When I learned about Women’s March in NYC this past Saturday (January 21, 2017), I did not hesitate a minute. I knew I had to attend. I didn’t know anyone else who was going, but that did not stop me. I just had to go.
I am not a US citizen. I live in the US, but my true home is somewhere else, in the Czech Republic.
I do not remember when I heard about them for the first time. Yin and Yang. A bit mysterious names from ancient China seemed too distant to anything I’ve ever studied. Only after I first-hand experienced a burn-out and how it feels to run out of energy, I realized it was time to get to know them better. Continue reading →
Can we be happy and successful at the same time? Can we have time for family, for our friends, for ourselves and yet a meaningful job? Be productive, make a difference to the world, yet not be exhausted and drained? Continue reading →
I often get asked how I managed to make such a major career change, overcome workaholism or find such an amazing, charismatic and loving husband. And I always conclude, after searching in my memory, that there is really only one thing which did it all. Continue reading →
Do you say “no” when you mean it? Or do you often end up saying “yes” instead and then feel resentful about doing something you didn’t want to do?
I found saying “no” extremely difficult in the past; as a result I often agreed to do many things both at work and in my personal life which I really didn’t want to do. I could sense in advance what the other person wanted me to say and I didn’t want to disappoint them.Continue reading →