How to write your vision statement

How to write your vision statement

This post will take you through the steps of how to write your vision statement. You cab find a downloadable worksheet at the end. I used the process outlined below a few years ago when I was working with a career coach. At that time, I didn’t realize how...
Having more fun in life

Having more fun in life

Having more fun in life has not been one of my priorities and throughout my teens and adulthood I’ve poured my energy into working and accomplishing. I’ve reaped benefits from this “work hard” behaviour (or habit?): approval, acceptance, and...
Stay in productive mode by tracking your time

Stay in productive mode by tracking your time

Do you ever think something is going to take you “___ ” hours and it takes you 3 times longer?  Even when you’ve done a similar project many times before and, in theory, “should” know how long it takes you? If so, tracking your time can...
5 ways to set boundaries at work and temper your perfectionism

5 ways to set boundaries at work and temper your perfectionism

Do you struggle to set boundaries at work (and then uphold them!) because you are an ambitious perfectionist who is: uber responsible (you don’t want to displease) focussed on high quality (you have elevated standards) avoiding failure (you’re experiencing...
Do you feel like you never have enough time?

Do you feel like you never have enough time?

Do you feel like you have never enough time? You know, the day ends and your to-do list is longer than it was in the morning? Or, you go to bed thinking about all the things you didn’t get done? Maybe you’re even running through your to-do list when you...
Why is it so hard to rest?

Why is it so hard to rest?

I envy people who relax often and easily.  For me and other ambitious perfectionists, it’s surprisingly hard to rest. I’m “working on it”–which, ironically, isn’t my preferred approach. Working on resting seems like an oxymoron!...

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