The only way to be happy at work or in life is to start doing things that you enjoy. Stop searching for the answer to the elusive question “what is my purpose?” and go out there and start taking action. I’ve literally spent hours reading and thinking about what I want to do in life.… Continue reading The Truth About Finding Happiness
Some of you may know that I recently resigned from my career. I am going back to college to pursue a new career while staying at home with my 3.5-year-old son. (I wrote about it here.) I went from full time employed mid-level professional to unemployed stay-at-home mom student. It’s quite the change, to say… Continue reading My Work Happiness Project: First Month Reflections
I read the book, Leap by Tess Vigeland. I didn’t know anything about her before I started reading the book, so for those of you who don’t know who she is either, here is a quick introduction. She worked at NPR (National Public Radio) as a host for the show Marketplace. She loved her job… Continue reading Is it Time for You to Leap?
Wouldn’t it be nice to have more control over your work schedule? Or the flexibility in your career to work fewer hours or the option to work wherever you choose? I know I would have loved the option after I had my son. After having my son, I told my husband that I wish I… Continue reading Are Flexible Work Arrangements the Answer to Work Happiness?
Why is a resume so important? A resume stands between you and your ideal career. A resume is a sales tool. Its purpose is to sell you to the hiring manager. Your goal is to craft it in a way that helps you get an interview. To do this, your resume has to tell a… Continue reading 9 Resume Rules to Never Break
Every business should start with a business plan. I know, business plans aren't sexy and most people don’t want to create one. Most people want to just start an online business or blog and figure it out as they go along. Full disclaimer – this is what I did and it did not work. Truth… Continue reading 4 Things to Include in Your Business Plan
Are you feeling stuck in your career? Do you want to make a change but feel like you can't? You may have some invisible chains holding you back. This post will help you identify what's holding you back from pursuing the life you want to live and the career you want to have. The goal… Continue reading What’s Holding You Back from Pursuing a Career You Love?
One of the first decisions you will want to make is to decide whether you want to be an employee or self-employed. Deciding which path to pursue will help you start defining your next career path. The decision tree below walks you through your decision points. Do you want to work full time or part-time?… Continue reading Employee vs Self-Employed
Welcome to 2020! It’s a great time to start your Work Happiness Project! Let’s work together to make 2020 life-changing! I want to help you start your journey to finding work happiness. You know the old adage, “A journey of a thousand steps starts with the first one.” Well, I’m here to help you take… Continue reading Happy New Year, Happy New Career!
I read The Passion Manifesto: Escape the Rat Race, Uncover Your Passion and Design a Career and Life You Love by Thibaut Meurisse yesterday.I found it in the Kindle Lending Library and thought it might be a good read on the Work Happiness topic. It explores the topic of how to find work that you… Continue reading Find a Career or Business Idea Based on Your Top 5 Interest Areas