NSM Blog Posts

April 17, 2023

 Is emotional illiteracy dimming your shine and impacting your team? Here’s a harsh truth: Individuals who struggle to understand and manage their own emotions, experience more conflict, mental health struggles and are often big contributors to toxic environments.  What does a lack of emotional intelligence, also known as EQ, look like? Here are a few ways to recognize emotional

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March 15, 2023

  Truth bomb: Your inner voice is not your friend It tells you stories that are often not even true AND gets in the way of YOU showing up as your best self. Can I hear an amen?  Your Inner Dialogue (also known as your inner voice, your inner critic or sometimes also called self-talk) is the ongoing

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February 7, 2023

February may be the shortest month of the year but somehow, it seems to last forever!! Anyone else? For many of us, the winter blues – a type of depression related to seasonal changes – is a very real thing. Even more significant are the stats on the ‘general’ blues (otherwise known as depression). If you

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January 11, 2023

First, let me start by saying HAPPY NEW YEAR! May you be richly blessed in 2023!!In the Bales family, we started the year with a BANG!  Meet my brand new grand babies! Owen and Eleanor – born on Christmas morning.  Did I mention they live in Tennessee? Sooooo far!! But I digress… Let’s get down to business. 

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