• How to find the confidence to make a major change in your life in your twenties

    This post was written by Mareike from Outoftheglassbox.com. Mareike helps simultaneously stressed and bored corporate millennials to find a more fulfilling career. I was lucky enough to stumble across Mareike’s work several months ago and have been hooked ever since. She does great work helping millennials find their purpose and live their dreams. I’m delighted to introduce her guest post below, and you can also check out her blog for more great advice and inspiration!   How to find the confidence to make a major change in your life in your twenties   Are you in your twenties and thinking about making a major change in your life but keep putting it…

  • How to strengthen and develop your personality while navigating a career transition

    This week, I am delighted to be guest posting on outoftheglassbox.com an amazing blog created by the brilliant Mareike Lottner! Mareike helps simultaneously stressed and bored corporate millennials to find a more fulfilling career, leaving the corporate world behind. She doesn’t just talk the talk, she has made some big moves herself and has lots of wisdom to share. If you are considering a career transition, or just want to learn more about how you can create your dream job – definitely check out her blog. My guest post provides a step by step guide on how you can make the most of career transitions by seizing the opportunity to strengthen your personality…

  • Personal Growth Series: How to Accept Failure Part 2

    In Part 1 of the Personal Growth Series, we explored what failure is, where it comes from and why we work so hard to avoid it. I covered some common actions people take to avoid failure, and what you can do if you find yourself in any of those situations. If you missed that post, you can check it out here.  In today’s post, we will explore how you can use failure as a tool to unlock your full potential. How do you get better at failure? Using failure is a great skill, but it takes time to develop. Don’t expect to make monumental change overnight, but instead push yourself…

  • Personal Growth Series: How to Accept Failure Part 1

    Failure is often presented as the worst case scenario – and a personal reflection of how we come up short. This series explores what failure really is, why we expect it to make us feel bad, and how we can benefit from experiencing failure. You will learn tips to help you welcome failure into your life – and how to maximize your learning and growth along the way. The ability to fail, and then persevere, over and over again is often noted as one of the most common attributes of successful people. Winston Churchill said “success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm”. But how you…

  • 5 Relationships to Cultivate in Your Twenties

    As you navigate through your twenties, a lot of people and opportunities come in and out of your life. While this can be overwhelming at times – it’s a great opportunity to begin to build solid relationships that will serve you for the remainder of your life. Even if the relationships don’t last – the skills you develop and the awareness you create will help you with new relationships down the road. Below is a list of relationships I feel are the most beneficial to cultivate in your twenties. The Cheerleader This is a person who supports you 100%. They are entirely behind you and don’t doubt your skills and…

  • 7 Common Mistakes Twenty-Somethings Make: And how to fix them

    It’s really easy to make big mistakes in your twenties. Some of these mistakes will turn into great life lessons but others might set you back or derail your plans. Below is a list of seven common mistakes twenty-somethings make and what you can do to either fix or avoid them. #1 Letting others define you As we navigate the major life transitions that take place in our twenties, we surround ourselves with people who can help and support us. As we rely on this important network for bolstering it can be tricky to set boundaries around where their suggestions end and their definitions start. Are the stories they tell…

  • Self-Coaching Questions to do with a Friend

      Today’s post offers you the chance to do something really exciting, self coaching! Sometimes barriers keep us away from hiring a life coach, whether they be financial, physical, or situational. Here you will find a list of self coaching questions that you can work through with a trusted friend or partner (or on your own!). Sometimes hearing someone ask you a question out loud is profound. It makes you really stop and think about your answer. So find someone you trust and are comfortable with – print the worksheet and dive in! Click here to download your FREE Self-Coaching Worksheet Do yourself a favor and don’t look at the question…

  • The 5 Best Podcasts for Twenty-Somethings

    Fall is a great time for learning and creating new routines.  This fall I’m combining both as I explore the world of podcasts. As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter I have been finding myself drawn to podcasts. If you haven’t already become devoted to podcasts you soon will. It’s amazing the amount of learning you can fit into everyday tasks. I listen to podcasts when I’m in my car, or out for a run. Listening doesn’t take time away from other things – but it does expand my perspective and expose me to so many new people and ideas. Below you will find a list of…

  • Tips for Practicing Self Care this Fall

    As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, it seems natural to turn inwards and re-examine our routines. This fall, I invite you to take a look at how you practice self care. Is there room for improvement? If you were kinder to yourself what results would you see in your day to day life? This post will take you through the importance of self care, as well as offer some suggestions on making caring for yourself easy and enjoyable. The Importance of Self Care Recently I listened to a great podcast from The Life Coach Podcast with Brooke Castillo called “TLCS Special Edition – Mental Health”. You…

  • 10 Lessons to Learn in Your Twenties

    Our twenties are filled with competing priorities. Between establishing relationships, completing our education, and launching careers, there is a lot of pressure to succeed and perform. Sometimes it’s easier to just opt out and tell yourself you will deal with the “real stuff” in your thirties. Choosing to procrastinate in your twenties is extremely detrimental to how the rest of your life will unfold. According to Meg Jay, a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Twenty-somethings, eighty percent of life’s most defining moments happen by age 35. Are you actively participating in making the defining moments of your life happen or are neglecting a time that really matters? Below you will…