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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?

Do you dedicate some of your precious time to think and process in a safe space without any work or home demands? Setting aside that time is a common challenge and figuring out how to do so and make yourself a priority is essential to your well-being. A coaching session with me offers you a […]

Self-Care

February 12, 2021

How to Make Time for Yourself

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

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!)

I like to push myself to practice what I preach so I pushed aside my introverted fears and limiting beliefs about doing social media live engagements and did 3 in one day yesterday promoting the IG Live I did with Ashley Freeman of Flourishing Work LLC. We had a wonderful conversation about how to choose […]

Career, Coaching, Joy, Self-Care, vision

September 28, 2020

Video: Choosing Joy (not Fear)

Thanks to Ashley S. Freeman, MBA and Flourishing Work LLC for having me as a guest blogger to write about how to thrive in challenging times! Ashley is a thoughtful and caring collaborator and an example of how to choose joy in your career. #careers #careerpivot #choosejoy #jobsearch

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Self-Care, vision

September 17, 2020

How Strong Are Your Choice Muscles? Tips to help you thrive during challenging times (Guest Blog at Flourishing Work LLC)

Does the thought of your schedule overwhelm you or make you want to ignore it all together? I have worked with clients that have a hard time managing all the moving parts of their work and life. And I’ve been there myself! It’s easy to see how things quickly get to be too much with […]

Career, Coaching, Joy, Self-Care, vision

September 15, 2020

Got the Schedule Blues? 2 Tips to Get It Under Control

How could you start to choose joy today? It’s a new way of being for many of us but you can grow your choice muscles. Start today. Choose one moment, one feeling, one person, or one thing that brings you joy. Then rinse and repeat tomorrow. Before you know it, you’ll be a pro at […]

Career, Coaching, Joy, Self-Care, vision

September 12, 2020

Can You Choose Joy Today?

Out of curiosity to learn more about a current popular coach, I attended a “training” last week that promised job search tips, insider secrets and lots of other too good to be true promises. You know the kind. All fluff and no substance that are really just a marketing ploy to get you to buy […]

Career, Coaching, Joy, Self-Care, vision

September 11, 2020

Could You Use Some Support this Month?

Last week in one of my local mom groups, a mom reached out to ask if she could help match those in need of help with expenses with those who have extra funds to share. In that simple (and thoughtfully kind) message, she was able to coordinate helping 24 community members with over $3,000 in […]

Career, Coaching, Job Search, Joy, Self-Care, vision

August 10, 2020

How Can We Pay It Forward Today?

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