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How to Approach Taking Risks in Your Life and Work

When you want to do something in your life or work that feels like a bit of a risk, it can feel daunting and scary. Those feelings can become so consuming that they can stop you from taking the action that would move you forward through the risk, to the result you want. So it is useful to have an approach to taking risks that will help reduce those feelings so that they don’t hold you back or stop you from shooting for the results, change … [Read more...]

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10 compelling benefits of slowing down in your life and work

We seem to live in a world that runs at a million miles an hour, and we allow ourselves to get swept along with it. Many people think that being busy is just part of the way life is. I disagree. I think it is a choice we can make. Just because everyone else is travelling on the busy train doesn’t mean that it is the right thing to do or that you should ride that train with them. Being constantly busy can be really damaging to the life, … [Read more...]

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How to feel more fulfilled in your life and work

If the status quo in your life or work leaves you feeling unfulfilled, then it is time for change! An important thing to keep in mind is this: Just because you currently feel unfulfilled doesn’t mean it has to stay that way. Yes, things can happen in life that results in feeling unfulfilled. Maybe it is a choice you made. Maybe it is circumstances, or a situation that happened. But whatever the source of feeling unfulfilled, keep in … [Read more...]

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How to approach creating big change in your life or work

When you want to create a big change in your life or work it can feel daunting. It can trigger all sorts of emotions like fear of it not working out or going wrong, or wondering if you are able to make it happen, or concern of what others might think. But big change, in itself, is not the problem. The problem is how we are seeing it. Often, we are not seeing it as it is, but how our mind is projecting it. Let me explain: Big change … [Read more...]

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8 things to do when you feel stuck in your life or work

Feeling stuck in some area of your life or work sucks. It can make you feel out of control of your life, frustrated, unfulfilled, unhappy and that the life and results you really want are passing you by, or out of reach. But I would encourage you to consider the possibility that feeling stuck isn’t necessarily the problem. Let me explain: Feeling stuck is something that happens to pretty much all of us at some stage in our life, for one … [Read more...]

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27 things that help you design the life and results you really want

I recently celebrated my 50th birthday. As part of the celebrations, my family and I took a trip to the Canadian Rockies. During our trip I spent some time reflecting on the many things that have been helpful in designing the life, work and results I really wanted over the years. Here are some of the things that came out of that reflection: 27 things that help you design the life and results you really want. 1. Get clear on your values and … [Read more...]

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10 biggest mistakes people make when creating change

When you are creating change in your life, making mistakes is common. It comes with the territory! Thinking you will navigate creating change without making mistakes, is setting yourself up for disappointment and heartache. If you are being hard on yourself for making mistakes as you go about creating change, cut yourself some slack. It happens. We all make mistakes when we are working on creating change. You are not alone. However, … [Read more...]

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Why choosing to take a step back can change your life

I am taking a bit of a sabbatical in the weeks running up to my 50th birthday. I have never taken a sabbatical before. This is nothing to do with any negativity about turning fifty or any kind of midlife crisis. Quite the opposite. I am actually genuinely excited about the next chapter of my life. To me, age is just a number. Nothing more. So all is good, and I am ready and excited for the fabulous fifties! Taking a step back from … [Read more...]

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