How to Incorporate Structured Flexibility in Times of Change

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  Sometimes what worked last year, last month, last week, or even yesterday doesn’t work anymore. Our former structures, routines, and habits have to change along with change in the situation. However, when we rely on structure to keep us moving, losing that structure can result in lost …

When Extroverts and Introverts Need to Share Space

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With this change in circumstances, many of us may be challenged with the close quarters we are now sharing.  One of the ways I’m hearing (and personally seeing) a challenge arises from this new dynamic is when Extroverts and Introverts are suddenly thrust together 24/7. In addition to …

“I wish.” “I will.” “I am.”

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Every day is filled with self-reflective thoughts. Many people have positive self-talk days and negative self-talk days. Those contradictory communications can even range from hour-to-hour, or minute to minute. The moment when enough is enough is the time to pull out all the resources. When individuals engage with …

Do you want a Griswold or Martha Stewart holiday?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, followed by Black Friday, and on it’s heels, Cyber Monday. It’s enough to create stress for just about anyone. So much to do, so little time, so many expectations! It’s a tricky time of year when many people compare their lives to Rockwell paintings, Martha …

How to get the best out of challenging relationships.

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The holidays present ample opportunities for us to get together with friends and family that we adore.  And ample opportunity to be thrust into social situations with people that may cause us a bit of stress. Being around people that push our buttons, so to speak, can be …

How to manage transitions. Three successful client experiences.

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Transitions can be hard. Whether the transition involves moving toward or away from something we want to be doing, toward or away from something we don’t want to be doing, or just moving from one task to another, transitions can stand in our way of productivity. Here are three successful transition experiences …

Is anger a sign of motivation?

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It’s not uncommon for some of my clients to exhibit strong emotions during our coaching sessions.  Actually, I encourage it. Why?  If there’s no emotion, it may be a sign that we don’t care.  If we don’t care, it’s hard to make progress. Years ago, in my coach …

Can we just eliminate “just?”

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I recently started listening for the number of times the word “just” comes up in conversation. Generally, it’s nothing big, but more little things where the word “just” either demeans, diminishes, or disqualifies whatever follows. For example: “I’ve just been a mom and housewife, who would want to hire me?” …