We know what you’re thinking. What on earth are mindset rituals and what do they have to do with my ability to get into my dream school or get off the waitlist of my dream school? Isn’t that something that’s up to the admissions committee—not me?
Two of the most confusing emotions to feel simultaneously are pride and sadness—but it happens all the time. For my clients, they often feel this confusing cocktail of emotions when they receive the final outcome of their graduate school applications. They’ve been admitted to a prestigious MBA program—sometimes with funding—but it isn’t their dream school. They… Continue reading
To accompany last week’s post on how perfectionistic thinking and behavior can sabotage your application process AND YOUR LIFE, I’ve created a list of affirmations. Do what you like with these. Read them once and never again, print them out and put them at your desk, say them every morning while you have your latte!… Continue reading
A character flaw and sabotaging mindset that I am mindful of in my life is perfectionism. The idea of perfectionism—and whether it’s good or bad, helpful or harmful—is thrown around a lot without much explanation of what it is. So let’s first have a common definition of perfectionism, and then I’ll tell you some of the ways it can… Continue reading
In the course of coaching my clients, one issue that often comes up is the question of how to discover one’s passion. I am 1000% clear on what my passions are, so I wanted to share what my passions are and give you some tips for identifying your own and what to do once you… Continue reading
One issue that has repeatedly popped up among a subset of my clients from this season is a hesitancy about going to graduate school. While many of my clients have already made up their minds and sent off their deposits to their dream schools, there are still enough of them out there who haven’t yet sent in their… Continue reading