Is Fear of Success Real?

Hi! Let’s talk fear of success. This is a funny concept, isn’t it, to talk about fear and success? But here is a reality according to some studies that they made around the Pacific countries. It turned out that for close to 30 percent of US population and beyond 50...

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Lord of whims

Always tend to yourself first. Otherwise all our relationships go to heck in a hand basket. Some relationships are smooth because you are able to do this easier in the background. In some others, it is much harder and if we do not know that we need to tend to our...

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Are you coping or avoiding?

Wow! This is not the sort of thing you want to hear from a friend but it is just the thing a real friend would poke at. How to conduct that conversation is another subject – Actually, check out “The way for you to have that conversation, you know, that one” We already...

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This is Not a Perfect Return To Work Plan

There is a map to this period, with inconvenient emotions preventing us from getting on with our lives as we imagined it to be. Knowing and getting familiar with it is a relief because we can be assured that many before has has been there and done that, and they did...

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Returning to Work 101

First Tip: It starts before the maternity leave In this series, I hold nothing back and tell you about the real nitty gritty of planning for returning to work. This is return to work planning beyond whether your supervisor is open to talking about gradual return to...

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This is not the first time you quit

I know it, you know it. I’ve done it and you did, too. A client I was counselling once was telling me of how she stopped being friends with a longtime girlfriend. This was the first time she heard this friend complain about her husband’s attitude around her kids. “He...

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A mighty woman taking charge

Mother's Guide to Return to Work

This book has been written as a guide to help mothers plan out their return-to-work process before they go on their maternity leaves. It highlights what one can expect and prepare for before, during, and after maternity leave. Above all else, this guide should serve as a reminder that you are not alone in your experience as a mother during this time of transition.