Tag: how to change your life

Women’s Wealth

“I can’t go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” –Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Carroll, 1865 I’m always skeptical of people who talk about the “good old days,” since in my (short) life experience, the past rarely lives up to our Photoshopped and sepia-toned fantasies. Many people love the past because they…
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September 5, 2018 0

How to climb out of a job niche you feel stuck in

Years before I launched this coaching business, when I was still working in network news…ugh I remember all-too-vividly how terrible it was to feel trapped by my job. Waking up at 3am, the so-called “hour of the wolf,” and immediately feeling sick to my stomach when I thought about work…blech. (And then, since I’m apparently…
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April 4, 2018 0

Job-Hunting on a Budget

It’s often been said that looking for a job is the worst job there is, and IMO, part of what makes job-hunting so emotionally arduous is that it requires us to aim high, and commit to our magnificent potential…even when we’re, to paraphrase Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, “feeling kinda temporary” about ourselves.…
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August 9, 2016 0

Make Yourself Uncomfortable.

      Talking to a friend earlier this week, she mentioned her very high tolerance for uncomfortable situations, and how that characteristic, perverse as it may appear, has consistently¬†improved and enriched her life. Her ability to make a home for herself in the space where things get tricky, has allowed her to move beyond…
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December 4, 2015 0

Living in haunted houses

In order to master our demons, first and foremost, we must acknowledge them….a thing that’s easy to say, but, depending on the demon, can be almost impossible to do. For many of us, for example, just admitting that we’re depressed, can make us feel that we failed, that we’re letting down parents, a spouse, children,…
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October 20, 2015 0

Ain’t nothing but a party!

If you’re thinking about getting a better job, but find the process so overwhelming, that you keep putting it off, saying to yourself, “Right after Labor Day, sh*t gets real,” well, that’s one way (highly stressful) to do it, I guess. Me personally, if I keep putting stuff off, it ends up looming over me,…
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August 16, 2015 0