Deep diving into fear

I recently left my corporate job and am back on the job market (hmu if you have any opportunities. I also do community consulting). It was a job I loved doing but I knew it was time to develop new…

You don’t need to wait for New Years to become a better you

The holidays are a magical time of year. Everyone feels cheery, appreciative and looks forward to spending time with friends and family. As Thanksgiving rolls around, everyone starts the countdown to their December holiday – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc. and…

You are not alone

You are not alone in how you feel. You are not alone in how you think. You are not alone in wanting more for yourself. You are not alone in wanting to achieve more. You are not alone in feeling…

You are being too hard on yourself

Have you ever asked yourself, “why am I not where I want to be yet?(!!)” Whenever I’m feeling vulnerable and insecure about my personal development, this question burns a hole in my mind. Once it pops into my head, I…

27 Career Success Quotes To Inspire You

Sometimes we just need some career success quotes to kickstart the new week. We’ve all found ourselves in a place where we’re mentally stuck and trying to develop habits to be happy and successful. Or we just feel like we’re…

26 Habits of Ridiculously Happy and Successful People

Happiness is something we’re all entitled to and we’re constantly in pursuit of. Being happy isn’t just about chasing something that makes us smile. It’s also about consistently being able to give value and meaning to our work and our…

I Am Me

It all started because I was afraid. It all started because I didn’t believe in myself. I didn’t think I can do it. I didn’t think that it was possible. I moved to New York City in June 2013. I…

Becoming a Better Communicator, One Observation at a Time

Communication is a vital component of everything we do. You can be the best at any given thing, but if no one knows about it, your skills are going to waste. Similarly, if you’re a great person but never talk…

My Journey as a Daughter of Refugees

“Stop acting like an American!” A demand I often heard from my mother during my adolescent and teenage years. She would normally say this to me after a request I made to join the tennis team or if she saw…

3 Self-Care Books That Stuck With Me

Personal development books (or as they are shamefully called “self-help” books) tend to get a bad rap. Visions of sad people conspicuously browsing the self-help aisle in your local bookstore tend to come to mind. To be caught in the…

How to ask for what you want

We all know that one person who seems to get everything! Sure, they can be sweet and charming, but how are they able to convince others to do whatever they want? More importantly, how can you get others to help…

5 Self-Care Tips for the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time of year.  Lots of added activities on your to-do list like finding the perfect gift for Uncle Fred who has everything, hanging out with relatives you barely know and have to make small…

23 Personal Development Goals Guarantee To Change Your Life

Setting personal development goals can be the difference between whether or not you’ll achieve them. No matter where you are in your life or where you live, as long as you have a calendar, pen, paper, and some level of…

Take yourself seriously 

A friend of mine recently told me how certain events in her life made her realize she should take herself seriously. The minute she said it, I was hit with an aha moment. Allow me to explain… For someone who…

10 Ways to Create Empowerment in Your Life From the Boardroom to the Bedroom

As a coach, I like to look at a snapshot of my client’s life when we start working together. Creating a life filled with balance and high levels of satisfaction can feel elusive when they’ve lost their focus. The Wheel…

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