What choices are you willing to make right now, when so much feels out of control?  

When I am stressed, a persistent voice in my mind whines "Everything is out of control!" The superintendent's office hasn't prepared sufficiently for online learning and I am anxious about how I'm going to manage my child's learning. The workplace is changing and I barely recognize it anymore - everyone wants definitive answers and there aren't any. I've dropped my child off for their freshman year of college but I suspect none of this is going to work and my child is going to be home again within the month. The whole tenor of my business has changed and I am exhausted by the prospect of having to reinvent. Again. Sound familiar? Having agency is a built-in survival mechanism for humans, s

Why invest your precious energy in nurturing connection? 

You are stretched thin by the pandemic, trying to juggle a million balls at once. Or, you used to have a million balls to juggle and it gave you tremendous energy, but the pandemic has put a "halt" to all of that. In the normal world, an important balancing tool for overwhelm or underwhelm was connecting with family and friends in familiar, time-tested ways; meeting for a glass of wine after work, getting together for a movie, catching up with others at religious services on the weekend, running into a colleague in the hallway, spontaneously dropping in at a neighbor's home to talk about the week. But now? Nope. We are in unfamiliar, collective over/underwhelm and our regular ways of conn



Hello, I'm Ricka -

I'm a Nationally Board Certified (NBC-HWC) Integrative Health and Wellbeing Coach. I specialize in working with physician leaders, corporate leaders, non-profit executives and their families to navigate complex work and personal issues so they can strengthen their relationships, heal, and feel hopeful about the future again. 



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