Hate Writing – Time to Rethink It

As a professor who teaches online, there is a lot of writing during these type of classes. If you're not familiar, the online classroom is structured in that the way I get to know if a student is mastering the material is through their writing. Typically, there are two discussion questions each week along with …

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You’re Doing Everything Right but Still Can’t Get a Job

It is becoming more frequent these days in hearing the frustrations of job seekers: they are doing everything 'right' in their job search, they're getting calls and interviews, but just not hearing the magic words "You're Hired!"  If this has been your situation, here are some reasons that may help you to deal and continue …

If You Found the Magic Lamp….An Exercise to Get What you Desire

How many times do you say "I want" when you have desires you want to achieve?  I'm sure it's often, if you're anything like the majority of people in the world.  When you say "I want," how often does it make you want to take action to get what that is? I would suspect not …

Mentally Preparing for for What Lies Ahead

Yesterday I spoke of Olympic Athletes and today, on Superbowl Sunday, I am addressing these athletes; as I think of the game I also think about the mental preparation they have to make to go into this (c -0-l-d) game.  There is so much riding on it and the stakes are high - this is …

Worrying Less About What Other People Think About You

A lesson for today is to worry less about what other people think about you and more about what you think of yourself.   I sometimes see others who want/need so much validation from others that it leads them to overstepping their own boundaries and depletes them.  They go over and above in all areas of …