Mindset Monday: Time for Collective Courage

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide Maybe it’s because I live in a fire zone in the US, but right now times feel very perilous. Between Covid, fires, and the political chaos we are in which seems to about to get worse, it seems like a scary time to be alive. So when I […]

Mindset Monday: Let’s be Kind, Not Nice

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide When the white women of SheEO did the Race2Dinner conversation with Regina Jackson and Saira Rao (https://race2dinner.com/) about white women’s role in upholding white supremacy, one of the insights most of us came away with was seeing our desire to be “nice” as one of the key ways […]

Mindset Monday: Yes, Too Much Positivity Can be Toxic

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When I hit 40, I changed my life. It was a convergence of a number of painful circumstances that forced me into it, but mostly I was tired of being miserable. I started to study happy people and began to practice the qualities I saw in them: optimism, generosity, gratitude, patience, kindness. I got happier—and […]

Mindset Monday: Practicing GRACE

By MJ Ryan How do we cultivate wise action to take advantage of the moment we are in, especially in this time of stress and anxiety for ourselves, our families and for the larger world? Recently I came across an excerpt from Buddhist teacher Joan Halifax’s book STANDING AT THE EDGE: FINDING FREEDOM WHERE FEAR […]