Category Archives: Career Coaching Tips

How to Exit the Hamster Wheel of Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive dissonance—the discomfort that comes from holding two competing beliefs—can create a stall or standstill for your coaching clients. It might show up in forms such as… > A client who wants a career in the arts but has family/spouse/parents … Continue reading

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Evidence That You ALWAYS Have What You Need

I often say “You have everything you need, right now.” Sometimes, that statement can be hard to wrap our heads around because we are so conditioned to look for the MATERIAL evidence that we have what we need. But “everything … Continue reading

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Julia Child Wasn’t Always Julia Child

I watched one of my favorite foodie movies this weekend, Julie & Julia. Based on Julia Child’s start in cooking and intertwined with blogger Julie Powell’s 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child’s first cookbook. Several lines in … Continue reading

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The Danger of “UNIVERSALIZING” Bad Circumstances

Universalizing is a process where we take one “bad” situation and allow it to seep into every circumstance. For example, “I tripped over the dog this morning … the whole day will go badly.” Or, “My manager was abrupt with … Continue reading

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