Archive for November, 2012

Small and Spotty – Good Enough!

November 12th, 2012 by Laura Longley

A while ago I had been struggling with getting started on writing some materials for a course I wanted to give on finding your ideal career. Now, I have been working with people to do this for several years, and I certainly know how to help someone figure out what their ideal career is. But…

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Edinburgh Day 4: Scaling the Heights – The Value of a Support Group

November 5th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Arthur’s Seat is an extinct volcano, right in Edinburgh, and is part of Holyrood Park. In preparation for my trip to Edinburgh I joined some Meetups (as mentioned in an earlier post –www.meetup.com), and one of these was a Walking and Socialising (British spelling on Socialising) group. I have always loved to walk for exercise,…

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Edinburgh Day 3: The Joy of Accents

November 3rd, 2012 by Laura Longley

I recently joined Toastmasters in Seattle. I have realized that part of my calling, or purpose, is to do public speaking. I’m already comfortable speaking in front of a group, but I wanted to get a little more polished and I knew Toastmasters could help me with that. Because I only started going to Toastmasters…

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Edinburgh Day 2: Settling In and Feeling Welcomed

November 1st, 2012 by Laura Longley

My first morning in Edinburgh I slept in until 9 AM, and then got busy getting myself settled. The day before I had been too tired to deal with unpacking, so everything was in a big mess. I spent a little time getting everything unpacked a put away. I am fortunate that my room has…

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