7 Reasons Last Change Is So Difficult

Why is last changing so difficult? As a coach and career learning professional, it is my job to provide clients with the tools and resources to help them make the…

Jumpstart Your Creativity With These 5 Strategies

A creative practice can be a tool for navigating through some of life’s more difficult or challenging seasons.  When working with a combination of written and visual languages, the subconscious…

7 Questions to a Career You Will Love

Here are seven questions you need to ask In today’s job market, how do you find the career you want? There was a time when going to a good university or…

Sustaining Yourself During Transitions

Transitions are those uncomfortable moments between our sense of certainty and the unknown.  It’s the moments in the middle where is ambiguity, gray space, and the steps forward are unclear….

The 4 C’s of Embracing Change

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part. –Shirley MacLaine…

Navigating Ambiguity with Heart

Our lives are full of transitions, which naturally brings periods of ambiguity.  You can learn to navigate the ambiguity with heart and grace.  Periods of ambiguity and uncertainty can test…

The Seasons of Our Lives

The mythological story of the goddesses Demeter and Persephone are model for the seasons of our lives.  From them we learn that life is a cycle of birth – death…

Maintaining Agency During Uncertainty

So, here we are. Our lives have been turned upside down and changed in ways that would have been unimaginable just a few months ago. Is your sense of agency…

Visual Journal Exercise to Reduce Stress

Visual Journaling is a way to help you calm down after a stressful day.  Being able to soothe ourselves and see the beauty in life are so important to a…

Unfinished Business

In Gestalt psychology, when any aspect of life is left hanging, it is called unfinished business. Unfinished business is when there is an interruption in a relationship or in our…

Roadmap for Navigating Transitions

As a child, I was inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, “I have a dream”.  The famous speech that was delivered on my birthday in 1963 left…

BREAKING THROUGH OBSTACLES

One of the greatest impediments I’ve observed to human change and growth is holding onto to outdated beliefs, thinking, and behaviors. Consider a time when you seriously wanted to address a personal…

Change Your Approach to Change

Why is change in the workplace and in our personal lives so difficult?  Do you find yourself wondering why you set goals and then do exactly the opposite behavior? When…