How do you know what your ideal job is?

How do you know what your ideal job is?

What would an ideal job be like? And more importantly what is it? There is a lot of hype out there about finding the ideal job. The current view is you simply must have a driving passion that consumes you. If you don’t have this overarching passion you will be a loser. There are numerous career tests to tell you what that ideal job is and it almost guarantees you will be successful. Do what you love and the money will follow. I don’t believe...

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How to talk to an IMPOSSIBLE person

How to talk to an IMPOSSIBLE person

You know the anxious feeling you get when you know that you have to talk to that impossible person in your life? My boss, spouse, mother-in-law best friend sometimes they can be completely impossible! And yet you have to talk to them and it is draining and they never listen. It feels overwhelming and you think about all the things you want to say. But somehow the person never stops talking! So, you interrupt or shut down and that doesn’t...

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Finding Hope when you feel despair

Finding Hope when you feel despair

People are experiencing a lot of stress, anxiety and depression. Some events are reasonably characterized as “awful” and it doesn’t help to say it’s not so bad when the answer back is a resounding YES! What you need is a place to share it (misery Loves Company).  To begin to solve a problem you need validation either from yourself or someone else. Most of us are not built to process extreme distress, shock, or suffering...

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A prescription for rage and anxiety

A prescription for rage and anxiety

“I felt myself change but I couldn’t stop it and really I didn’t want to. I screamed and cursed.  Rage is when you have too much anger” Raging is an emergency alternative; when talking doesn’t do it when holding it in doesn’t do it when walking away doesn’t do it when you can’t relax when no one get it.   When it happens, you may not be aware of what you are doing and saying.  Severe...

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How do I know if I am depressed? A fast check list

How do I know if I am depressed? A fast check list

If you are wondering if you are depressed please read down this list to find out the symptoms of depression. Then look at how much one or several of these symptoms are affecting your life. If you would like to take a depression test please take my depression test on my website under the tab depression. Difficulty concentrating, running late, remembering details, and making decisions Exhaustion and decreased energy You feel of guilty, worthless...

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You no longer (or never did) really know what you want

You no longer (or never did) really know what you want

We are going to go over. WHY this has happened, WHY NOW, and WHAT MIGHT HELP.   You have relentlessly pushed and pushed and pushed yourself for 12 or 13 years to gain a prestigious career and here you are….realizing there’s no end in sight. In today’s world it feels like you have to push and push and push yourself for 6 or 10 more years before you can relax.  You feel burned out and worn out and can’t get the motivation up to...

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