10 Ways to Find Career Happiness

Even on good days your career can seem a bit hazy. You're not sure what your next step will be. That's natural. It’s happened to all of us. We start a career with the best of intentions, planning to give it our all and to find fulfillment. Then, for one reason or another, it doesn’t happen. When your career is ...

Take 11 Deep Breaths Before Work

Every day my anxiety would start early. It wouldn't start until I began to get ready for work. Usually when I brushed my teeth. I could feel the muscles between my shoulder blades tighten just a bit. Then on the commute to work I would try to tune out my thoughts with NPR, sports radio, or light hearted pop music. ...

Why Taking Short Breaks More Often Will Make You Smarter

Before I start a project I take a break. It could be a short pause with a deep breath or a quick walk to help me get my mind focused. The worst thing anyone can do at work is start a project without looking at where to put their focus. They jump in and make a ton of mistakes. Lately ...

Why Mastery Won’t Make You Happier Unless You Implement This Habit

There’s a myth I want to dispel right now. People believe that if you chase mastery you will be happy. This makes me mad. They say don’t pursue your passions just focus on being really good at something. They are fools because they want to give you the magic bullet to solve your career unhappiness. Before you yell at me ...