Do you want a Griswold or Martha Stewart holiday?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Installment #1 of “How to manage the holidays, not them manage you.” 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 …

How to get the best out of challenging relationships.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

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.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

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?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

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?”

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

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?” …