Controversial Take: Open Door Policies are not all they're cracked up to be. Welcome to the first edition of Little Girl Found's Leadership Lessons. Here, we will learn how to suck less at motivating, inspiring, guiding, and leading - right from where we are. I'll meet you in whatever situation you find yourself in and... Continue Reading →
Death and Exotic Dancing
I bet you're wondering where this is going. I bet it's also not at all headed in the direction you think. He told me he wished I had died. In a fury of text messages after telling him there was no possible way he could actually be in love with me - that it was... Continue Reading →
AKA "Don't be so sensitive" - "You're being dramatic" - "Stop blowing it out of proportion" SIGNS, SYMPTOMS SOLUTIONS, SURVIVING AND MOVING ON! Photo 199222469 © Svetlanaguban Dr. Google defines gaslighting as a verb meaning, "..to manipulate (someone) by psychological means into questioning their own sanity." I had to look this up. Have I heard... Continue Reading →
Hiatus? More like vanished!
Insert excuses here. I left a little extra space there because my excuses are vast but honestly, my lack of blogging all boils down to a choice. How's it go again? "I don't have time" is just another way of saying it's not a priority. Has a lot happened in the last several months? You... Continue Reading →
“We teach best what we most need to learn”
-Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah And just like that, I am 16 again. I remember reading, "A Bridge Across Forever," when I was in high school but many will recognize the name Richard Bach from his most popular book, "Jonathan Livingston Seagull." I still remember how I felt when I read... Continue Reading →
Cover the Moment with Mercy
Just before the pandemic broke out here in the United States back in March, I made the decision to hire a career coach. Shortly after, I didn't receive a paycheck....and then another. I was, at once, worried that I had been foolish and invested a fairly significant amount of money in exploring my potential when... Continue Reading →
So what, Now what?
Or, how to make big life decisions without hopping in the nearest life raft. How many of us are staring down the barrel of one (or more) of the biggest decisions of our lives? Which of you are contemplating dramatic changes that will alter the course of your future? Are you uncomfortable with the unknown?... Continue Reading →
Any therapist will tell you…
...there are five traumatic events that will push you to and sometimes past your limits. Death of a loved oneDivorceMovingMajor illness or injury Job loss There are variations of these, of course, and many more that arguably should exist on the "top five" but these are the stressful life events that I've heard most often.... Continue Reading →