Cultivate…SAFETY by Approaching Conflict as a Collaborator

Emotional safety isn’t just a touchy-feely concept. Study after study shows it is not only key to mental health, but also innovation and success. In fact, Google completed a two year study to find out what made some of their teams more high-performing than others. Guess what they discovered was the number one factor for…

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Cultivate…SAFETY by understanding the need for vulnerability

In this brief 4-minute video, Dr. Brene Brown explains that the number one casualty of a fear-based culture is vulnerability. When we don’t feel safe we shut down. Why does it matter if we lose vulnerability? It matters because, as Dr. Brown says, “vulnerability is the birthplace of everything we are hungry for.”

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Cultivate…SAFETY by learning to set boundaries

The busyness and obligations of the holidays are often a good time to start thinking about boundaries! Good boundaries help protect your physical and emotional SAFETY. Boundaries can create stronger bonds and lessen the opportunity for resentment in relationships. Setting boundaries is a skill, though, and one we likely weren’t taught. We have to learn…

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Cultivate… SAFETY by improving sleep with gratitude!

On our fourth day of gratitude week, we will talk about how gratitude cultivates safety by improving the quantity and quality of sleep we get. Sleep is very important as it restores the body and mind and refresh us for the next day. However, lack of sleep quantity and quality has been linked to lower…

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