This is how I take a break from work (Pics from my happy place close to home)

Posted on March 15, 2019

What a glorious Spring day here in the San Francisco Bay Area!  So I did this for my mid-day break. This is one of my favorite ways to recharge during my workday. What do YOU do to take care of you during the day? Comment below and share with me. Or send me pictures. I want to see! ...and if you don't do anything, then this is time for you to change that. Your happiness and productivity at work depend on how well ...

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Can you answer this question?

What brings you JOY? Can you answer this question? I mean: answer it honestly, without censoring yourself to make a good impression or worrying about what people think about what you love? If not, that may be one of the things stopping you from finding the career you love. I've seen it with several of my clients. Some just cannot answer that question. Others have negative judgments (or even shame) about some of the ...

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I’m facilitating FOUR workshops this Spring…

One of my favorite things to do is to lead workshops!  Well, I'm excited to lead FOUR workshops in San Francisco this Spring.   I'll be facilitating my signature class Career Shift: Find Work You Love at General Assembly on these dates: March 11 April 15 May 6 June 3   If you are local to the Bay Area, join me! I'd love to have you. :) .....or share with people you know (relatives, coworkers, friends, etc) ...

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The BEST thing about doing work you love! (pics with my mentor)

Do you know what is one of the BEST things about doing work you love? Well, read on to find out! I'm back from a fun and deeply transformative 3-day workshop on the Enneagram and relational skills with one of my mentors and masterful facilitator, Ben Saltzman. I LOVED every moment of it. There were lots of deep and authentic connection, some profound personal growth and transformation, and lots of fun. (Photo: Ben Saltzman)...

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THIS may be holding you back. It did for me.

Since my grandma's death a month ago, I've been remembering all the sweet memories of my time with her. I found this picture of me when I was 4 in front of my grandparents' house. My grandma took it. You may wonder: What has this to do with going for the career and life of your dreams? It has EVERYTHING to do with it.  In the past 10 years, I've been doing a lot of inner work to heal my childhood wounds and change the ...

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(Client Success Story) I got emotional reading his email…

Are you expecting a big change in your career/life overnight?  Well, this is what my client Adam expected when he started working with me... This is not how things played out for him... and for the better! Following my guidance, using patience and listening to his own true voice, he ended up over time in the perfect work-life balance situation that matched everything he wanted, including releasing an album with his band! Listen...

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Wondering if you should go back to school? Watch THIS. (video)

  Are you (or someone you know) wondering if you should go back to school? I made this video for you!  I share 3 common mistakes to avoid to save you lots of time, money, and headache! Let me know your comments and questions. To your brilliance, Isabelle P.S. If you want to watch more videos like this one, subscribe to my YouTube channel.

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Grieving SUCKS, why I’m feeling it anyway & why you need to…

Posted on January 31, 2019

Let's be real. Grieving SUCKS.  ...and it SUCKS even more when you lose someone you were very close to. The closer you are to someone, the more grieving sucks. The harder it is. Yep. Grieving is HARD. Grieving HURTS. Grieving is PAINFUL.  This is a reality of the human experience. I know it firsthand. I'm grieving my dear grandma's death right now.  I hate the pain of it. I hate that she is gone. I wish I ...

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I defied time and space to travel to France for my grandma’s funeral

On Thursday morning, at 7 am PT, I defied time, space, and visa and I traveled to France to honor my grandma’s memory at her funeral. (My dear grandma passed away last Sunday.) I was there with her, with everyone. I saw her and I saw everyone. It was a very cold afternoon in France. Everyone was bundled up. A few snowflakes had fallen earlier in the day. I spoke. I read a letter to her, to honor her memory so that everybody could hear ...

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(client story + VIDEO) Are you allowing yourself to dream?

"This is the first time in my life I'm allowing myself to dream. It's good to take care of myself that way." This is what a client of mine said in our 1:1 session this week after two months of working together. Read her story below or go directly to the video at the end of this article.  --------------------- She is in her mid-thirties and has been successful in her career, but has had a pattern of putting others first and trying ...

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