Stabilize your Core

In working with my clients – and looking at my own inner workings – I have developed this theory that we all have a set of things – that make up our core – or our foundation. These are those things or areas of our life that provide us with a sense of security, safety, . . . → Read More: Stabilize your Core

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What it’s really like to have a job you love

Where are you on your path of discovering your ideal job? Do you know what you are meant to do? Do you dare to take the next step toward a job and career you love?

I was in a bakery having hot cocoa with a former client of mine. We were catching up and she . . . → Read More: What it’s really like to have a job you love

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Fit your ideal job into your ideal life

I often write about people who don’t know what they want. I want to talk to today about someone who really does know, and how that may not be enough.

Yesterday I talked with a woman, Dawn, who is rapidly approaching burn out on her job and career. She considers leaving her job every few . . . → Read More: Fit your ideal job into your ideal life

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The Hero’s Journey (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 7)

Live A Better Life Newsletter (Tools and Tips for Intentional Living)

Volume 2 Issue 7, August 31, 2010 The Hero’s Journey

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The Hero’s Journey

Last newsletter I wrote about how to Tell Yourself . . . → Read More: The Hero’s Journey (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 7)

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Strengths Are Like Superpowers, Master Yours (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 4)

By Lori Howard

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Volume 2 Issue 4, February 22, 2010 Strengths Are Like Superpowers, Master Yours

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Strengths Are Like . . . → Read More: Strengths Are Like Superpowers, Master Yours (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 4)

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Just Don’t Quit (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 2)

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We all have times when we feel overwhelmed or exhausted from our efforts, and . . . → Read More: Just Don’t Quit (Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 2)

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Get Experience without Starting Over (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 12)

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Volume 1 Issue 12, August 17, 2009 Get Experience without Starting Over Subscribe now!

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It’s . . . → Read More: Get Experience without Starting Over (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 12)

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Live Your Dream Life Today – really! (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 8)

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Volume 1 Issue 8, April 13, 2009 Live Your Dream Life Today (really!) Subscribe now!

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Spring is a great time to take action, large . . . → Read More: Live Your Dream Life Today – really! (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 8)

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Craft Your Ideal Day (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 7)

Live A Better Life Newsletter (Tools and Tips for Intentional Living) Craft Your Ideal Day Volume 1 Issue 7, March 16, 2009

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Spring is just around the corner. You can feel it, . . . → Read More: Craft Your Ideal Day (Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 7)

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My favorite exercise – designing your Ideal Day

This is excerpted from my free report: Five Days to Goals That Inspire You, and inspired from many sources (including, in no particular order, Barbara Sher, Paul McKenna, Jennifer Louden, Sarah Ban Breathnach, and Martha Beck).

Start by imagining your Ideal Day. Set aside an hour and allow yourself to daydream. Imagine what one . . . → Read More: My favorite exercise – designing your Ideal Day

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Client Stories

I hired Lori because I was feeling stuck in my job and needed to find a career that was more rewarding, more challenging, and more suited to me.  In the arts, it's difficult to find a job you enjoy that also pays enough to live on, but Lori helped me do just that! 

As we worked together, Lori always helped give me that extra nudge when I was having trouble taking the next step toward success and acknowledged and applauded me when I accomplished something that I'd been struggling with. 

Thanks to Lori, I got out of my 8-year rut at the same job and discovered a new career I love that brings me all of the things I want in a job--creativity, variety, challenge, learning, flexibility, teamwork, and cake.  With no professional experience but a desire to learn, Lori helped me find ways to become a cake decorator--first on my own and then, eventually, at a reputable cake shop.  Now, something I used to do just for fun has become something I make my living doing, and each workday flies by!

Emily Sweeney, Chicago, IL