Have you ever had a week where everything went wrong? It might have been an awful day or even just one challenging situation. But then the next day, something else happened to knock you down, and before you know it, your whole week has gone by in a spiral of sadness and hopelessness. You feel like nothing is going right for you--like life is out to get you. This may sound familiar to many people who are trying to balance work with their personal lives while also coping with s
Do you have difficulty standing up for yourself? If so, this episode of One Broken Mom will be a breath of fresh air. Ameé speaks with Lara Currie, corporate trainer and high-conflict communication expert, about some of the reasons why it can be difficult to feel confident in your own voice. She then offers ways to overcome these obstacles and communicate more confidently in both work and personal situations. You'll learn how to identify the traits that are holding you back f
Are your emotions misleading and sabotaging you in business? Emotions can be a powerful motivator. They help us make decisions, form habits and build relationships. But they can also mislead us when we’re trying to run our businesses. That’s why learning to see if we are leading by our triggers is one of the biggest hurdles that leaders have to overcome. It’s in our DNA, as humans, to respond and react to threats. However, if our fears are at the forefront of our decisions, t
It feels like leadership, in general, is a hard job, but leadership during times of change can be particularly difficult. And it seems like putting on a stoic facade is the right thing to do you’re dealing with challenges or trying to make big changes on your team. But when things are hard — and today they are — what employees want from their leaders is not a brave face, hiding the suffering. They want someone who understands how hard it is for them and can show them the mess
Ever felt like you are too scared to do something? Or have you ever found yourself unable to enjoy success or good luck because you are expecting the other shoe to drop? You are experiencing a normal reaction to pushing yourself past your normal limits. And if you have experienced or grown up with trauma or emotionally neglectful and immature parents, it's likely you have even fears of dying or a foreshortened future. This episode is another conversation with best-selling aut
Did you know that suicide rates are higher in some industries than other? In this episode, Ameé speaks with therapist and author, Dr. Margaret Rutherford about careers with a high suicide risk rate and how trauma-informed leadership can help reduce these numbers.
In the episode, you will hear: Which industries have the highest rates of suicide amongst their employees The role stigmas around mental health and mental health services play How workplace cultures can be harmful