Archive for the ‘Life Changes’ Category

Got Happiness? Maybe It’s Time to Start a Personal Happiness Project

Friday, December 17, 2010 9:29 4 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Do you believe in the pursuit of happiness? Or do you believe that happiness will always be beyond your reach, if you search it out?
While I personally believe that happiness is an attitude, rather than a destination, I think there are steps we can take everyday to feel happier. Of course, these steps [...]

This was posted under category: Life Changes, Life Transitions, Loss of Loved One, Personal Growth, Setting Goals

Dealing with Death of Loved One, Job Loss? Embrace The Healing Power of Support Groups

Thursday, October 21, 2010 13:48 No Comments

By Ellen Brown
They say that grieving is a lonely process, and if you’re grieving the death of a loved one, you may feel all alone with your feelings. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are support groups in your community and online that you can join, and people there who will understand [...]

This was posted under category: Career Transition, Death and dying, Job Loss, Life Changes, Life Transitions, Loss of Loved One, Serious illness

Dealing with Loss? Expressing and Releasing ALL Your Emotions is Key

Saturday, October 16, 2010 19:13 No Comments

By Ellen Brown
In our culture, we’re taught – subtly or not so subtly – that certain emotions are better than others. Joy is “good.” Anger and sadness are “bad.” Guilt is pointless. And shame is, well, shameful, and best swept under the bed.
Often, these emotional dos and don’ts are reinforced by our families, when we’re [...]

This was posted under category: Death and dying, Job Loss, Life Changes, Life Transitions, Loss of Loved One, Personal Growth

Dealing with Job Loss: 5 Tips to Help You Rebuild Your Self-Confidence

Thursday, September 23, 2010 13:06 No Comments

By Ellen Brown
If you’ve been laid-off in the past couple years, do you feel like your self -confidence has slowly eroded? Many of my coaching clients who lost their jobs in the Recession certainly felt that way at a certain point.
But the good news is that there’s hope. Do yourself a favor, though. Start rebuilding [...]

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Dealing With Job Loss, Divorce or Loss of a Loved One? Be Gentle With Yourself

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 12:50 6 Comments

By Ellen Brown
When you’re dealing with a difficult life transition, such as divorce or job loss, do you sometimes beat yourself up because you can’t seem to  “get over it and move on?” Many of my clients fall into that familiar pattern, and I’ve certainly done the same from time to time. The problem is [...]

This was posted under category: Career Transition, Death and dying, Job Loss, Life Changes, Life Transitions

Dave Grier: Flying High on his Dreams

Thursday, April 1, 2010 8:20 1 Comment

By Ellen Brown
Note: The story below is one in a series of articles I’m posting about people who have inspired me by overcoming life’s obstacles. I hope you find the story inspirational. It was originally published in Cleveland Clinic’s Transplant Center newsletter for patients and their families, and is reprinted here with the permission of [...]

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What’s Holding You Back? How Our Limiting Beliefs Stop Us From Life Changes

Friday, March 19, 2010 13:33 4 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Have you ever noticed how your limiting beliefs sometimes stop you from pursuing new opportunities? I consider myself pretty open-minded, but I recently noticed how my OWN limiting beliefs were holding me back.
Luckily, it wasn’t the biggest deal in the world. For months, my husband, Jeff — who is also my web developer [...]

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