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
The Heavy Price of Avoidance We live in a world where "achieving" is paramount. We are encouraged to be the best, forge ahead and produce results to apparently prove our success and worth to the world and to ourselves. But how much do we really buy into that philosophy? Are our goals and drive to achieve helping or hindering our wellbeing? While satisfaction and contentment about where and who you are in life are not bad things, our perception of past success or failures can keep … [Read more...] about Are Your Goals Helping or Hindering Your Wellbeing and Personal Growth?
A closer look at CARE A great cause reminds me of what truly matters in the world and all that I have to be grateful for. A great cause helps me pause in the middle of my life routine and busy work day to regain a global perspective. I named my business “Global Alignment” to remind my team and myself how we can positively impact the world by aligning in our sameness instead of separating in our differences. Can we remember to replace “I” with “We” in a global way? Beyond our global … [Read more...] about Global Alignment’s Pause for a Cause: Walk In Her Shoes
The 5 Love Languages “Sometimes the way we think we show love best is not actually the best way to show love,” explains Zach Williamson, member of the Chapman Team. According to Dr. Gary Chapman, everyone has a primary way in which they prefer to receive love called their primary love language. When someone speaks this love language to them, it fills their love tank to the brim. Inadvertently, they feel loved. Chapman has revealed five distinct languages from which our primary can be … [Read more...] about Recognizing Real Connection: A Key to Personal Growth