The GreenLight View on Career Purpose

Be of Service with Purpose

What do you feel or think of when you hear the word PURPOSE? Does it excite you, scare you, overwhelm you, affirm, or confuse you?  In our PERFECTIONIST and SEXIST world, we may diminish our purpose because it does not look as BIG as MLK, Gandhi, or Gloria Steinem. ...

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Permission to Dream

I had to learn how to dream. Really, I am not kidding. I grew up in a working class family and was not taught that I could actually vision, dream, and create my life. I am grateful to my past coaches and mentors who taught me this very crucial life skill.  Our current realit...

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Managing Energy Leaks during Shelter-in-Place

Many of us women are caretakers, in many different ways. so  it is vitally important we find ways to maintain our energy, especially during this stressful global pandemic. One important way to do this is to plug up any leaks to your energy. Some examples of leaks could be ov...

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Your Sensitivity is Your Superpower

Growing up I was told I was too sensitive and that my feelings were too big. I interpreted these messages to mean that my feelings were wrong and I was somehow wrong, which left me feeling steeped in shame. My feelings and sensitivity persisted even when I tried to push them away with alcohol and drugs. Today, after being sober for twenty-five y...

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Utilize Inquiry during these Uncertain Times

Our culture is addicted to the values of knowing, clarity, and having a plan. In these uncertain times, many of us are experiencing waves of anxiety and fear. One antidote is to allow yourself to be in a space of inquiry. Allow yourself to revel in the unknown. Doing so is  an opportunity to explore different parts ...

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