September 19, 2019

Feeling emotionally stuck but not sure who to reach out to? Maybe you’re finding it difficult to connect socially with others; maybe you’re struggling in your relationship or with drug or alcohol abuse. You may be experiencing anxiety or depression. Or maybe you simply...

April 11, 2019

Whether you’re looking to take your next career step or are a first time job seeker, there can be a lot of fears about making a professional move. In my practice as a career coach and psychotherapist, FOMO—fear of missing out—often comes up.

It’s not uncommon for m...

March 5, 2019

Steve Jobs said, “I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.”

S...

November 15, 2018

Do you have a “work self” and a “home self”?

As a career coach and psychotherapist, many of the clients I work with describe feeling like they have to wear a mask at work to fake being smart enough. Or they say they don’t feel creative and alive at their office. “Why do...

October 4, 2018

In a world where “What’s your name and what do you do?” go together at the start of a conversation, it’s easy to shrink if you feel you aren’t living up to expectations. Shame is the feeling that comes up when you hear the message, “you’re not good enough. You’re not s...

September 10, 2018

You might be surprised by the number of emotions a career change can stir up. Whether you’re contemplating a shift within your current company, find yourself in the middle of a pivot, or just landed a new role, it’s normal to feel anxious, excited, tired, frustrated, a...

January 2, 2018

What was 2017 about for you? If you could sum it up in one word or phrase, what would it be? It might be hard to summarize twelve months in one word, but perhaps there is a nugget of insight you’re taking away from the last 365 days. 

At the end of each year,...

June 14, 2017

How’s your Option A going? Did you have plans to land a job that didn’t come through? Or end a relationship you thought was going to be long-term? Maybe you started training for a race and got injured so you had to stop.

The reality is, sometimes our first plan, our Opt...

April 6, 2017

Did you know only 27% of college grads end up in a career related to their major? And that in the United States, two thirds of workers are unhappy with their jobs? This research and more insights are shared in The New York Times best seller Designing You...

March 8, 2017

Happy International Women’s Day!

Globally, on March 8th, we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This date has been observed since the early 1900’s during great changes in the industrialized world. To honor some of the female vo...

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