When in Doubt, Move Your Body

In career-life transitions, we often experience a period of not knowing, what will come, where the chapter will end, and how you will get to your desired destination. When in doubt, move your body and preferably in nature. Nature has a magical way of nurturing us and letting ... [Read More]
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Surrender for Sanity

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. During career-life transition, there is often a period of insanity. Or rather, an experience of feeling insane. This can show up in taking action and not getting results. This can show up as deeply desiring clarity and feeling stuck.... [Read More]
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Internal Self-Care Versus External Self-Care

I love self-care. I encourage my clients to also love self-care. I want to make a clear distinction between internal self-care and external self-care. External self-care can bring you to a place of relaxation, and that is wonderful but internal self-care opens up your heart ... [Read More]
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Undo the Doing Part of You

A client recently shared with me that the word  “homework” is triggering for her. I asked her to name what the word “homework” means to her. She instantly said it feels like having to get out her computer and do spreadsheets. She noticed she felt contracted and resistant. I loved this exploration with her a... [Read More]
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Baby Steps Create Change

“The journey of 1,000 steps begins with the first step” -Lao Tzu This quote by Lao Tzu is one of my favorites. The beginning is the most powerful part of any journey. Once you start, you can create momentum, but it is the beginning that sparks the energy. You just need to decide if you want the change more than you want your  ... [Read More]
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Rest is the Special Ingredient in Career Life Fulfillment

The seventh habit in Stephen Covey’s classic bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is called “Sharpen Your Saw.” Covey writes: “Allow yourself to grow by maintaining a balanced program in the four areas of your life: physical, social/emotional, mental, and spiritual. Take time out from production to build production... [Read More]
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Trust the Mystery in Career Transition

So much of career transition means sitting with the unknown about where you are going to land. I want my clients to enjoy the journey, not just hold their breath until they start their purpose work. In our culture, we have lost sight of our BEING because we focus too much on DOING. And the truth is, our bodies need rest; our bodies need to relax... [Read More]
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There Are More Options Than Time in a Day, Week, Month, and Even a Lifetime

Life is full of options and possibility. On any given day, we have multiple choices to make every day. Do any of these sound familiar? When will I go to sleep and wake up? What will I eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks? When will I workout? What will I do for my workout? When wi... [Read More]
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Lean Into GRIEF During Career Transition

When you are in the process of creating new work, it is ideal to let go of the past. You need to give yourself time to grieve. Many of my clients have followed the path laid out by external authority. They succeed in school, college and the companies that employ them. But something happens and they wake up to a longing for something more meaning... [Read More]
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Getting Curious about Procrastination

Let's talk about procrastination. Often on my coaching calls I hear women beating themselves up for being lazy and procrastinating.  But as we dive deeper I often notice not procrastination as much as an unawareness of one's creative process toward taking action. I notice that as a culture we put alot of emphasis on the end result more than the pr... [Read More]
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