CategoryWhat To Do With Life

40 Years Old and No Career: What to Do

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Are you 40 years old and don’t feel like you have a real career? If that’s the case, I promise you that you are not alone. For many of us, it takes us a while to find our path. Whether it be due to health problems, attitude problems, lack of focus, or just being overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of possible career paths, it’s not uncommon to feel adrift in your career at 40...

3 Best Methods for Determining Your Values

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We all operate based upon a set of values that guide our behavior. A set of things that we think are important in the way that we live our lives and interact with others. However, for many of us, and myself included at one point, our values can live in our subconscious. Or at least not intentionally be ordered and prioritized. And when we’re living and working out of alignment with our core...

Should You Take a Job That You Don’t Want?

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Searching for a new job can be hard and exhausting. And if you finally received a job offer, you may be tempted to make the leap to a new position. However, if you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance that the job offer that you received is one that you’re not particularly excited about. In this post, we share five rules to help you decide if you should take a job that...

How to Create a Vision for Your Life

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Having a clear vision for the life that you want to build can provide an incredibly amount of clarity. Knowing who you want to be and where you want to go makes every decision in your life that much easier because you know the path that you’re pursuing. And it enables you to live with intentionality and purpose, which creates a rich and fulfilling existence. Without a clear vision for the...

Journaling Techniques: 3 Helpful Journaling Methods

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I believe journaling to be one of the most helpful methods for organizing our thoughts. And sorting through all that’s happening in our minds can be a more daunting task than you might expect. As humans, we form thoughts at 1,000 – 3,000 words per minute. Nor surprisingly, that ends up being an exceptional amount of noise to process. For me, I’ve found journaling to be...

Personal Mission Statement: What It Is and How to Write One

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You’re likely familiar with the term mission statement from the corporate environment. And, frankly, the corporate world hasn’t given mission statements a great reputation. These days, the general perception of a mission statement is that’s it’s jargon used in company kickoffs that doesn’t actually drive behavior. And while that may be true, I actually find the...

A Process for Career Experimentation

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As we search for our best fit work, many of us get stuck in the planning and analysis phase. We research a thousand possible career paths online, take personality tests, and all of the awesome stuff that our connections are doing on social media. But there’s nothing that seems like the perfect fit for us. So we continue in the planning, research, and analysis phase, until it becomes...

How to Write a Future Biography & Why It’s Important

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One of my favorite methods to helping establish a path for your life is writing a future biography. What is a future biography? Basically, it’s a process of reflecting on what you imagine your ideal future to be, and then writing about what that would look like and how it would feel to get there. I find this exercise to be incredibly helpful because as people, we form thoughts at 1,000...

I Hate My Job: What To Do

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There are few things worse than feeling trapped in a job that you can’t stand. The effects often cascade throughout your entire life. You feel the disdain for your work while you’re home with your family. Maybe you have trouble sleeping. Or you start to dread Mondays as the end of the weekend approaches.  And the natural urge is to just want to quit as soon as possible. To take...

Will Combining Work and Passion Make You Lose Your Passion?

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One of the most ubiquitous pieces of career advice these days is to follow your passion. We hear it so often that many of us have just internalized that it’s a good idea to work on what we’re passionate about. But is that really the case? Should you really work on what you’re passionate about? Well, it turns out that it’s hotly debated.  And the most common argument...

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