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... [Read More]
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Resistance as an Opening

What is your relationship with resistance? As a coach, I witness resistance quite often. Resistance can FEEL hard. It can feel like a closing, but what if resistance was the opening? What if resistance was the messeng... [Read More]
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Fear Is a Tricky Human Condition

A large part of career transition is our willingness to befriend our fear, and fear is a tricky thing. Fear can reveal itself very directly where we actually feel the fear in our body. It can also be a trickster. Fear can show up as a distraction, daydreaming, ignoring and/or avoiding. We allow ourselves to be distracted either by traveling, sho... [Read More]
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Don’t Give Up on Birthing Your Purpose

When you are in career transition toward purpose work, it is inevitable that you will experience obstacles and doubt. Your inner critic will get loud and tell you to give up. It won’t actually say, “give up,” but it will come up with what appears to be “good reasons” to stop pursuing your purpose work. This is totally normal. Our inner... [Read More]
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Embrace Freedom By Befriending Fear

In order to make the big changes in our lives we must be willing to take risks. Befriending the fear associated with failure can be among the biggest hurdles when making the decision to follow a calling. Learning to manage your fear will help you to keep the possibility of negative outcomes in perspective, and the potential for flourishing in sigh... [Read More]
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