Willingness to Change is a Strength

Be Mindful Of the Stories You Tell Yourself, Change Your Story, Change Your Work-Life Tara lost her job as a retail banker, when the branch she had worked at for thirty years merged with the only other bank in town, resulting in significant job losses. She knew she wouldn’t be able to find a newContinue reading “Willingness to Change is a Strength”

A WorkLife Change: From the World of Publishing to Companion Animal Practitioner

Oh, And Making Personalised Dinnerware for Discerning Pets, And Dog Walking Too! I’m sharing Janet’s story by way of demonstrating that if you can conceive an idea, you can achieve it. It will take planning, preparation, the necessary training and development, a good business plan and strategy, but as Janet discovered, you just need to takeContinue reading “A WorkLife Change: From the World of Publishing to Companion Animal Practitioner”

What to Do When Uncertainty is a Certainty. What You Can Learn from Actors and the 3 Rs of Drama:

(The Big) Reveal, Realisation and Reaction and How to Manage Your Present While Creating Your Future If the year 2020 taught us anything, it taught us the need for independence, which comes from the ability to be self-reliant, which supports creating our own security, and ultimately our freedom. What to Do When Uncertainty is aContinue reading “What to Do When Uncertainty is a Certainty. What You Can Learn from Actors and the 3 Rs of Drama:”

What Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?

Or Maybe a Better Question Who Are You Going to Be at Your Next WorkLife Stage? Roisin had never really found her place in her WorkLife. She had stumbled from one thing to another. She had reinvented herself so many times along her WorkLife journey, all the time she felt she was constantly reinventing herselfContinue reading “What Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?”

Be Grateful to the Naysayers Allow Them to Motivate You When They Something Can’t Be Done

When You’re Following Your Dream, Believe in What’s Possible, and Know if Anyone Can, You Can “Opening a bookstore when everyone buys their books from Amazon is a crazy idea, and in a small town, that’s soon to be by-passed when that new road opens, makes it not only a crazy idea, but a stupidContinue reading “Be Grateful to the Naysayers Allow Them to Motivate You When They Something Can’t Be Done”

I Knew I Was Having an Identity Crisis When I Realised I Had Become Two Different People

It Took a Milestone Birthday, and a Charming and Funny Memoir to Bring About This Realisation, and With It a Turning Point in Sally’s Life Sally had lost herself in the process of years of keeping her work and her life outside of work separate. She had somehow become two different people. The world wasn’tContinue reading “I Knew I Was Having an Identity Crisis When I Realised I Had Become Two Different People”

Acts of Kindness and Generosity, Transformations, Pivots and the Domino Effect

Acts of Kindness and Generosity in Times of Crisis Are Transformational, Not Just for You as the Agent, but Also for Everyone Around You Acts of kindness and generosity in times of crisis are transformational, not just for you as the agent, but also for everyone around you. Because they can cause the domino effect,Continue reading “Acts of Kindness and Generosity, Transformations, Pivots and the Domino Effect”

What’s Standing In The Way Of Your Happy Ever After?

Sam’s Driver’s Licence Expired, so Did Her Longtime Relationship, and Now Her Job Had Too It dawned on Sam that everything has an expiration date, as she closed the door for the last time to the apartment she had shared with her boyfriend Karl. The lease had also expired. It was time for Sam toContinue reading “What’s Standing In The Way Of Your Happy Ever After?”

Quote #4 That Helped Shape The Chapters of My First Book

To Give People an Understanding Into What the Chapter Was About. To Open Their Thinking without Telling Them How or What to Think Chapter #4 Living Your Truth Quote #4 “I’m finally coming to the realisation that my ambition is to be the person I already am.” Thomas Merton Followed by my Chapter Introduction: As youContinue reading “Quote #4 That Helped Shape The Chapters of My First Book”

The Most Important Piece of Wisdom That Has Served Me Well Throughout My WorkLife

“You Have Much of What You Need Within You, and What You Don’t Have, You Will Be Able to Find or Figure Out.” I actually don’t know where I first heard those words. I don’t believe it was from anyone I know. I read a lot, so they could be words from a book. IContinue reading “The Most Important Piece of Wisdom That Has Served Me Well Throughout My WorkLife”