Remember that girl who sat next to you in fourth grade and said she wanted to be a marine biologist? Yes, the same girl you knew all through high school that took all the science courses. Now you’ve connected on Facebook only to discover that she actually is a marine biologist. Do you wonder how [...]
Emma sat and looked defeated. A pretty, forty-something mother of two college students, Emma’s life appeared on the outside to be typical. Marriednearly 24 years, successfully raised two beautiful boys, she worked as an office manager for a small manufacturing company and she and her husband Dan went out for dinner together almost every Friday [...]
“Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” ~ Henry Van Dyke I speak a lot about using your gifts. The other day a client told me they have no gifts. This kind of shocked me. I guess that because [...]
“Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them.” ~ Malbie Babcock In your search for life changes and growth, are you overlooking some obvious resources and opportunities? Are you reject possibilities because you feel that it’s not exactly what you desire? The key words here are overlooking and rejecting. A common mistake people [...]
Love. It’s the magical thing that touches us all. Sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s not. Love is such a diverse thing. I believe it is the strongest emotion, the most powerful force, and the most difficult to understand. Love is not just romantic, it relates to how we feel about our children and family. Love [...]
Many people know they want to make change in their life. They know that where they are now just doesn’t feel quite right, but they are also very unsure about what would be the thing to change. It’s like a pair of ill fitting shoes. They cover your feet, but it’s just not comfortable. I [...]
The problem is when we are in the midst of the lows, we have a tendency to focus our attention there and thus keep ourselves stuck there longer.
As clients are going through career change, many ideas and opportunities present themselves. Having choices, without solid information, can make decision making difficult. Here are some suggestion to help make the process easier
As you set your goals and make your plans to achieve them, holding yourself to be resolute of character means you have boldness and firmness of purpose. How wonderful to move forward boldly!When you prove that you truly hold a strong desire to succeed, things will start to fall into place.
By reframing the way you are looking at a situation, you immediately begin to react to it differently. So your goal here, is to look at the specific things that you dislike about the job you are in now, especially how you describe the situation, and then find words and descriptors that will help you keep a more positive attitude about it.