I recently started as an Assistant Professor at CSULA. This post deals with how my journey turned out differently than I had expected, and I’m all the better for it Four years ago, I finished my doctorate, with no intentions to ever pursue a career in academia. You know what they say, right? Never say […]
I help organizations improve employee engagement and student retention by addressing the external stressors that impact work productivity and contribute to burnout. I coach professionals to achieve success without burnout by learning to prioritize their goals, develop a plan for self-care and a system for ongoing accountability.
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I have given up on my Starbuck’s barista. She just doesn’t care. What if when it came to living out my passion, I saw the rest of the world that way, and carried on accordingly? Shrinking and shapeshifting to meet expectations I’ve always been overly concerned about what people think about me. As I open my mouth […]
So starts a poem that inspires profound self-reflection in the interest of revealing what is true, and discarding any distractions. It reveals the path to achieving peace by accepting what what we cannot control or change. It is attributed, with some dispute, to Charlie Chaplin, written on the occasion of his 70th birthday. As I Began […]
Since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, individuals have a wide range of options on the public and private marketplace from which to choose. This ebook simplifies this process by equipping readers with the information they need to distinguish plans, as well as tools for comparing their options.This ebook focuses on the needs of self-employed individuals who do not have employees, as well as workers who are not eligible for an employer-sponsored plan for themselves or their … [Read more...]
I am Dr. Portia Jackson Preston, and I am here to help you avoid burnout by developing a plan for self-care and defining success on your own terms. I have worked with health care professionals, … [Read more...]