Category: career

Three Things You Can Do to Open Yourself Up to Life’s Possibilities and Adventures

As someone who lives her life with a lot of structure, being open and spontaneous doesn’t always come easy. I’ve mentioned my schedule, planning  and my obsession for list making in several other posts (you can read the Why My Planner is Life post here) and I write about it in my book as well.

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Sleep Your Way to Everyday Success

Sometimes when things comes easy to us we think they come easy to everyone else too. Now I know that Simone Biles realizes that the rest of us aren’t somersaulting power houses and Michael Phelps knows that the average person doesn’t butterly nearly as fast as he does. These great Olympians spend a lot of time working on their craft.

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How to Take the Risk in 4 Easy Steps

The other day while watching the local news there was a story about a 10 year old chef. I watched as she worked feverishly in the mock television kitchen preparing something to show her viewers; she could really hold her own in the culinary world. I can’t recall what she was whisking and pouring that day or what

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Why Pointy People Rule

I attended a conference a few months ago where several big Virginia colleges talked about what they want to see in their applicants. The University of Virginia is one of the most competitive universities and probably the most desired by Virginia students and parents alike. As a school counselor I can’t tell you how many

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