Work + Life

Maybe you don’t need therapy: how coaching can fill a void

Maybe you don’t need therapy: how coaching can fill a void

  You’re struggling with whether or not to stay in a relationship. You hate your job but feel there are no other options. You are scared to take on a new opportunity or feel “stuck” in a situation. It seems like everyone around you is more confident and more successful than you. You’ve talked to your […]

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Joining a Women’s Group Changed My Life

Joining a Women’s Group Changed My Life

One year ago, I was working in a depressing, mismanaged counseling center where I constantly worried about my effectiveness with clients, and felt like I was just passing time until I could start my own practice. I relied on reassurance from my supervisors and peers, and constantly compared myself to the other counselors I knew. When […]

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How are you spending your time?

How are you spending your time?

In my last post, I talked about the relief that came after reading Liz Gilbert’s Facebook post about what I dubbed the “life purpose problem.” Have you ever struggled with confusion about what you’re supposed to be doing with your life? If you have, you’re not alone. Liz thinks we’re asking the wrong question. Instead of […]

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The “Life Purpose” Problem

The “Life Purpose” Problem

My Myers-Briggs personality type is ENFP, which means I loooooove to come up with ideas. I once heard someone describe an ENFP as someone who “doesn’t think outside the box, because for an ENFP, there was no box to begin with.” Coming up with ideas can be great, until it’s time to focus your energy […]

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It’s a new year. What seeds will you water?

It’s a new year. What seeds will you water?

I might not always celebrate the coming of a new year in a special way, but for the last several years, I’ve made a point of reflecting on the past 365 days. Did I learn anything? What did I do well? What could I do better? The start of this year, in particular, was a more […]

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