253 posts in category

Personal Development

What is My Calling for Work After COVID: Sacred or Secular? (Part 2 of 3)

If you’re working on planet earth these days, your vocational reality has been changed by COVID19. While much has shifted,…

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What is My Calling for Work After COVID? (Part 1 of 3)

Shift 1: My friend John’s work has changed dramatically since the end of March. That was when Corona Virus lockdown orders…

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Seven Therapist-Approved Methods for Coping with Anxiety

“Anxiety is a horrendous negative energy that clings to you like your own skin; [it’s] a feeling like catastrophe is…

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What If We Saw Obstacles As Opportunities?

Do you wear glasses? Does someone in your family? My mom tells the story of the day she received her…

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What If Networking is Not About You? (Part 2 of 2)

In the last post, I made the case that there is a clear career and business case for ever-expanding networking—most…

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Why Expanding Your Connections Matters in Finding Your Calling (Part 1 of 2)

Networking Despised “I hate networking, I even hate the idea of networking.”  “It’s so sleazy, so artificial, so, so, transactional.”…

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10 Questions That Will Make Your Work Better in 2020

Tis the season of year-end evaluation.  You may be thinking of New Year’s resolutions like getting in shape, drinking less,…

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Four Tips to Bring Balance Into Your Life (And Improve Your Mental Health)

It’s so easy to get caught up in the trap of busyness and to think that the more activities we…

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The Sweet Spot: When You Are Trying Too Hard (Part 1 of 2)

“You try-hard.” This was the label given one of my daughters in high school after she received yet another near-perfect…

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3 Forms of Pride that Stunt Your Growth

Growing up, my teachers would say the measure of a person’s worth is based on character. After all, it’s what’s…

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