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This Can Happen is the largest gathering of companies across the world, coming together to tackle workplace mental health. A host of original, fresh and influential speakers will share insights and solutions at the biggest online mental health event on November 23-25, 2020. Alongside esteemed industry leaders, I’m thrilled to facilitate the panel discussion- Caught in the Middle, the Pressures of...

Suddenly there’s a bit less racing around to do. Social distancing has landed us at home. We’re living our new normal and facing unique challenges —those homeschooling children under 12, I’m looking at you. In many regards, it’s a blessing in disguise as the ever-desired work from home option is no longer an option: it’s the new way of the...

Have you heard? Run, Walk, Crawl- A Caregiver Caught Between Generations, is available on Audible! Narrated by Sarahbeth Persiani herself. The audio book is available as now and is just over 8 hours long. Find out for yourself why so many readers (listeners) are giving 5 star feedback on Run, Walk, Crawl, - click through to hear a preview today! ...

It’s a fact: last year Millennials officially became the nation’s largest generation, surpassing Baby Boomers (source: U.S. Census Bureau). Thanks to those same census gurus, we also know there are roughly 40 million Americans who take care of a loved one, referred to as informal caregivers or, lovingly from my perspective, as family caregivers. Combine that with the fact that...

One of my favorite simple pleasures in summertime is driving with the windows down. The cool air and earthy smells of living near wooded lots and lakes in central Massachusetts is heaven. Every once in a while I’ll catch a hint of a campfire and I’m transported back to the summers of my childhood. Random memories spark as quick as a...

As we roll up to summer, we finally give ourselves permission to take time off. Right? According to data from U.S. News & World Report, American workers take less time off than workers in other developed nations. In 2000, a typical American worker took nearly twenty-one vacation days. By 2013, it had dropped to sixteen. What if you’re a family caregiver?...

Ahh, the warmer days of spring (cue the joyful trumpeting). The delight of seeing tulips and flowering trees in bloom, the smell of fresh-cut grass and, lest we forget, spring cleaning and yard sales! I get a little giddy at the prospect of yard sales. That is—as the seller, the peddler, the clutter un-loader. I’m rarely on the buying side of...