a list of things you wanted to accomplish. Were your resolutions to lose weight, run a marathon,…
June 6, 2017
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Do you do it all?

"How do you do it?"  I get asked this question almost on a daily basis. As a female Cardiologist, in solo private practice who is also a wife and mother, I happen to be asked this question a lot by other women in cardiology. Usually, these are younger women still in training who are either thinking about their future career…
February 21, 2017
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Weight Loss Beyond New Years Resolution

This post originally appeared on Certainly Her Patients ask me all the time about the best way to lose weight. They are either requesting a diet or an exercise program that I think is best for them. While I try to educate them about eating less calories, reducing food portions and exercising, there is another aspect of weight loss that…
December 28, 2016