Author Archives: Grace

What is Keeping You From Your Perfect Work- Part 1 of 3

6 barriers to work you love

Everyone wants to do work they love, work that has a sense of meaning and fulfillment, and that is financially rewarding. All too often though, we stay in jobs we don’t like because we experience barriers when it comes to making a positive change in our work. Today’s post is part 1 of a 3-part series on breaking those barriers down, so you will know what to expect when they show up (because they will).

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10 Ways to Live Life with No Regrets

live with no regrets

As a former hospice social worker, I learned a lot about regret. It was shocking how many of my hospice patients got to the end of their lives wishing they had lived differently. Many had unresolved relationship issues, unfulfilled dreams, and long-held resentments. My role was to help them come to terms with their regrets while they still had the chance. Some were able to find resolution, but for others, it was too late, and they died still hanging on to regrets.

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6 Ways to Love Your Life More

love your life more

Many of us are unhappy in our lives. We believe that if only we earned more money, were thinner, were married (or single), had more friends, then we would be happy. What we fail to realize is that lasting happiness doesn’t come from anything outside of ourselves, nor does it just happen for some but not others. We are each responsible for creating our own happiness, regardless of outer circumstances. We can start being happy by loving our lives exactly as they are right now. Here’s how.

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4 Lessons on Life from Dr. Martin Luther King

martin luther king jr. life lessons

Today we celebrate the life of American hero Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King’s life, however short, was a perfect example of living out loud and leaving no stone unturned. His legacy teaches us that our lives are to be lived intentionally, without regret. He took action on what he believed in, and his courage and diligence has inspired many leaders, risk-takers, and dreamers to do the same. Here are four lessons on living that Martin Luther King exemplified.

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Make Every Day Feel Like Christmas (Here’s How)

make every day feel like christmas

As we begin the holiday season, it’s a great time to reflect on the last twelve months and start thinking about what we want to create in the upcoming year. Think about what your life would look like and feel like if you were doing work that inspired you and caused you to want to jump out of bed in the morning, energized and excited to start your day. It would feel like waking up on Christmas morning as a child,

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The Amazing Power of Gratitude

the amazing power of gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving! This is my favorite time of the year because it is a reminder of everything I have to be grateful for. As I sit and write, it is an unseasonably warm November day. I am sitting outside on the deck with my Labrador puppy lying on my bare feet. I get to work from home and on my own schedule and am available for my family. This has always been a dream of mine, and now it’s my reality. I never take it for granted and am grateful every day that I get to do work I love.

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