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6 Tips to Help You Make it Through the Holidays When You’re Dealing with Loss

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 13:51 3 Comments

By Ellen Brown
If you’re grieving the death of a loved one or the loss of your job, the holidays may be anything but the hap, hap happiest time of the year. In fact, depending on your circumstances, the holidays may be the most dreaded time of the year.
You may even feel like there’s something wrong [...]

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Asking for Help is a Strength, Not a Weakness

Monday, August 2, 2010 12:47 1 Comment

By Ellen Brown
Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness.
Though I believe in that principle wholeheartedly, and often remind my coaching clients that reaching out for help is a strength, I recently realized I needed to take my own advice more seriously …
Like many of you, I was born into a family that believed [...]

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When dealing with a difficult transition, give yourself room to breathe and “be”

Monday, June 28, 2010 19:59 11 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Over the past six months, as my mother has grown more and more ill, I’ve come to an important conclusion: I don’t have to suck it up and pretend everything’s OK.
Everything ISN’T OK. My mother is dying, and it’s painful to watch the whole of her slip away a little bit more everyday.
So [...]

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Dealing with job loss? During your job search, don’t wear your anger into your interviews

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 7:49 No Comments

By Ellen Brown
Anger. It’s a common reaction to job loss, and while there are those who may tell you to ignore your anger or push it away, in my experience it’s the people who do just that who are most likely to lose control or let their anger leak out in a job interview.
Allow me [...]

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Dealing with Job Loss? Volunteering can help with your job search and boost self- confidence

Saturday, April 24, 2010 10:46 4 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Were you recently laid off, or have you been out of work for awhile? If so, consider volunteering.
Although it may sound strange to consider giving away your time when you could use some cash to pay the bills, volunteering can go a long way toward helping you through what is often a challenging [...]

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My Favorite Annual Transition: the Transition of Winter Into Spring

Sunday, March 21, 2010 13:34 2 Comments

By Ellen Brown
I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite transitions is the transition from winter into spring. Maybe if I lived in a warmer climate, I wouldn’t feel so much anticipation. But because I live in the Midwest, where it’s cold and not so sunny for nearly six months, I feel like [...]

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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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