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Career Change

Self-Compassion Changed My Life.

I was once a perfectionist. I saw it as one of my top qualities: that I would work until something was done to the best of my abilities. Because I worked so hard, I was disappointed and disillusioned when things didn’t work out as hoped. For example, I was a professional actor for most of my…

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There really is No One Way.

Sometimes, there are unintended consequences, even when we think we’re very clear. Last October, I was excited to launch the No One Way™ project with this post. From October to this past January, I posted 36 “sketches” that different people created, depicting their own unique, non-linear career paths. You can see all of the sketches…

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A Gentle Wake-Up Call (and a special announcement)

First off, I’m grateful for all of the responses I got to my last post. Announcement ~ Based on the emails I’ve received, I’m opening up five coaching spots for individuals struggling to move forward after the end of a significant relationship. If you or someone you know is struggling to move on, details are at…

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What do you WANT? (Part 1 of 2)

As a coach, it’s interesting to be in a position to listen to people talk all day. I hear some of the same things over and over. “I have to…” “I need to…” “I should…” Sound familiar? (Feel familiar?) “I have to go to the gym.” “I need to go the gym.” “I should go…

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There’s No One Way.

I’m excited to announce the launch of a new project. For a few months now, I’ve felt called to start a conversation about non-linear career paths. Non-linear career path = not a straight line from A to B (or A to G). Looking back, non-linear paths often make perfect sense to the person who lived…

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One Step Ahead of Industry Change

My boyfriend and I were walking by the movie theater yesterday. There happened to be a documentary film festival. The next movie was sold out, but they said more tickets would be released just before showtime. We love movies and we had time in the afternoon, so we waited and got into it. It was…

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Do you really need to find your passion?

ARE YOU A JACKHAMMER OR A HUMMINGBIRD? There’s so much buzz about having to find your passion. But how true is it? When I first heard Elizabeth Gilbert’s Super Soul Sunday talk on following your curiosity instead of finding your passion, I immediately identified with the hummingbird. She says, “The world is divided into two kinds of people: there are…

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