Doubtbusters: Changing Your Mindset

How to change how you feel about yourself I’m not good enough… If they really knew me… Everyone else does it better… I’m not worthy… We all have it.  The fear of being seen.  Not a fear of being seen in our latest contrived photo-shopped selfie on Facebook.  Not a fear of being seen in…

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One Question to Ask When You Are Unsure What to Do

One Question to Ask Yourself We all have moments in our lives, in our careers and in our relationships when we are faced with tough decisions. We may be wondering if we should change a major direction in our own life. We may have a client that needs exceptional counsel or advice. We may wonder…

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Stressed out?

Need a Summer of Renewal NOW? As a trainer and coach, I work with a lot of educators.  In fact, having worked in the public school system for 20 years, I’m friends with a lot of educators and school counselors.  And here is what I bet most of them would say: Being an educator means…

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The Burnout Cure: Seven Tips

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How to take back control in your life Are you overwhelmed? Overworked? Over-committed? All of the above?  So many school counselors would describe themselves as burned out not fired up. Days are characterized by TOO MUCH. There is too much to do at school. Kids are more needy than ever. Teachers are on their last…

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The Power of the Positive

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Setting the Tone with a Positive Culture How often do you begin the day, the conversation, the class, the lesson… with something positive? Could it make a difference in learning, attitude and interactions?  When we come from a genuine and positive place, we are more likely to get a positive response. Not to mention that…

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School Counselors: Need extra income?

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Use Your Skills to Create Extra Income If recent economic events have taught us anything, it’s that we should all have more than one stream of income. When you have all of your eggs in one basket and that income stream dries up, you are in a difficult, maybe even desperate situation. A coach and…

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