Three Questions To Ask Yourself In A Time Of Change

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Bridge. Kerstin McInnis, Career Transition Coach

“Drive across the bridge.  You don’t have to understand it all right now.  Information and understanding will come later.  You’ll get to the other side.  For now, trust and experience what you’re going through.  Know that this time of change is sacred, too.”  ~ Melody Beattie My life has felt as if it was in a “time of change” for … Read More

Is Your Work In Alignment With Your Values?

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Joe Biden

Last week Joe Biden was on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The interview was emotional and touching. Stephen asked him about his son Beau who died this year. He talked to him about his role as Vice President. I had never thought much about Joe Biden but after this interview, I saw a much different person…an emotional, loving, real … Read More

Transitions

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You are exactly where you are supposed to be. Kerstin McInnis, Career Transition Coach

Fall is upon us. Kids are going back to school. The weather is changing. It is a familiar time of transition. Yesterday in yoga class our teacher also spoke of transition. She asked us to be mindful of how we moved from pose to pose. Did we take our time and breathe and go at our bodies pace or did … Read More

Can You Find Balance in Relentlessness?

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Relentless. This word has been in my mind over the last few weeks. I’ve experienced relentless behavior by others, remembered it within my father, and recognized it in myself. There are pros and cons to being relentless. Merriam-Webster defines relentless as: “showing or promising no abatement of severity, intensity, strength, or pace”. Ouch. That sounds exhaustingly painful. I used to … Read More

Three Questions To Ask When Faced With A Tough Decision

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Last week I was struggling with an emotional decision. There is a person in my life, whom I love deeply, who really needed help. I thought to myself, if this was a stranger, would I help them?  If it was, I could help them, providing money to deal with their immediate needs and hoping that would make everything better. I … Read More

A Dozen Signs That It’s Time to Quit Your Job

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Are you miserable in your job? Here are a dozen signs that it’s time to quit and move on: Your job is all consuming. Do you eat, drink, and sleep work? Are you working morning ‘til night? Do you come home from work trips and collapse on the couch, never calling friends or making plans because you are totally and … Read More

Universal Tests

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Universal Tests. This statement really has two meanings – Universal Tests – A question or problem that is evaluated by the whole or applicable to everyone. Universal Tests – A question, problem, or scenario that the Universe places upon us as to help us better determine our values, goals, and desires. Recently, I received a (definition number two) test from … Read More

What Would You Do For Love?

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Have you ever done something for someone but gone about it kicking and screaming? Maybe someone asked you to help them move and you really didn’t want to but knew it would be nice if you helped out. Or someone asked you to attend an event that you really didn’t want to go to but you went anyway. We often … Read More

Accepting What Is

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This can be the worst place to be sometimes. Because accepting what is, means that it’s not how you want it to be or how you thought it should be. How things “should” be is a whole other issue & living your life based on “shoulds” isn’t authentic to you or your values. Accepting what is means that you aren’t … Read More