How to Lean Into Burnout

Do you want to have a heart attack at 40 or do you want to be alive? I don’t know about you, but I had 3 grandparents live into their 90s. I have a long time to go, and experiencing burnout every 2 years is pretty exhausting. I’ve experienced major burnout (combined with depressive episodes) 3 times over the past 4 years. Amid this most recent bout, triggered by the death of my grandfather and […]

Liz Barnet and the Barnet Booty Brigade (Workouts in NYC)

In honor of her father’s courageous year-and-a-half long battle with colon cancer, Liz and her family are continuing the crusade of The Barnet Booty Brigade, originally formed in 2014, by dedicating themselves to raising awareness and funds to benefit the Colon Cancer Alliance. The CCA is the go-to for information about screening, research and patient support. The Barnet Booty Brigade’s goal for the 2015 CCA Undy 500 Run/Walk is a lofty $15,000 by July 17, around double what they raised last […]

Sister Sparrow and this New Situation

Saturday night, at MayFest in Cold Spring, I was watching Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds perform on stage. There was Arleigh Kincheloe, this tiny peanut of a woman, owning the stage, and singing her heart out.  She had 6 men playing back up to her voice. She had such a powerful presence, and I was in awe. Women are making moves, and I’ve never been a bigger fan. Listening to Arleigh my mind wondered off, and […]