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My Annual Review: How My Clients Succeeded This Year

I’ve conducted an “annual review” to look back on my year and celebrate my progress as a coach, and you should do the same. In a recent post, I shared my steps for evaluating your progress and setting strong goals for the new year. It’s important to acknowledge and celebrate how far you’ve come, because […]

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How to Set Boundaries that Protect Your Mental Health

Do you know how to set boundaries? Last week, I shared why boundaries are critical for our personal growth. Setting expectations – for ourselves, and others – allows us to communicate our needs. Healthy boundaries prevent burnout and overwhelm.   How to set boundaries Be proactive, not reactive. Set boundaries today to communicate your needs […]

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Why Healthy Boundaries Are Critical for Our Personal Growth

What does it mean to set healthy boundaries for ourselves? “Establishing boundaries” is the sixth and final step in my CHOICE coaching program, a simple 6-step approach for gaining confidence, identifying next steps, and making progress toward your long-term goals. By this step, my coaching clients have undergone the challenging work to clarify their needs […]

Small Business

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Steps for Business Owners to Evaluate Progress and Set Strong New Year Goals

It’s time to set new year goals! December is a time to evaluate our progress and make plans for the new year. If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, follow my steps for success as you set new goals for your business:   1.     Celebrate your progress before you outline new year goals We are […]

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How to Build a Team as an Entrepreneur: Character Traits to Look for When You Hire

Entrepreneurs and small business owners, are you ready to build a team and scale your business? Recently, I shared my burnout story as a beginning entrepreneur. A friend recommended the book Who Not How by Dan Sullivan, and it taught me the importance of finding the right people to support you on your journey. I […]

The Three Types of Burnouts and How You Can Overcome Them

Have you ever faced a career burnout or just wonder how bad the effect can be? Well, you are in the right place, as this blog is going to give you an insight into how lousy career burnout can be, its types, and how to overcome them. Many of us face burnout at some point […]

Career Development

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How to Choose the Right Job for You: A Guide for Anxious Job-Hunters

How do you battle anxiety and indecision to choose the right job? There are a lot of factors to consider, and the job hunt can feel overwhelming. Taking a new job is a “big” decision because it’s a long-term commitment. You spend a lot of time in this environment, interacting with the team and doing […]

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How to Interview with Confidence and Showcase Your Personality

How do we approach a job interview with confidence? Interview anxiety is very real. It’s intimidating to walk into a room of people who are there to judge our qualifications. And so we tend to think that our level of confidence is tied to our preparation, like how much we know about the company or […]

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Is It Time To Quit Your Job?

How do you know when it’s time to quit your job? We ask ourselves this question when we feel unhappy in our current role. Maybe you feel “stuck” or unappreciated.  You’re simply bored. The problem is, our fear often gets in the way of making big decisions and taking action. We are afraid to make […]

Relationships

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How Strong Boundaries in Relationships Build Trust

Why is it important to set boundaries in relationships? “Boundaries” often carry a negative connotation, so I shared my personal definition in a recent blog. Boundaries are about setting expectations for ourselves and others. We need to communicate our needs and expectations to our friends, family, and romantic partners. It’s important to have conversations about […]

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Conflicting Values in a Romantic Relationship: How to Resolve Tension

What should you do when you and your partner have conflicting values? Our values give us purpose and direction. Honoring our core values is key to making better choices and pursuing our life goals. When there is a misalignment between our actions and our values, we often experience conflict. In the same way, we’ll experience […]

Healthy Relationship

How to Build a Happy, Healthy Relationship and Heal Your Trauma

How has your past trauma affected your ability to build a healthy relationship? When we experience trauma, our emotional response changes our beliefs about ourselves and the world around us. And so we carry the “baggage” of our trauma into every aspect of our lives, including (especially!) our relationships. Do you find yourself making the […]

Fresh Perspectives

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How to Stop Making Assumptions and Discover Truth

You know what they say about making assumptions. “When you assume, you make an ass of you and me.” How often do we get into trouble when we make assumptions about ourselves, about others, or about situations? We’ve started a blog series about the obstacles that hold us back on our journey to change. Last […]

Positive Mindset

How to Sustain a Positive Mindset by Ridding Yourself of a Judgmental Attitude

What stands in the way of a positive mindset? This is our last post in a series about “clarifying your mindset,” the important first step on your journey to change. This is a process of self-discovery that will help you find clarity about your purpose and direction. Week 1: How to develop a “for you” […]

Find your purpose

How to Find Your Purpose and Embrace Change

Do you want to find your purpose? We all want to know what we’re meant to do with our lives, and why we were put on this earth. “Purpose” gives us direction and motivation. The first step of my coaching program is a process of self-discovery that requires that you (1) uncover your purpose, (2) […]