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Perfectionism: Mapping the Vast Interior Part III/Going West

September 5, 2017

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This is a continuation of a blog about perfectionism that began with a posting March 21 2017:  “Perfectionism: Mapping the Vast Interior Part I/Facing East.” Read it and Part II/Heading South before starting Part III/Going West if you can.  So happy to welcome you all as we resume our journey around the Sacred Medicine Wheel, […]

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Perfectionism: Mapping the Vast Interior Part II/Heading South

June 20, 2017

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This is a continuation of a blog about perfectionism that began with a posting March 21, 2017: “Perfectionism: Mapping the Vast Interior Part I/Facing East.” Read it before starting Part II/Heading South if you can. Glad to welcome you all as we resume our journey around the Sacred Medicine Wheel, visiting the Four Directions and […]

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Perfectionism: Mapping the Vast Interior, Part 1

March 20, 2017

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Clients talk some about their perfectionistic tendencies. They share dilemmas from concrete to spiritual matters as they work hard to set their lives and careers on the right track.  But many are confused and paralyzed by their ideals, those goals that if achieved will make everything all right. It seems to be in our nature […]

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On Not Letting Work Pre-Occupy Our Lives

September 1, 2015

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How many of you who read the newspaper — be ready to symbolically raise your hand — read the obituaries? Hand-raisers don’t worry, you’re actually in good company, as over half of newspaper readers do. I do, and for me, these abbreviated biographies, the time and place of a person’s beginnings, their educational and career […]

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Job Search Zen – Part One: Perspective for an Oftentimes Hard Journey

October 13, 2014

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  Take out a white piece of paper. Breathe. What are your gifts? What have you accomplished? What is the work of your hands? Place this on the paper. Breathe. This is the hardest thing. There is help if you are stuck. A counselor. Breathe. Send your paper into the cloud. Push and pull from […]

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Work-Life Balance: Making it Real

March 26, 2014

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When career counseling clients identify their work values, there is one value that invariably finds itself in everyone’s top 5 – Work-Life Balance. Makes sense, though lately I’ve begun to wonder if there is more to this “balance” than what meets the eye. Have you pondered what exactly does work-life balance mean and how is […]

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Career Transition: Recovering Self-Identity Amidst Long-Term Unemployment (Part II)

September 25, 2012

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Dave Gallison, MS, LPC dave@gallisonconsulting.com http://www.gallisonconsulting.com503-704-7796Dave specializes in a short term, action-oriented approach to providing career management solutions to clients seeking to choose, change or advance their careers and reach their professional and personal potential. His unique strength as a career counselor is preparing you for informational interviews and directly assisting you in gaining access […]

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Career Transition: Recovering Self-Identity Amidst Long-Term Unemployment

September 15, 2012

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Dave Gallison, MS, LPC dave@gallisonconsulting.com http://www.gallisonconsulting.com503-704-7796Dave specializes in a short term, action-oriented approach to providing career management solutions to clients seeking to choose, change or advance their careers and reach their professional and personal potential. His unique strength as a career counselor is preparing you for informational interviews and directly assisting you in gaining access […]

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