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Getting Back Into the Workforce

By: Gloria Marie

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Getting back into the workforce after divorce can be frightening. Suddenly you are single and may need to support yourself. Most of my marriage I was a stay at home mom. I did lots of volunteer work and my ex-husband and I started 2 companies, but, when I went to write a resume, there was no one I could list for a recommendation. Or you may have worked but, need a better paying job. Have faith and believe in yourself. You can small steps to find that ideal job.

Marianne Williamson, in her book, “A Return to Love” writes:
“God, please use me” is the most powerful affirmation we can say for an abundant career. It is the miracle worker’s prayer. Everybody wants a great job. Accept that it’s already been given to you. The fact that you’re alive means a function has been assigned to you: open your heart to everyone and everything. That way you’re a vessel of God.

Of course, the ideal career may not happen overnight. You may have several jobs until you arrive at the career you love. The important thing is to believe in yourself and begin to take steps toward your path. Start creating a vision of your ideal career. Begin to do research on it. Are there some on-line classes or night classes you can take to improve your skills?

Five Questions to help you create a vision:

1. What would you like to be doing five years from now?
2. What part of that could you begin doing now?
3. How do you need to plan and prepare so you can be in that role in five years?
4. What would you say are your best strengths?
5. What type of work would you do even if you were not paid?

These questions may take you time to answer. The important point is to have faith in yourself and keep that vision alive.

Steps to Initiate Change in Your Life

By: Gloria Marie

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When we want change in our lives, it is usually in one of four areas: health, prosperity, relationships and career. Or maybe in all four areas. I believe in getting a clear vision of what you want to manifest into your life, but, you also need an action plan. Having a vision and sitting on your couch hoping something will happen usually does not work. Try these steps to initiate change in your life.

Part of that action plan is examining those areas that you want to see change. Sometimes we need to change the energy in order to receive guidance about change.

Health
You may want to improve your health. First, examine how you take care of your body. Do you eat healthy foods? Do you avoid toxic substances? Do you exercise? If you want to improve your health, this week, take one step toward a healthier lifestyle. Maye that one step is to remove caffeine from your diet or maybe go for a walk three times this week.

Prosperity
You may want increased prosperity, but, examine how you take care of what you already have. Look at your wallet or purse. Is it neatly organized? Or is it a mess of credit cards, receipts and junk? Even if your charge cards are maxed out, avoidance will not solve the problems. How about your financial files? Are they organized? This week take one step toward getting organized and therefore, get ready for more prosperity.

Relationships
You may be looking for love or you may want to improve an already existing relationship. First, look at how you treat yourself. Do you love yourself? Love begins with YOU! This week do something special for yourself, take that long relaxing bath. Look in the mirror and say, “I love and approve of you.”

Career
You may be unhappy in your current job or you may have lost your job. Do you spend time finding what you’re passionate about? Do you spend time in silence listening for inner guidance about how to proceed? This week take one step that gets you closer to your ideal job, even if it is just researching a new path.

By examining the area you want to change, you are putting energy out into the Universe and shouting that you ARE ready for change.

Entering the Workforce After Divorce

By: Gloria Marie

Entering or Re-entering the Workforce After Divorce

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Entering or re-entering the workforce after a divorce can be frightening. Suddenly you are single and may need to support yourself.  Most of my marriage I was a stay at home mom.  I did lots of volunteer work and my ex-husband and I started 2 companies, but, when I went to write a resume, there was no one I could list for a recommendation. Or you may have worked but, need a better paying job. Have faith and believe in yourself.  You can small steps to find that ideal job.

Marianne Williamson, in her book, “A Return to Love” writes:

“God, please use me” is the most powerful affirmation we can say for an abundant career.  It is the miracle worker’s prayer. Everybody wants a great job. Accept that it’s already been given to you. The fact that you’re alive means a function has been assigned to you: open your heart to everyone and everything. That way you’re a vessel of God.”

Of course, the ideal career may not happen overnight.  You may have several jobs until you arrive at the career you love. The important thing is to believe in yourself and begin to take steps toward your path.  My May 4 blog had, “10 Questions to Find Your Passion”.  Look back at it and answer those questions, the more you learn about yourself, the clearer your goals and dreams become.  Do not become a victim; move forward, one step at a time.

Six Questions to help you create a vision:

1. What would you like to be doing five years from now?

2. What part of that could you begin doing now?

3. How do you need to plan and prepare so you can be in that role in five years?

4. What would you say are your best strengths?

5. What percentage of the time are you operating out of your strengths?

6. How could you increase that, or creatively apply your strengths to today’s challenges?