Listen: Stop should-ing your life away

When faced with a difficult decision, we go straight to asking ourselves and others, "What should I do?" Well, I'm here to say, who cares what you should do, what do you want to do? What would make you the happiest? Let's do that. We can get so caught up in the shoulds – I…

Listen: An attitude of gratitude

'Tis the season of giving thanks. And on today's episode, we're advocating for an attitude of gratitude! I'm sharing the reasons why adopting an attitude of gratitude are good for your health, your relationships, and your life in general. I'm offering an easy way to incorporate a gratitude practice into your day-to-day. I'm also letting…

Listen: Done is better than perfect

Welcome to the very first episode of the Chasing Bateman podcast! Today, we're tackling that seemingly innocent procrastination habit that's keeping me – and I'm guessing, many of you – from reaching our personal and professional goals. Do you live by a to-do list, but find that some tasks sit untouched for days, months or…

Life Lessons from a Frozen sing-along

What Elsa and Anna taught me about life

Frozen II was the last movie I saw in an actual theater, back before the coronavirus pandemic hit and shut down theaters along with everything else. A Disney film fan from way back, I collected all of the soundtracks so that I could listen to my favorites whenever I needed a pick-me-up. Looking back, this…

Walking into 2020 at the Happiest Place on Earth

As y’all know, I’d been faithfully following the keto diet for more than a year before I decided it was time to move back to Texas. When I made that decision, I realized there were so many things in NYC that I hadn’t tried and obviously needed to eat them all before I left. So,…

Let’s talk about fear, baby…

One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received has also stuck with me for years (it's that good!) — Don’t make decisions based on fear.  How often are we guilty of this? I’ve watched it happen in both personal and professional situations time and time again. And just like the person who shared…