What should I do about… the job?the client?the project?the opportunity? Ever ask yourself that question? Here’s how I always know what to do and it’s not because I know everything. Before I decide what to do, I decide how I want to feel while taking action. It’s not crazy. It’s how I create the results I…Read More
Often my clients will ask me how to use their emotions to their advantage. One way to do this is through scent. As a Career Coach AND a Clinical Aromatherapist, I’ve been using scent effectively for years.
Shhhhh, I used to distill my formulations in my corporate office.
Everyone wanted to know why it always smelled so good.
They often asked if they could stay in my office and hang. Yup. Sure can.
Aroma transports us. Scents can shift us.
A scent memory can bring us back to a cherished experience.Read More
Careers are 50/50. Life is 50/50. It’s normal to cycle through both good and bad feelings. So many of my clients tell me they’ve spent years forcing themselves to be and stay happy. They have a great career. A strong resumé. They feel they shouldn’t complain. But they let ambition turn to expectancy and resent…Read More
One of the things my clients come to me for support with is fixing workplace conflict. The conflict is making them unsatisfied at their very good job. Or there’s a conflict with a colleague or supervisor. My clients often think they have to find a new job. First they search the job boards. Then they update…Read More
So often when I ask my clients how they want to feel, they look at me like I’m crazy and they don’t know what to say. How often do people asking you directly about your feelings, after all? They are experts at thinking. They are newbies at feeling. Paying attention to how you feel means…Read More
Don’t take the bait A few years ago I created the necklace above out of a fishing lure. I was struggling with the complexity of the corporate environment and I found that I was often getting triggered by circumstances. Sometimes I didn’t handle the situation well, and my reaction ended up creating more drama than…Read More
One of the best tools you can use to achieve more at work is to plan how you want to feel while achieving your goal. Wait. Before you stop reading and think this is too woo-woo, hold on and hear me out. Paying attention to how you feel means that at any time you can…Read More