Archive | January, 2016

Year of a Mindful Career: Clear Your Career Clutter

In this New Year, you’re probably doing a little “clear the clutter” housekeeping. This may extend to your workspace, desk and file cabinet. That’s great! But what about the clutter that comes from dragging around emotional baggage and continuing negative relationships? This takes a lot more time and effort than cleaning out a closet. Clutter […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: A Health Promise

We all set resolutions for the New Year and certainly “health” is the biggest one of all. What’s your health promise this year? Please pull out your journal and write down your health promise that you’re making to yourself. And I know you don’t break promises (wink). Neither do I (wink, wink). But we are […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Being

One of the hardest things to do is just “be.” Rather than working, chatting, texting, tweeting, watching and dashing all over the place, try a little being. I took this challenge to heart and tried to sit quietly (not in meditation) but just enjoying my surroundings and looked out the window at nature. How did […]

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Are You Successful AND Lonely?

It can be lonely at the top. Did you know that oftentimes loneliness occurs when you’re not alone? Too often, lonely people are those who are always in a crowd of others. They may be successful, sitting atop the ivory tower, always busily scurrying around, or that social butterfly chatting away at a party. Loneliness […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Emails Can Wait

Focus is the most important thing we can do on our mindfulness journey. If one minute can stretch to five, then five can certainly stretch to fifteen and so on. Whether this includes concentrating on your breathe in meditation, a discussion with a friend or learning something new in a professional development program, focus is […]

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Career Happiness Tip: Silence is Golden

Ha! Coming from me this is certainly rich. I’m a chatterbox who loves talking to my clients, friends and family. But believe it or not, I do know when to zip it. I also know that silence is a powerful tool. If you’re serious about advancing your career, then you need to master the art […]

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Year of a Mindful Career: Being Mindful of Mindfulness

Everyone is on the mindfulness kick these days, but are we fashioning it into a fad? Let’s respect Thich Nhat Hanh’s Mindfulness Principles and avoid taking meditation classes just for a quick nap. Hey, I’ve completed my Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction class, but that doesn’t make me an expert. Nor will I ever be. Mindfulness […]

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