Finding Your SHAPE

During this quarantine, I decided to pick up a couple of books that I have added to my shelf in the past year or so; books you see repeatedly as a reminder that it’s one you really want to read. One of those books was JP Pokluda’s Welcome to Adulting.   … Read More

The Gift of Rest

Today, as I sit on the beach, I am reminded of the gift of rest. It’s so easy to get caught up in the day-to-day demands and responsibilities that rest often gets ignored. When speaking on rest, I’m not referring simply to sleep. Rest is so much more. Webster’s defines … Read More

Finding Meaning in Everyday Life

We are wired to search for meaning or purpose in life. We chase after it in our goals, careers, families, etc. But sometimes it is difficult to find purpose in everyday life. Even when we have achieved major goals, we are still discontent with where we are in life. Purpose … Read More

When is a job not just a job?

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Three masons were on the job one day when a woman walked up to them and asked what they were doing. The first said, “I’m laying bricks.” The second said, “I’m building a wall.” The third said, “I’m creating someone’s home.” When helping clients with career or vocational counseling, one … Read More