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No electricity again? Really?

I live in Connecticut. For the second time in three months my town has been hit by a devastating storm that has virtually cut off all of the electricity in the area. There are trees and wires down everywhere, and … Continue reading

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Thinking about a career change? It’s not too late!

Another Monday morning approaches. How happy are you in your current job? Do you dread getting up and going to work each and every day? Do you feel stagnant, stuck, or that you’ve reached a dead end? Do you feel … Continue reading

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Considering a Career Change? Try the Fantasy Career vs. Reality Career Exercise

Current Career: Founder and Counselor for Head 4 Success: College and Career Solutions & Founder/Owner/Operator of Almost Home Childcare & Preschool My current career provides me with a sense of purpose, direction, a sense that I am helping children, teens … Continue reading

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Meet an empty nester learning a new language: Social Media

I am a 52-year-old woman, an empty nester embarked on my own Next Step, trying to learn a new language; it is called SOCIAL MEDIA. I might as well be learning Greek, because it certainly seems like Greek to me! … Continue reading

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Should you choose a college major based on the highest salaries?

The best college degree is the one that combines your interests and skills. Hopefully, that coincides with market demand and higher earning potential. When you are declaring your college major, don’t rely on assumptions about careers perceived as high-earning; do … Continue reading

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A Good Laugh

What’s better than a good laugh? If we could schedule laughter into our day don’t you think the world would be a happier place? Sometimes it is easy to forget to laugh. We may be worrying about finding a job, … Continue reading

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You Will Be Okay

Not sure where life is taking you? Can’t figure out what you want to be when you grow up? Is it time for a career change? Is your nest empty and you need to find direction in your life? Are … Continue reading

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Let yourself go

Just for one moment, let yourself go. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and then open your mind, open your heart, and imagine your ideal life. Don’t think about how you might ever be able to get to that … Continue reading

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Is your handshake a “dead fish”?

So, you have graduated from college and are going on your first professional interview. What does your handshake represent? Do you have a dead fish? From the time I was a little girl, my grandfather always impressed upon me the … Continue reading

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The First Step Is Always the Hardest

Are you looking to make a change? Are you feeling you might need some guidance, some assistance, and some emotional support? If you are considering making a change in your life it is quite likely that you would benefit from … Continue reading

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