Tag Archives: happiness

The Search for Something Better – Redux

If you are familiar at all with my thinking, you know that I am big on recommending that people take seriously the notion of conducting a personal “Year End Review” in order to clear the path for the new. In … Continue reading

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Hitting the Bulls-eye!

Just last week, one of my clients, Pamela – a writer/editor in her mid-twenties — hit the bulls-eye, – the very job toward which she had been aiming for the last three years, without realizing it. What she was experiencing … Continue reading

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Building Positive Momentum in Your Career and Life

As soon as December 26 arrives with a thunk, the world shifts its focus to the New Year. By December 31, of course, all eyes are on the clock to hone in on the final countdown to the minutes and … Continue reading

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The Ages and Stages of Life – Part III

Despite the fact that I said I would keep you updated as the week went on with my sister Susan and her family in Texas, there were too many fun and important things to do, plus trying and failing to … Continue reading

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The Ages and Stages of Life – Part II

I am in Texas for a couple of universal age-related-stage-of-life type things: my nephew Mark’s oldest son, Cody, is graduating from Wiley High School.  (His younger son, Colton, will be a sophomore next year, and I am committed to coming … Continue reading

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The Ages and Stages of Life – Part I

When I was still in my twenties, burning with confusion and angst, I was driven to search relentlessly for my Self. My mother had always told me not to delve too much, and so it was inevitable. In addition to … Continue reading

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The Enemies Within

During career transition – when it feels as if the rug has been pulled out from under you and it seems as if you have been stripped of your identity – the dissonant choir of negative inner voices that have … Continue reading

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News Update

It’s been a long time. . . I left you with the “Fail at Something Every Day” message for much longer than intended, but important obligations have intervened. In April, we participated in another project for Rebuilding Together Oakland. (For … Continue reading

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Fail at Something Every Day

Last week on CBS This Morning with Charlie Rose (March 8, 2012), I happened to see an interview with Sara Blakely – mastermind of Spanx, the hip hosiery company that manufactures seamless, stretchy tights and hose designed to pull you … Continue reading

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The Bow Stance

Archery is the national sport and pastime in Bhutan. Prior to a fortuitous business trip to Bhutan last fall, I was fascinated to discover in my research this curious centuries-old factoid about the tiny Himalayan country I was soon to … Continue reading

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