Multiple Career Mania: How Many Tabs YOU Got Open?

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In the race to be more productive, we can lose our self-care and inner knowing.  Often, we also have a hard time juggling priorities, especially if we are pursing multiple streams of income. This week on What Women Want Talk Radio,  Joan Pelzer of Joan Pelzer Media LLC and Pamella Horton of Maven’s Connections shared some great insight and life hacks about not only being more productive, but being productive in meaningful ways.

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#ReadMyLips

Mogul invited its members to write letters to the president about women’s issues they wanted to see addressed in the #ReadMyLips campaign.  Not all of these are policy-wonk fodder.  Some are beautiful poems, some  outcries against long-standing injustices.  What unites all of them is women are voicing their concerns in one unified act and it’s getting attention from many esteemed press outlets such as Allure, The Huffington Post and Glamour.

I contributed to this because I feel strongly that we need to better appreciate women in in our society as whole, past, present and future.

Here’s my contribution on Mogul.

Transforming Our Pain Into Action

This week’s What Women Want Talk Radio with Judy Goss had one stand-out theme to me:   transforming our pain into action.

We all deal with pain–emotional, physical.  People often put pain on a spectrum, at least in clinical environment.  I see pain as sort of a canvas of colors and shades personally.  What’s important is not the existence of pain.  Pain is a great equalizer and common denominator.  It’s what we do with our pain that’s important, which is why I was so illuminated by our guest this week, Lisa Jacobson of The Daily Migraine, who had suffered through 9,000 migraines and Samantha Elandary, who took her childhood issues with speech and language and founded The Parkinson’s Voice Project.

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Love is a Verb

Love is a verb.  Just as much as love is a feeling, love is what we do and don’t do for ourselves and others.

Love is:

Standing up for yourself and others.

Doing the thankless things that have to be done, whether anyone sees them, appreciates them or not.

Sharing.

Paying attention.

Comforting the hurting.

Saying thank you for no apparent reason.

 

Love is not:

money

gifts

fame

sex

Love is powerful, when you know what it is.

Love is liberating, when you know what it is not.