Hi, I'm Brit.

brit-circleI’m a biz owner, word churner, productivity coach + creator of The Break Changer®, a platform for rethinking how we live and work.

Burnout and exhaustion are becoming dangerously too familiar. Only 13% of workers are engaged worldwide, and the Japanese have their own word for death by burnout, for crying out loud. That’s the bad news.

The good news? We have a choice. We can run mindlessly on the pavement or we can walk barefoot through the grass. We can try to do it ALL, or we can bring MORE by doing LESS.

And it all starts by slowing down. Even for 10 minutes. Why? Breaks can change everything.

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Let it be: Fall leaves, wise trees and a lesson in patience

Let it be: Fall leaves, wise trees and a lesson in patience

As I was finishing up a run in the RARE Dusseldorf sun on Monday, it was a perfect time to check the following off the PLAYlist: Make a collection of FALL leeeaves. Well, my simple intention of a leafy collection sprouted into something different. When the first fallen beauty stopped me in my tracks, I reached down and…paused.  …

How a Turkish bath house visit exfoliated my self-doubt

How a Turkish bath house visit exfoliated my self-doubt

Warning: This post contains lots of talk about nudity and all kinds of vulnerable stuff. Can you handle it? Hope so… Let’s GO! SO. As I was digging through emails for a draft I wrote about Europeans and how comfy they are in their own skin, I stumbled upon these words below. Sent ’em to my dear pal + collaborator Diana on…

the PLAYlist: Let’s get it started in here!

the PLAYlist: Let’s get it started in here!

Well, howdy, dance partner! *virtual do-si-do* Ready to *dance* along to the PLAYlist I’ve been drumming up? Need a refresher on what the heck this is? Get down on it. Then, put this song on if you want: HandClap is my JAM right now. SO…ready for the list? In no particular order (Let’s put this sucker on…

When the world overwhelms me, these 4 things keep me going

When the world overwhelms me, these 4 things keep me going

I have to share a little story with you. Yesterday, I stepped out for a little jog, and wow, the temp was higher than I anticipated. After struggling to get my pullover to part ways from my T-shirt (WHILE walking) without showing my bashful American skin, I noticed that I’d passed an elderly lady standing at the bottom of…

“How did you sidestep your doubts?”

“How did you sidestep your doubts?”

In a recent email blast, I recapped on the transformational journey this year has been for my biz, and some of the responses were eye-opening. Abbie Rendle, the wanderlust-ing Aussie who led part 6 of the Dish + Wish Series, asked me questions that really got me thinking. And I have a feeling she’s not alone in her curiosities.…

10 ways to take 10-minute breaks

10 ways to take 10-minute breaks

No matter where you’re at in life (building a business, raising kids, crushing your 9-5, taking care of your parents), if you clicked on this, you need a breath. You crave a pause that’s possible. BUT… It feels selfish. It feels counterproductive. Deep down, we know that breaks are as vital to our well-being as exercise…