When we meet a new friend, a boss, or even a new lover, we are sometimes awestruck about their wonderful qualities and place those above our own view of ourselves. In this temporary state of awe that occurs, as we selectively see qualities, we tend to overlook, denying or minimizing someone’s shortcomings. In this process, we may unconsciously believe that the sum of these selectively qualities somehow becomes a measure of their worth as a human. In comparison, our inner belief often highlights … [Read more...] about The Damage of Putting People on a Pedestal
As change experts, it’s interesting to see how water teaches us that everything is ever changing, as we flow through life. As water begins its journey from its original source, whether that’s through the sky, down stream from a mountain, or a lazy river, it finds its way into a place not necessarily knowing the destination. In some cases, we all start out living like water, coming from a place with a predetermined set of characteristics, challenges and unique gifts. As we flow through life, we … [Read more...] about Be Fluid Like Water
Are Habits from Your Past Preventing the Future You Desire & Deserve? We live in a Western society where our left-brain focus is on the future most of the time. If you are not sure if that is true, consider any of your new year’s resolutions, goals that you’ve set, and any dreams that you may want to achieve. They’re all focused on the future and they all involve a goal and the process of CHANGE. When you work so hard to reach your goals, it can sometimes be a surprise to find out … [Read more...] about Is it possible to miss our old habits?
We live in a society where our worth is often measured by traditional benchmarks: graduating from college, owning a house, getting married, having children, and getting a stable job. It feels like these expectations on what we should do with our lives are with us from the day we are born, and what is expected of us to be considered a productive member of society. For many of us, our goals can bring a sense of stability but they can also limit our ability to experience different outcomes that … [Read more...] about Adjusting Expectations Can Foster an Intentional Life
Read Part 1, here! Before you job hop or start a new career, make sure you’re making the right decision and not just jumping the gun. If you experience any of these signs below, then you should look to transition into a new opportunity. 3) You’re Surrounded by Toxic People & A Crisis Based Company There are many toxic and unhappy people (energy vampires) out there, and it can be hard to manage if you must work with them. It’s not healthy for your well-being to … [Read more...] about Spring Forward into a Career You Love – Part 2
There’s nothing like a change in the seasons to invigorate us, and new beginnings can often boost our appetite for further change. One area that is very important to many of us (and is a big part of our day) is our career/job. When things feel like they are going south and we start to dread going to work, there comes a time when we must determine how to make lemons out of the lemonade and improve our circumstances, or decide if it’s time to leave or start something entirely new. Because so much … [Read more...] about Spring Forward into a Career You Love – Part 1