Embracing Pressure

Embracing Pressure

I can’t really remember a time when I wouldn’t find myself nervous before a big event. In my early childhood years, repeat culprits of my anxiety came in the form of piano recitals and doctors appointments. In middle school and high school it was the first...
LEAD Athlete of the Month: IZZY BUCK

LEAD Athlete of the Month: IZZY BUCK

Each month, LEAD will honor a special athlete who is turning up the dial and challenging herself to be better each day. Izzy started sports at a very young age. She grew up in an athletic family, and “being a couch potato wasn’t an option.” Early on she started...
Knee Injury Prevention

Knee Injury Prevention

It was a chilly Thursday evening in November back in ’99. Yes, my dears, I am fully aware that was well before you were born. Back to the story…Sammamish women’s soccer was playing Skyline; we were up 2-1. In the last ten minutes of the game, I charged a loose ball in...
GenX, GenY, GenZ – what’s in a Gen?

GenX, GenY, GenZ – what’s in a Gen?

In my field of study (Industrial and Organizational Psychology), oodles of research exists on generational workforce and how unique characteristics, traits and values adopted by specific generations play out in a professional setting – for better or for worse....