The S-Words and the Intentional Pause

In the past couple of months, I felt the beginnings of the S-word in my life. Stress. I honestly avoid using that word to describe how I feel, but sometimes I just can’t find the most accurate word that sums up anxiety, tiredness, being overwhelmed, frustration, and...

What if life is a test?

Recently, I took some assessment exams as part of the screening process to be considered as a career coach for an foreign consulting firm. I breezed through the instructions before going through each of the 4 or 5 assessments. When I was on my 3rd assessment, I was...

On Planning and Letting Go

Hello, there! If you’ve been following me for quite some time, you might have observed that I like making plans. I also like consistency, processes and whatever other things that would translate to efficiency and productivity.  Being in this career for more than a...

A Necessary Disruption

I’ve finally fully recovered from my cold and cough and I’m finding my way to get back on track. After the busy two weeks with back-to-back workshops, client meetings and business travel, I was glad to spend one week slowing down a bit (just a bit). But I found that I...

Writing to and for the world

I’ve always believed writing to be a powerful means to express oneself and to reach and influence more people than you can even imagine. I know I’m not the best nor the most creative writer, but I know that all my works come from the heart. Sharing with...