How to Get Through Tough Times

Life transitions such as moving, change of job, retirement, personal changes in health, or death of a loved one opens an emotional can of uncertainty.  Change can shake you to your core.  Feelings like anxiety, confusion, and sadness can paralyze your efforts to move forward. Transitions dare you to adapt to change in new ways.  […]

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What You Must Let Go to Move Forward

There is nothing more crippling than the paralysis of having no idea what to do next. When the worst happens and things do not go as planned, you feel beat up and burned out. Nicole Sibon, author of Rebooted and The Emile Reed Chronicles, insists, “Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning […]

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What to Do Next When You Don’t Know What to Do

When I left my job, I had no idea what I was going to do next. I had college degrees. I had more than 30 years of experience as a teacher and program director. I was excited because new opportunities were in front of me. My only problem? I had no idea what I wanted […]

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How to Find Your Passion

At the end (and beginning) of the romantic-comedy, Pretty Woman, a man crosses the street and shouts to no one in particular, “Welcome to Hollywood! Everybody comes here has a dream. What’s your dream?” When was the last time someone asked you about your dream? I recently asked high school students, “What’s your dream?” Tears swelled in the eyes of […]

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Inspiring Transition Tips When You Experience Change

Life transitions such as moving, change of job, retirement, or personal changes in health or the health of a loved one often opens an emotional can of uncertainty. Change can shake us to our core. Feelings like anxiety and confusion that result from big life transitions can paralyze our efforts to move forward. “What you […]

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