Blog - find your passion

2.11.2020 - Do you want fries with that…

    One of my coaching clients asked me this recently: “I keep asking myself how can I combine my love of travel, beautiful places and growth/learning with the skills of conceptualizing, strategizing, investigating, writing, and advising—while having time and location freedom and eventually earning an excellent living—as well as when starting out, allows me …MORE »

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16.10.2020 - How Beauty and Love Can Help You Change Careers and Love Life Again

This quote and the photo I took reflect what gives my life meaning and purpose. I’m drawn to all things beautiful and the people who create and nurture beauty. This gorgeous lily is the one that inspired Monet to paint his famous waterlily series. The lily is this photo has been loving cultivated by David …MORE »

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6.10.2020 - How others sabotage points the way to our passion and purpose

    “The wound is the place where the light enters you” ~ Rumi I wish to address the “stigma and misconceptions” surrounding mental health and in particular the trauma, often untreated, of the wounds of childhood, and offer hope and strategies to help. As a child therapist, I have had the privilege of hearing from boys …MORE »

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22.09.2020 - What 14 Self-Employed Business Owners Wish They Knew at the Start of Their Career

                            “Wild horses wouldn’t drag me back to working for someone else.” Alan Sugar, Entrepreneur and host of The Apprentice, UK   Fourteen Individuals tell you their stories… Their backgrounds and dreams are as unique as you are. What unites them is …MORE »

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4.08.2020 - Guess who fears success?

  Call it imposter syndrome or fear of standing out, to something else, fear of success has a surprising number of people in its toxic grip. How does the fear of success show up for you? Are you holding yourself back? Here’s what to do:   As I share in chapter 31 of How to …MORE »

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4.07.2020 - If Brett Could Change His Career At 60, So Can You

  “I feel like I can say to people in a huge range of situations – ‘Yes, I see you.’” ~ Brett Muir, Point of Change   Brett Muir’s personal story of reinvention is an inspiring call to action for us all. At a time in life when many midlifers believe they are too old …MORE »

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3.06.2020 - How to quit your job, change careers, stress less…live more

Whether you dream of quitting your job or you’ve lost the one you had, moving forward fearlessly is a vital success strategy.   There are several ways to boost your courage muscles and gain ideas to propel your career change strategy. An easy peasy option is to devour mindfood, including binging on inspirational media. Limit …MORE »

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6.04.2020 - Awesome new ways for job hunters and career changes are waiting for you…

  “Keep dreaming in colour And drawing your dreams On cement floors Until they are realised.” ~ Alicia Keys For years  I have been passionate about passion. For a long time, I made a career from this by working as a career and a life coach. Something I still do – but less and less. …MORE »

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18.03.2020 - How to love, not leave, your career during the Coronavirus crisis

  Job sculpting: create a life of bliss   I am working around the clock to get my final edits done of my book, “Happy@work: job hunting for mid-lifer’s”. Tonight, I’m working on a favourite chapter of mine – “Love it, don’t leave it.”   As one frustrated HR manager said to me recently, “The …MORE »

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10.03.2020 - Why training to be a life or career coach is the go-to-career change strategy

Self-transformation is the door to freedom   “The greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation.” Lao Tzu Is your job stressing you out? I know how horrid it feels. I know how it feels to be like Cath who emailed me yesterday, “I’m finding I am just miserable in my …MORE »

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