Archive | March, 2016

The Year of a Mindful Career: Do You Have an Addiction?

Years ago, I counseled clients who were struggling with drug addiction. This was challenging for me because I had never experienced this struggle before. I recognized that and eventually moved away from this type of counseling. Now I’m not saying that you have to be a drug user to effectively counsel those with an addiction. […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Time is Money

I hate saying “No” but sometimes I have to. Time is money. If I accept invites to all the opportunities presented to me, I wouldn’t get any work done. I wouldn’t be able to serve my clients. How about you? Do you feel like you’re on a hamster wheel or are you controlling your time? […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: The Guest House

The Guest House By Rumi (Translation by Coleman Barks) This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor.   Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Something Nice

It’s nice to be nice. It’s nice to receive something nice. It’s nice to be around others who are nice. Nice is cool. Nice isn’t hard. Nice is subjective. Nice is infectious. Nice is appreciated. Nice is advancing. Nice is powerful. Nice is nice! Personal Challenge: Are you nice? How can you be nice? Would […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Living Each Moment

Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion. ~Thich Nhat Hanh Are you living each moment or are you getting ready for that something big next month? What if next month never comes? […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Seeds of Inspiration

Sometimes we feel compelled to look outside of ourselves for solutions. Perhaps we need others’ wisdom and words to inspire us. Sometimes we don’t. When you feel confused or uncertain, know that you are well equipped to overcome any obstacle. Within each of us lay a wellspring of abundance and a seed of inspiration. It’s […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Shiny Object Syndrome

I am an expert at getting distracted by “shiny object syndrome.” Emails, phone calls, webinars, articles and conversations are just a few of the things that pull me away from what I need to do. I also know that to be effectively helpful to work with my clients, it’s extremely important to fully understand many […]

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