Extending The Honeymoon Period

The 3 Ways I Avoid Hedonic Adaptation Last week I put my toe into the water by spending 2 days in NYC, thereby ending my 16-month exile to Putnam County, NY. My body’s response to this reintegration took me by surprise until I recognized the “hot stove effect” of my voluntary sequestration. For 16 months…

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Space: The New Frontier

Announcing My 2021 Word of the Year! I’m always so excited around this time of year as I prepare to unveil my brand-new Word of the Year. Well, the word has been chosen, and the synchronicity continues: Not only has this word begun popping into the daily sound bites of my mind, but as with…

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Clarity Comes With Choices

Discover How To Connect With Your Personal Values. Are you ready to continue, with clarity, on your epic journey called life? Are you driven to make choices in your life to enhance your wellbeing each day? Are you eager to elevate your enjoyment and position yourself to look back on your life as well-lived? I…

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Self-Compassion for Smarties: Your Resources for Further Exploration

This month, DRIVEN is asking you to explore Self-Compassion as a means of achieving Clarity. Some fundamentals of Self-Compassion that we’ve looked at in detail are Journaling, the Growth Mindset, and keeping tabs on your Inner Critic. Last week’s blog article and next week’s OfficeHours webinar are both designed to take a deep dive into…

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Can You Afford To Skimp On Self-Compassion?

Woman seeking clarity

To Gain Perspective, The Answer Is Obvious. Clarity, as it relates to the mind, is referred to as such for a good reason. Your level of clarity can either inform your perspective or distort it. In last month’s DRIVEN article Dear Journal: Gaining Clarity Through Intentional Journaling, I explored journaling as a foundational practice for…

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Dear Journal,…

Gaining Clarity Through Intentional Journaling Is your interest piqued about the concepts I blogged about last week? Did you crack open a notebook and take a crack at Journaling? If you haven’t yet, you could begin with famous journaler Julia Cameron’s approach— writing 3 pages longhand about anything that comes to mind. You could set…

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It’s January. Let’s Journal!

A brand-new decade begins a journey, which is best navigated with Clarity (my 2020 Word of the Year). What better way to provide that clarity than with documentation? As such, I’d like to clarify the essential and beneficial practice of Journaling. It’s the ideal tool to record your personal history as it occurs, for later…

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You CAN Handle The Truth: Discover My 2020 Word of the Year!

With the passing of this decade, and the century’s “terrible teen” years now behind us, the speed and tempo of the world continues to accelerate. I, for one, feel more brain-cluttered, disjointed and confused than ever before. Upon reflection, it all makes sense. The mainstreaming of the handheld digital device during this decade literally put…

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DRIVEN’s Best Blog Articles of 2019, Part 1

Each week of the year, DRIVEN’s blog page is updated with a brand-new, relevant article relating to the business perspectives and advancement strategies encompassed within our mission to “support the health, well-being and success potential of motivated professionals”. Composed by Deborah Goldstein, these posts represent most of our website’s non-virtual “meat”, and serve to educate,…

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Traversing The Double-Edged Sword: On Releasing The Need To Please Others

Throughout 2019 I’ve been using DRIVEN’s blog page to explore with you the different mindsets, attitudes and actions that professionals get caught up in, but that no longer serve them. The goal has been to demonstrate that we can release them, and then re-lease our lives to truly serve our best interests. Some releases have…

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