Holiday Treats or Defeats?

Cookies, candy, and treats galore! It’s the holiday season and while you are comfortable with your body right now the worries of what the holidays will do to it are starting to make you wonder if you have something to worry about.  So what do you do? How do you […]

Meditation #Fail #Fail #Success!

Meditation: A practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.[1] I’ve heard a lot about meditation…. And yet I still didn’t […]

Bottoms Up!

If you are like me, countless doctors and people that have told you this year and years past that you need to drink more water.  And sometimes it’s easy to get on a great streak of drinking it. It’s then that I see what all the talk is about… What […]

Family Dynamics: Transitioning to Adulthood

It seems as though one day you go from being your parent’s child to their adult son or daughter.   It doesn’t seem like much should change, but some things do and some things don’t.   Adulting.. there’s a lot to it! What changes: It may no longer be assumed that your […]

The Value of an Education

University presents a time of unbridled learning, adventure, and a new kind of freedom!   Courses schedules are often more sporadic throughout the day and it really becomes up to each person to find their own way to manage their day-to-day schedule. For many going to University, this may be the […]

Your Resume: Your Sell Sheet

Your career goals may be far from being a salesperson but when it comes to your resume, you do need to know how to sell yourself.  And that’s how you should think of your resume – as your professional sell sheet. Your resume should highlight your professional success stories in […]

Bucket Lists

Bucket lists can serve many purposes beyond “what I want to do before I kick the bucket,” which is its traditional meaning. I have used my bucket list for a variety of purposes.  For example, to add some extra fun into my life, to hold myself accountable to my goals, […]

Before You Tweet…

In My Opinion…. The average half-life of a tweet is 24 minutes.   Twenty-four quick minutes… That’s nothing, right? What’s the odds that any badly worded or even emotionally charged tweet will be seen by the intended party?  Well, let me tell you, the odds are actually very good! Think Before You Click: […]

The Value in Asking for Help

Let’s face it, asking for help sometimes can be tough.  It may feel like we are admitting that we don’t know something that we feel we should.  Or perhaps we are nervous that someone will laugh at our question.  Or be bothered by it. The reality is actually quite different.  […]

How Am I EVER Going to Get All This Done??

Ever feel like a blanket of tasks and responsibilities has wrapped itself tight around you?  That there’s just so much to do that you don’t know where to start so you just freeze? Let me share some strategies and together we can get through this! First, I do exactly that.  […]

Like a Snowflake…

Just like a snowflake there are no two people alike.  There’s a unique beauty in that and knowing that no matter what, there is no one that can contribute, influence, or live their life quite like we each can. Life is full of various types of stress and that stress […]

Social Media: Friend or Foe?

Social media is a great resource – it’s a way to connect with friends, learn the latest updates on topics, and find out what’s trending across the globe.  There’s almost an endless amount of opportunities that the various social media outlets provide.   Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or […]

The Power of a Strong Network

Career networking has become a key tool in finding and advancing in one’s career.   So, what is a career network and how to do you create one?  A career, or professional” network involves using personal, professional, academic or familial contacts to assist with a job search, achieve career goals, learn […]

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