Three Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves

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Kerstin McInnis, Career Transition Coach

Three Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves  This weekend I was in Seattle at the Hay House, I Can Do It Conference.  This was my first time attending one of their events.  The conference brought together 30 Hay House authors and speakers to share their wisdom and insight.  Attending this conference was an opportunity for me to be among so many … Read More

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

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

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

It’s Not Okay

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I’m sorry. It’s okay. No it’s not. A few weeks ago, I found myself participating in this short conversation. I’d say, “I’m sorry”. The person I said it to would say, “It’s okay” and I’d respond, “No it’s not”. In each situation the person I was saying, I’m sorry to wasn’t someone I’d hurt. It was someone who I loved, … Read More

Use Your Words

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When I was in my twenties, I wasn’t very good at using my words or asking for what I wanted. I often went along with what everyone else was doing, saying “fine by me,” when it often wasn’t “fine”. I was very agreeable. I dated a man off and on for years during this time and never asked for what … Read More

January 2015. In like a lion?

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It’s been awhile since I last wrote. I took some time off for the holidays and as soon as January began, life had me off and running. I thought it was March that was in like a lion, not January.   It seemed that each day brought a new high and a low. It felt like the lows were short-lived, thankfully, … Read More

Four Tools For Dealing with Internal Conflict

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What should I do?  Have you ever asked yourself this question only for it to be followed by a long internal dialogue about pros and cons, rights and wrongs, what ifs and should dos?  It’s like a board room of lawyers are in your head arguing across a table, throwing out possibilities and scenarios. Most people have experienced this and … Read More

Moving Past the Fear.

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I posted on my Facebook page a link to today’s Daily Buddha post, “Love Your Work”.  We’ve all heard this message so much and I think we all truly want to follow this advice.  I believe in this advice. For many people though, loving your work & following your bliss, may require a leap of faith from your current situation.  … Read More

Baby Steps to the Job of Your Dreams

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I’m currently in Las Vegas for a tradeshow.  It’s not a tradeshow of any interest to me but I have to be here.  When I’m not coaching, I manage tradeshow production.  I’ve done this work for so many years I’ve lost count.  I can do the job with my eyes closed.  It pays the bills.  However, I don’t love it.  I … Read More