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Three Questions to Ask During Times of Transition…

Sometimes transitions are anticipated – and other times, like with COVID or being let go from a job, they happen suddenly.  In either case, change isn’t easy and often brings up feelings of self-doubt and questioning.  It’s how we respond to the challenges that arise that helps us come out the other side stronger – …

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Check Out Oprah’s Personality Quiz for Insights

Two thumbs up for Oprah’s very cool personality quiz that I think is totally worth your time to complete – and you don’t have to give your email address to take it – to get the results!  The process of figuring out what’s next in your life is a journey that takes time and insights. …

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A Good Time to Think about the Future…

Maybe the key these days is to think more about the future.  Here the world is, caught up in the horror of covid-19. It’s hard to get away from all the chatter from friends, media social media and even in our own homes. But research suggests that it’s a good idea to think about the …

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There’s A Happiness Curve For Those 50 and Over!

Perhaps you’re familiar with the book, The Happiness Curve by Jonathan Rauch.  It’s a fun read and basically says life gets better starting around age 50.  He writes that as we get older the research shows we shift away from competition and striving for success toward compassion and reframing how we look at life.  We change our …

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From Happiness To Well-Being…

As we go through life transitions what is a good way to look at how we want our life to look like?  For me, as I get older, I think more about how I can live my life as fully as possible, but what does that mean?  I’m reading Martin Seligman’s book Flourish and it’s about this …

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Are You on the Learner Path?

We all know Robert Frost’s “Two paths diverged in the wood” poem. He takes the one less traveled. For me it’s been more about being intentional about the path I want to take. To put it positively, when I’ve focused on what I want, more opportunities come my way. Marilee Adam’s book, Change your Questions, Change …

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Ways to Grow, Stay Connected & Get Stuff Done!

The pandemic has certainly forced us all into a major life transition that calls for coping strategies. Here are some ideas I’ve found helpful to adjust to the new normal that you may not have considered: Try new stuff. What hobbies or interests might you explore? You probably are already walking and jogging a lot …

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Could An Encore Career Be In Your Future?

Did you know that American workers are retiring at about the same age as in the 1970s, yet are living longer and healthier lives?  At the same time, defined pension plans are mostly a thing of the past.  And our 401Ks, especially now with the market – bring new uncertainty to our financial future.  For …

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Is Volunteering in Your Future?

Clients often come to me initially because they want to figure out what kind of volunteer or paid role they’d like to have after leaving their main career.  While it may sound easy, finding the right business or nonprofit that is a good fit takes time. For example, with nonprofits the opportunities to serve range from …

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Keys to Making the Transition to What’s Next…

We all know family members and friends who seem to step into retirement or major later life challenges with apparent zest and excitement.  But, based on my own experience and working with clients, it’s more common to have fears and limiting beliefs about the future.  Life planning is the antidote to simply reacting to life.  …

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Tips Getting Through the Hard Times

Change is hard enough when we intentionally decide on a career or life change.  If you’d like to see my summary as a video click HERE. When change is forced on us – like losing a job or having to spend countless months on end working from home, it’s even tougher. The well-known Bridges Transition Model …

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