Life Lessons: Embracing Vulnerability

Life Lessons: Embracing Vulnerability

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, and has spent much of her career studying the complex human experiences of “vulnerability” and “living wholeheartedly.” Her 2010 TED Talk presentation, “The Power of...
Life Lessons: Embracing Vulnerability

Life Lessons: Embracing Vulnerability

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, and has spent much of her career studying the complex human experiences of “vulnerability” and “living wholeheartedly.” Her 2010 TED Talk presentation, “The Power of...
Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life

Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life

Individuals in mid-life and beyond are increasingly viewing retirement not as a time to relax, but as a time to explore their potential.  It was Abraham Maslow, a psychologist, who gave us the term, “self actualization.”  He called it man’s desire for fulfillment, “to...
Doing Work Worth Doing

Doing Work Worth Doing

“We in the twenty-first century, in spite of living in a fast-moving and chaotic world, have an extraordinary advantage over previous generations: through improved nutrition, fitness, lifestyle changes, and medical research, we can anticipate an extra twenty to thirty...
Taking Time Off to Recharge Your Career

Taking Time Off to Recharge Your Career

After 20 to 30 years in the workforce, many individuals feel emotionally and physically drained. They worry because they know their enthusiasm and creativity are waning. Most yearn for a change. Since work is no longer fulfilling, these workers automatically think an...