The GreenLight View
on Career Purpose
There is always an opportunity for more: more perspective, more options, more love, more connection, more challenge, more freedom.
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A New Year is special as it awakens us to the possibility of a fresh start. It is a time when many people make resolutions about health, food, exercising, quitting smoking, finding a new job, finding a partner, creating more community, volunteering etc. Many of us rush out to make all the changes at once which ultimately fails and leaves us feel... [Read More]Filed Under: Flourishing
How Can Death Be a Motivator?
There is one certainty in life: We will die. Death can seem like a taboo topic in our culture, but it is the one inevitability for everyone. When my clients and I first begin working together, one of the exercises I ask them to do is write their own obituary. I think it is important for all of us to look at our lives from the death perspective. Thi... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
Creating awareness around your motivation
Change can be challenging, especially initiating it and taking that first step. Often our inner critic or gremlin can get loud and find ways to convince us to remain inactive and keep the status quo. That critic part of us is more committed to the predictable. Being aware of this thinking is very important so that we can recognize it for what it is... [Read More]Filed Under: Flourishing
I’ve been reading The Gifts of Imperfection, Brene Brown’s book about living what she terms a “wholehearted life.” Brene, a Ph.D. who’s spent the past 10 years studying vulnerability, courage, authenticity and shame, offers comfort to all of us in the process of letting go of who we think ... [Read More]Filed Under: Connection
Appreciation has been on my mind lately as it is showing up everywhere especially in my clients lives. Appreciation is so powerful both for the receiver and the giver and in my humble opinion we do not appreciate each other enough both in our personal lives as well as work. Appreciating someone can open them up to their greatness, their potential, ... [Read More]Filed Under: Connection