I worked with a client recently who is in a situation that is familiar in this economy. After being unemployed for 5 months, she took a job that is far from where she would like to be at this point in her career. Though the job is in her career field, she is overqualified. She’s got the drive, motivation, and ideas but says she is stuck in a situation that leaves her feeling bored and without any choices in her life. And of course when you feel bored and powerless, a little bit of anger starts to brew.
For the first [...]
We typically live our lives in one of two ways: living a life that is dictated by unending responsibilities or living in a world that is full of abundant choices that we create. People are often shocked to find that these two places exist in the same universe. They question the fact that we have a choice because there are some things we just have to do.
The biggest shift happened in my life was when I learned the power of choice. Sure we may not want to do certain things like taking out the trash or even going [...]