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Uncover your old patterns to reveal the new learn new paradigm

Because I have lived in a northern temperate rainforest my entire adult life, I am used to the air being heavy with damp and cold, especially in the winter months. These days, however, I am noticing something different clouding the atmosphere – a sense of despair. Throughout much of the public discourse there seeps a subtle, yet pervasive, anxiety about our future. There are even whispers...

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Burnout is a blessing in disguise learn work

I suppose it’s somewhat apropos that as I attempt to write an article about burnout, I find myself propping my head up with my hands, barely able to stifle a yawn. My energy is spent. I am still recovering from being exposed to a diabolical strain of the flu. It was the first time I’ve been sick in almost four years so it seemed to ravage my immune system with extra oomph.

Of...

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6 stories keeping you stuck in your old job inspired work learn

This is an era of evolution like no other. We are being invited to step into a completely new paradigm both as individuals and as a humanity. If you are feeling the inner call towards something more expansive than what was before, then you know what I’m talking about. In relation to your work, you may also be feeling the desire for something more. You might be wanting to discover the work...

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How to discover your work when you feel lost inspired work learn

Hiking is an activity that suits my personality well. I love having steady forward momentum. Along with my adventure buddy, I have hiked several thousand kilometres summiting dozens of different peaks throughout multiple mountain ranges. We are both skilled at finding our way in the wild, but there are definitely occasions when we get turned around, even lost. Though, as I like to say,...

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What it takes to venture out onto your own path inspired work learn

A few years ago, I attended my 25th-year reunion for my university class where I attained my degree in chemical engineering. Before the event, I was hesitant to go. During my time in the program, I always felt like a bit of an outsider, and that’s saying something given it’s a group of people who often already felt on the edges of society. Having said that, I enjoyed my stint at...

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The lessons I wish I had learned at school to prepare me for my real work inspired work learn

As a child, I loved school. I had a mind suited for traditional types of learning. Even though I breezed through subjects like math and science, I most certainly was not trained for any kind of fulfilling or meaningful work. For that, I had to go on my own educational journey.

In my early adult years, I followed a somewhat conventional path. I went to university and earned my degree in chemical...

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