Mindful Careers – Abundant Opportunities

A simple way of looking at the word abundance is to think about it as the lack of lack. In regards to work and making career changes this principle can apply to ideas, opportunities, time as well as money. Developing prosperous habits requires you to embrace a positive outlook and seize any challenge as an opportunity placed in front of you. All too often we are choosing from a ‘lack’…

Mindful Careers: Intention for <3

It’s a simple thing, really. Love. A four letter word that so many of us have difficulty expressing – whether to others or to ourself. This intention sheds light on the simple steps you can take today, right now, to show others that you care about them, that you appreciate their place, their contribution to your life. And it reminds us to love ourselves. Enjoy the <3

Mindful Careers: An Exercise in <3 (love)

How’s it going this week? Have you made progress on your “relationship list”? Don’t fret if you haven’t. Reflecting on the role love plays in our professional and personal lives is not easy. It is essential, however, to form the foundation of your mindful career. Here’s an exercise that may help: Make a list of your most significant relationships by category. Name up to ten people for each: Family Relationships:…

Mindful Careers: Love means honoring all relationships

Creating – and sustaining¬†– your mindful career requires you to have mindful relationships on and off the job. It is impossible to love what you do if you do not enjoy your co-workers and/or clients. In addition, if work gets in the way of having healthy relationships in your personal life, the work will eventually become emotionally, unsustainable. Early on in my career, I tolerated working for a few bullies.…

Mindful Careers: Visualization For Balance

You may think of “listening” as a passive activity. You’re not doing anything except taking in what another is saying. The thing about visualizations – these audios specifically – are that they yield activity later. Big changes, small changes. All start with a simple suggestion. So set aside some time to listen. Let your mind take in the words while your body relaxes into the feeling. You may find balance…

Past. Present. Future. Three Steps Toward Career Mastery

What is career mastery and why should I care about it? Career Mastery is the ability to identify and develop passions and purpose and then, plan you next career chapter based on this knowledge. Most people go from one job to the next without stopping to pause and develop a thoughtful plan. This process requires you to reflect on you past, assess your present and create a personal plan for…