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I have gathered several things (quotes, pictures, baubles, etc.) over the years that sit on the corner of my office desk (and all around my home). They serve as reminders of who I am and who I want to become. One of the things I placed there recently is a notecard with the following question: […]

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Self-Care

May 30, 2021

What Place Do You Want to Make Decisions From?

I hear it time and time again. “Can you help me with my resume?” My response is almost always the same. “Yes, I can and I will but we won’t start there.” Your resume is not the best place to start when conducting a job search or contemplating a career transition. I understand the attraction […]

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Resume

May 15, 2021

Don’t Start With the Resume! Start with Yourself Instead

Don’t let the word interview deter you! Informational interviews are an important part of managing your career. Don’t wait until you are conducting a job search to do an informational interview. They aren’t just for new professionals. They are a critical part of staying connected to your professional network and expanding your knowledge of your […]

Career, Coaching, Interview

February 3, 2021

How to Conduct an Informational Interview

Are you contemplating a career change this year? If so, are you clear on the change you want to make? Most of my clients want some support in figuring out their next steps. Here are some questions for reflection: How will you feel a year from now if you haven’t made a change? How do […]

Career, Coaching

January 28, 2021

Are You Contemplating a Career Change? Consider these 4 Questions

Vision boards are powerful tools that can help us live a life we love! I have good news: vision boards aren’t just a January thing! It’s never too late to set a vision for yourself! Our goals and action plans often fizzle or fall short because they aren’t grounded in a vision of what we […]

Career, Coaching, Joy, vision

January 25, 2021

Video: How to Make a Vision Board

Thanks to OutBulb, an online magazine for women entrepreneurs, for recently featuring my article “How to Grow Your Choice Muscles and Choose Joy Today” https://outbulb.com/how-to-grow-your-choice-muscles-and-choose-joy-today/

Career, Coaching, Joy

December 18, 2020

Article: How to Grow Your Choice Muscles…

Ditch the resolutions and join me for the #joyfulvision2021 Challenge! Leave 2020 behind and dare to dream a bold, joyful vision for 2021! I am SO excited to share 2 events happening in January to help you set a bold, joyful vision for 2021! #joyfulvision2021 Challenge: Vision Board Making Contest (1/2/21 @10am) Brave + Kind […]

Career, Coaching, Joy, vision

December 14, 2020

Creating a Vision for 2021

Happy November! As we approach this stressful election week and start of the holiday season, I offer this Choose Joy playlist of music on Spotify that I hope uplifts and inspires you to choose joy no matter what comes as we close out this history making year. My teen daughter and I had a wonderful […]

Coaching, Joy, Music, Self-Care

November 1, 2020

Dance with Joy

Joyful Living Coaching is partnering with Kara Vona Naturals and Kimberly Joy Collection this year to offer special holiday gifts for your loved ones (and yourself). Get the annual holiday coaching special and add on a candle and a tea for a tangible reminder that you support your loved one’s wellbeing and career. Don’t miss […]

Coaching, Holiday Gift

October 14, 2020

Give the Gift of Career and Life Coaching

Back in May, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Melissa Sexton (a rock star therapist!) to discuss how to choose joy during tough times, even during a pandemic. Check it out and let me know what you think. I hope it helps you be inspired to keep growing your choice muscles. While […]

Career, Coaching, Joy, Self-Care

October 6, 2020

Video: How to Choose Joy in Tough Times (hello 2020!)

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