Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year. I love the season’s invitation to pause, slow down, go within, and most importantly to LET GO! We are a few weeks out from the Fall Equinox, and I sense the whispers of leaves changing and a hint of coolness in the air. It is an in-between season: in-between the light ... [Read More]Filed Under: Flourishing
What is Your Contribution?
I like to believe we all come to this life with a spiritual purpose to fulfill, but I do not believe that this spiritual purpose falls within the limited walls of our economy or capitalist system. Our purpose and contributions to the world are not directly linked to making money. Financial success can happen, of course, but it is not a straight lin... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
Follow the Breadcrumbs to Your Purpose Work
Years ago, when I was working my corporate sales job, I traveled to Connecticut for our yearly national sales meeting. I was miserable. No one enjoyed going to these events, so there was a lot of drinking to make up for the angst everyone felt. I do not drink, so that part was not even enjoyable. ... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
What Assumptions Are You Living With About Your Work Life?
In the study of Organizational Behavior there is a concept called the “psychological contract.” “Psychological contracts are a set of 'promises' or 'expectations' that are exchanged between the parties in an employment relationship. These parties include employers, managers, individual employees and their work colleagues. Unlike formal contra... [Read More]Filed Under: Purpose
Compare and Despair
This time of year can feel like hitting the restart button, a do-over, or fresh slate. It is a good feeling to stand in January and look at the year ahead, all the possibility. Many people make resolutions such as get a new job, lose weight, quit smoking, create an exercise routine, and/or find a partner. I love thinking about the future, dreaming ... [Read More]Filed Under: Flourishing
Creating Awareness Around Your Motivation
Change can be challenging, especially initiating it and taking that first step. Often our inner critic 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, a gremlin... [Read More]Filed Under: Flourishing