Life loves to test us with different challenges, doesn’t it? It happens every day. Sometimes we roll with it and don’t even notice, and other times it really throws us for a loop. Recently I got caught up in one of life’s little tests. A few weeks ago, I was at a stop sign turning … More How to Get Out of Your Own Head
I recently had very similar discussions with a current client and a prospective client. They both know they need to change something in their careers. One has a strong sense of what she’d like to do next, and the other just knows she doesn’t want to continue in her field anymore. What they share in … More Wherever You Go, There You Are
I’m shocked to announce that Nola has run out of wisdom to teach me. I know it’s surprising. I never thought a butt-sniffing, poo-eating creature as amazingly clever as she is, could ever run out of wisdom, but Nola is out of ideas. Luckily our walks together have led me to another source of wisdom… … More Are We Hard-wired for Happiness?
How do you feel about change? Do you love it, or do you fear it? I love change! You know why? Because without it, I’d still be that same person I was 6, 10, 15 years ago. I would still be stuck exactly where I was. Change is scary for all of us, but I … More Who is Ready for Change?
We all loved reading about my friend, Ritu’s story about her decision to sell her practice and take a break from clinical dentistry for a little while. It was great to hear from several of you who have also made your own changes and are inspiring others! I’ve asked Ritu to write one more post. … More Practical Tactics for Changing Your Life, One Small Step At A Time
One of the great perks about blogging about my dental career is that I have met some amazing people along the way. Not only are they inspiring, interesting people, but they are also people who have decided they want something different out of life. They are people who have decided to take risks to bring … More On Making Change, Getting Off the Beaten Path, and Taking a Career Break
With so many great holidays to celebrate this time of year, there is one holiday in the bunch that will forever be my favorite– my anniversary! It’s the anniversary of my farewell from a high intensity career in dentistry. It has been 4 years, and it is so hard to believe that so much time … More Can’t Buy Me Love or Happiness
Yeah, you heard me right, I entered another contest. After I told myself I was done, I went and did it again. And since I know you’ve been on the edge of your seat in suspense, I’ll cut straight to it… I finally won! I’ll get to the actual contest in a minute. First, the … More The Next Big Reveal
Sometimes when I stop and look at the way life unfolds, I can’t help but notice how crazy it can be. I’m experiencing something I didn’t ever anticipate with this career change. Everything seems to be coming full circle, and… I never saw it coming. We can make plans and have dreams and hopes for … More Reviving an Old Dream
I never thought I’d say this, but I’m actually having fun with my new business. Work isn’t generally something we associate with “fun,” and I didn’t choose to do this because I thought it would be “fun.” I’m sure there are people who choose this for that reason alone. People decide to go into this … More The Best Part