Intention for Authenticity

“Why all this focus on intentions?” “I feel silly saying these things out loud.” “When will I feel like something’s changing after I’ve said the intention?” Sound familiar? These are questions I get surrounding the benefit, the usefulness, of setting and reciting intentions. The great thing is, if you’re asking the questions, you’re closer to the answers. You’re asking rather than dismissing. Intentions are the foundation of change, the ladder…

Mindful Careers: An Exercise For Authenticity

Authenticity isn’t easy, especially in an age of pretty, polished social media. We feel pressure to chase perfectionism or model our wardrobe/home/career/everything after someone who seems to have it all together…in a 1:1 square Instagram photo. That’s not to say that all people who live their lives or run their businesses across multiple channels aren’t being authentic. It does mean, however, that our own authenticity can get muted in the…

Mindful Careers: Authenticity

Authenticity is the core principle of a Mindful Career. The practice of authenticity requires you to know and develop your passions. A passion is something for which you have boundless enthusiasm. Do you know what your passions are? People who love what they do know their passions. They don’t turn into someone else when they go to work. They have integrity and a strong sense of what their talents are.…

Live Your Genius Podcast: Meet A Career Master!

Ever wonder what it takes to break free from your woulda, coulda, shoulda cycle and do what you were born to do? Listen in as Laura Berland, Chief Marketing Officer of StarTalk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson, joins us to discuss how Bright Livelihoods helped her realize her passion project TalkingYoga.com. Real people, real challenges, real successes – it is possible to Live Your Genius! Ready to do what you…

Intention for Abundance

Some world leaders – and potential leaders – push forth the idea of lack. Their message is rooted in you not having enough unless they are in power.  History shows us, time and time again, that we are stronger, more resilient as a society when we share – our talents, our resources, our hopes. Use this intention to cultivate a serene sense of abundance in your daily life. What you…

Mindful Careers: An Exercise For Abundance

Happy Monday to you all. Let’s kick-start this week, kick-start some career abundance. In our current step, we’re exploring the ways abundance philosophy helps us professionally – whether we’re searching for sustainable work, considering taking on more responsibility at our current job or taking on a complete career 180. Last week, I shared with you the idea of the 4 Ms – mind / management / master / marketing. These…

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 © 2016, brightlivelihoods.…

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:…