It can be pretty frustrating to be miserable at work. Midlife misery loves company, so…let’s have an honest talk about that job of yours that looks fantastic on paper. You know which one I’m talking about, right? the job with amazing benefits the job with more paid vacation than you’ve ever had before the...Continue reading
4 Smart Questions when you Feel Stuck at Work
Feeling stuck at work? How do you know when you’ve been at your job too long? There’s no one answer. Sometimes one week can be too long. Usually though, my clients talk about being in a job too long when they’ve been working at the same place for more than 10 years. That’s when I’ve...Continue reading
Working Moms: Do You Need Regret Proofing 101?
Are you starting to have regrets about what you haven’t done yet in your life? Working moms tend to think they can do it all. Does this sound like you? I felt this way for sure. As a group, we are accomplished in so many areas. We do a lot, that’s for sure. I...Continue reading
3 Lessons I Learned from Being Laid Off
My three year anniversary after being laid off from a long-term job is this month. It’s hard to believe that so much time has gone by. I held five positions in the field of health promotion, addiction and mental health for 25 years. I had the last job for 19 of those 25 years....Continue reading
What was your dream career when you were a kid?
Do you remember what your favorite career was when you were young? Perhaps this career was what you researched way back in 9th Grade Careers Class. You know…the class that REALLY got you thinking about your future employment. I remember it. Way back in 9th grade at Penndale Junior High. I don’t remember the...Continue reading
The unusual combination of success, insecurity and being a woman
Insecurity was alive and well at a conference recently; I was surrounded by really successful women. It’s funny the way insecurity pops up in our lives. At this conference, no one looked particularly insecure. In fact, I thought everyone looked completely confident and happy. I would say they looked “normal.” Not any smarter than...Continue reading
What are you thinking about?
Think about what it would be like to: Be passionate about the work you’re doing Know that you won’t have regrets about what you didn’t do Wake up actually excited about what you’re about to accomplish But instead, you’re thinking these types of thoughts: Wow…I’m wasting so much time in this job I’m bored...Continue reading