Daughter drawing with mother in office want your dream job

Want your Dream Job?

Want your dream job? Look to your childhood. A recent CNN article entitled “Could your childhood ambitions reveal your dream job?” explored this question. Some of the important points from the article are that the jobs we held in high regard as children reflected our passions and talents. Only about 30% of people surveyed were … Read More

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Why Does Failure Exist?

A few weeks ago I listened to a TED talk by Alain De Botton on failure. He posited a very interesting and enlightening perspective on the concepts of failure and success. Endless Success It made me consider a child, at an age that they don’t understand failure. Say they start making a sand castle, Lego … Read More

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5 Steps to Create A New Life

Talking to a friend this week inspired me to write this “create a new life” post. She’s got a brilliant head on her shoulders, very creative and has great determination. She might even be like me; hard to get going, but once a plan is in place, watch out! I think we all have some … Read More

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4 Steps to Lasting Change

Making Change Last If making changes were easy, I think we’d be some pretty happy people. Why? So many people love stagnation… Or do they? Actually, they probably don’t. If you are stagnating and the world around you is changing, you’re going to be pretty unhappy ultimately so don’t buy into the hype! Change is … Read More

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Frustrated and Lost

Are You Ready? Are you? I know what you’re feeling. I hit snooze so many times that I was late. Constantly. Nobody really cared though. Does it seem like going to a horrible job whenever you want sounds good? Not really. I HAD to go. I HAD to earn money for my family. I would … Read More

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Long and Happy Life

Make a Change and Live Longer Imagine being an employee working at a desk, assembly line, or job meeting. Look around you. 7 of every ten people around you aren’t engaged at all in their work. They have feelings ranging from ambivalence about what they do, to outright hatred. Maybe you are one of them. Going … Read More

Successful pioneer in the jungle finding right direction to happiness on map.


Do you have happiness? Maybe you don’t. Maybe you feel that happiness escapes you in your life. Let me start by saying that it is ok. Yep, it’s ok to be unhappy. Why should I need to tell you that? “Good morning” I say. “How are you today?” I say. What is your answer? “I’m … Read More