A time of reflection.

As 2022 quickly approaches its end, I always take this time to reflect on the past year for people, animals, and things I am genuinely grateful for and have in my life. It is also a time that I begin thinking about what I wish to manifest in the coming New Year. I quickly think about things I might have handled differently, not to feel bad or guilty, but to learn and grow.

It is a hectic time for everyone, so taking time for yourself and caring for your body is essential. Whether taking longer walks with your dog, getting a massage, or simply curling up in front of the fireplace with a good book! Whatever you do to ground yourself, it is essential to put this into good practice now. As I shared in my recent interview with Authority Magazine, when they asked, “What would you tell someone that says they don’t have the time for self-care?” My response was, “make time!”.

I wish you and your four-legged friends Peace and Holiday Blessings.

In gratitude,


Kathleen Gauden of The Virtual Assistant and Company on The Self-Care Routines & Practices of Busy Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders. 

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This is what my coaching clients are saying… 


“Getting to know Kathleen has really helped jumpstart my career. She has an eye for talent and knows what qualities to highlight in order to land me the career I deserve. From resume aesthetics to tips for interviewing, Kathleen is a fountain of resources with a wealth of knowledge. She has really brought my job search into the modern age. I highly recommend getting to know Kathleen if you want the best coach out there!”

~ Rene, Virtual Executive Assistant & OLBM



“When I first got in contact with Kathleen, I was immediately impressed by her level of professionalism and level of knowledge. With her extensive background and various experiences, I was confident in my decision to connect with her further. Kathleen was very genuine and candid in our conversations, which allowed me to evaluate all my options, feel equipped, and cover all my bases. I could ask all my questions and learn a few new things along the way. I highly recommend her services to anyone looking for coaching services.”

~ Jay, Innovation, Project Management, & Accountancy


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