“Don’t Internalize an External Narrative”– An Interview with Farah Harris

Now, more than ever, it is important to set some boundaries and prioritize self-care. And Farah Harris can help you do that. Not only is her journey one of following divine purpose, but her experience has put her in the perfect position to deliver with impact. She is the epitome of knowing who you are, where you are, what you want, and making a plan to get there. Even when we don’t know how, if we can focus on the “what” the “how” will manifest.

About the Guest:

Farah Harris is a psychotherapist and a Workplace Wellness Champion dedicated to disrupting toxic work environments. She is the owner of WorkingWell Daily, a company committed to addressing work-life alignment, equity, and mental wellness. Her personal mission is to help individuals and organizations decrease symptoms of stress and burnout, elevate their emotional intelligence, and improve morale by implementing strategies to create a healthier work culture.

As a mental health practitioner, Farah is aware of the intersectionality between wellness, equity, and inclusion. She is a sought-after expert on topics related to mental wellness, workplace culture, and self-care. Her clients consist of CIBC Bank US, CISCO, Bloomberg GOV, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Practicing Law Institute, and the California Counseling Association. Her work has been featured in media and podcast platforms such as: Essence, Bustle, Inside Edition, Medium, Martha Stewart, Thrive Global, and Therapy for Black Girls.

Website: https://farahharrislcpc.com/

Self Care Planner and Journal: https://farah-harris-lcpc.dpdcart.com/product/172089 

About the Host:

Laurel Rutledge’s human-centered approach, empathy, and understanding of individual needs make her a top-notch personal advisor and women’s leadership coach.

Her care and compassion have made her an indispensable guide for countless women navigating the next phases of their lives and careers. Add to that her intimate knowledge of the HR landscape, and it becomes clear why her HR clients have had such transformative experiences. Just as Rutledge has helped countless others get out of their rut and off of the ledge, so too can she help you.

After receiving her MBA, Laurel moved from accounting and consulting to human resources, driven by a desire to do good in a business environment. It quickly became apparent that the switch had been a good choice — she flourished professionally and became happier, satisfied with the difference she could make through her work.

After a 30-year career, she left the corporate world, but her passion for HR and helping others has only grown. Now, she works one-on-one with clients, leveraging her experience in leadership and personal development to help them get the most of out their lives and careers.

From her beginnings as a consultant at Deloitte to her time as VP of HR at Covestro, Laurel has seen more sides of the business world than most. She’s achieved technical mastery of HR, with a deep knowledge of the rules and regulations that must be followed.

She’s also a people person, perceptive and outgoing, with a sixth sense for helping others to see the difference between what they want and what they need. The culmination of this is in her personal philosophy: “lead with your heart, act with your head.”

Find out more at: https://laurelrutledge.com

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