In the Momentum podcast, Merritt Onsa interviews women who are pursuing their God-given gifts in beautifully imperfect ways and offers encouragement for your dreams. In Episode 10, I talk with Merritt about my battle with workaholism and my journey to finding my value and identity.
Balancing your needs with the demands of career and family requires being to take care of yourself. Here are 25 Self-Care Tips from Gentle Living for your body and soul. My favorite is #25: “Just be You. You are Perfect. You are Enough. You are Invaluable.”
I was blessed with several different careers and 35 years of employment. However, after working for large organizations, I decided to start my own small business. It’s been stimulating since I enjoy a challenge, especially when I’m learning and giving back.
In early 2015, I developed a detailed plan for what I planned to accomplish. First, complete my Certified Coach training. Next, prepare a Business Plan and ideas for marking strategies. Next, develop and launch my Every Season Coaching website. Each month, I was able to acknowledge and celebrate my progress.
With my Type A personality, I’m motivated to establish and achieve my goals. Which brings me to June, 2015… [continue reading…]
“As women and leaders, we can easily become too focused on being everything for everyone.” From Karen Harmon with Propel Women, this excellent article about Burnout: The Struggle Is Real, shares wisdom learned while trying to be the perfect woman, wife, mother, friend, and leader.
From Lean In, this video shares effective strategies for achieving better work/life balance. You’ll learn the value of negotiation, how to ask for specific goals at work, and the importance of letting go of perfection. Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober guide the discussion and address real-life examples.
What makes you smile and brings you joy? Alysa at Kitchen Fellowship shares these 11 Simple Ideas to break free from your daily grind and encourages you to try one idea today.
Jonathan Milligan shares his definition of a workaholic – someone who finds their sole identity in work alone. He believes there is more to life than work and offers 5 Principles for Working Less and Living More.
I don’t see myself as a writer. I’m a leader, communicator, learner, organizer, planner, reader, weaver, and many other things…just not a writer. However, I have a story to share and writing is a way to tell it.
I recently completed my Certified Coach training and have started my own life coaching business. About 2 years ago, I didn’t have a clue what a “Life Coach” was. I was talking with a dear friend about what I could consider doing in this season of my life. I want to help others in their journey by sharing my personal and professional experience.
Throughout my life, I was extremely focused on DOING. [continue reading…]