Here’s a snapshot of my life that I don’t normally talk about. I do CrossFit workouts four to six times a week. The herd mentality gets me through the tough workouts that I would never finish on my own. After all, everyone else is doing it… Most Sundays in the fall and spring I […]
We all have a core desire to keep ourselves and those we love safe and secure. We yearn for consistency. Stability. A guarantee. We’d like to avoid suffering the pain of injury or loss. We want to know that everything’s going to be alright. Career choices are not immune to this drive. In fact, a […]
Here’s a big question for you. What are the top five outcomes you want for your life? Take a moment to consider your answer. It’s easier to chart your career course when you’re connected to your big picture vision for your life and your values. But, here’s the tricky part. As you go through life, […]
When life gets busy or unsatisfactory, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and uncertain about how to make things better. One simple tool that I like to use in these circumstances is to ask myself two easy questions. 1) What’s one thing that I can subtract from my life right now? 2) What’s one thing that […]
This post was originally published on the Huffington Post on 9/18/14. Monday morning. It starts with wanting to stay in bed, moves to a flurry of rushing around, and comes to a head when you hit that 3 p.m. slump. It’s no wonder you’re already counting the number of days until the weekend. But your […]
One area that I’ve been paying particular attention to recently is self-care. The more I’ve thought about this area, the more I’ve noticed there are actually three ‘selves’ we can be taking care of as adults (in addition to our responsibilities to others). 1) The first self is the ‘in the moment’ self. Taking care […]
I’m a big fan of taking time out to step back and consider what you want from your career. Doing so allows you to make conscious choices. It helps you to recalibrate based on what’s most important to you. And it can reinvigorate your life. But, there’s one important area you don’t want to forget […]
Friday evening: Victory! You’ve made it to another weekend. Saturday: Time to relax, have fun, or spend time with loved ones. Sunday morning: Sleep in. Run some errands. Sunday evening: There’s a sense that the weekend is passing too quickly. Your mind turns to how you’ll survive another week. Dread creeps in. The last scraps […]
If you’re feeling stuck regarding a career decision you may be falling into this common trap. Check out today’s video to find out what it is! What assumptions have you been making? Leave a comment below!
Today’s video provides a quick reminder of how important it is to take care of the part of you that gets your work done. There’s magic involved! What will you do this week to take care of yourself? Leave a comment below!